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Strawberry and elderflower trifles recipe

No summer would be complete without a glorious trifle to dig into. Why not make sweet little individual portions?<p><b>SERVES</b><p>Makes 6-8 individual trifles or 1 large one<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>100ml/3 ½ fl oz elderflower cordial, plus an extra splash<br>• 2 gelatin leaves<br>• A squeeze of lemon and zest of ½ lemon<br>• 450g/1lb …

Greek Yogurt Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

Your favorite dessert with half the fat, twice the protein, and a probiotics boost<p>Your favorite dessert with half the fat, twice the protein, and a probiotics boost<p>Greek yogurt—is there anything it can’t do? You can eat it, freeze it, cook with it, and now, make other foods out of it. Green …

8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

As sad as we are that summer is coming to a close, we’re super excited that Labor Day affords us one more long weekend to grill (and chill) out before cooler temps take over. If you’re hosting a backyard gathering this weekend, we’re guessing that burgers and dogs are at the top of your shopping …

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

Cheat Day | Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

There are two interesting (OK, a little off-putting) things about this recipe: 1) It doesn't contain butter (ah!) and 2) one of its main ingredients is avocado.Was I really about to embark on making a guacamole cupcake? Absolutely. I couldn't deny that Joy Wilson's picture of her beautiful cupcakes …

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

The new baker: ginger crunch bars

These moreish mouthfuls have a ginger and syrup icing and a crumbly, crunchy, gingery base – perfect with a cup of tea.<p>When I was a child my mother made a variation on these bar cookies from a Betty Crocker cookbook. Over time I've made the biscuits shorter and more crumbly, but they should still …

Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.

Cupcakes

Lemon drizzle cake

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?<p>Ingredients<p>225g unsalted butter, …

The new baker: elderflower lime and almond fairy cakes

Delicate mini sponge cakes made with marzipan and elderflower cordial, topped with citrussy icing.<p>Quick and easy, these irresistible little cakes are perfect for picnics or as a teatime treat.<p><i>makes 24 mini cakes</i><p>75g (2¾oz) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing<br>280g (9¾oz) …

Maple custard tart recipe

A traditional custard tart with a rich maple flavour.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p>This is a tweak on an old-fashioned custard tart recipe. Maple syrup replaces vanilla, the classic choice, and adds an elegant oaky depth. Most importantly, when cooked, the tart should retain a slight wobble.<p><i>For the sweet pastry tart</i> …