Recipes

Pumpkin and maple syrup tarts

Pumpkin and maple syrup tarts

You’ll love how simple these are to make.  Encased in a slightly sweet shortcrust pastry with a creamy pumpkin baked middle, they are an easy showstopper for any Thanksgiving gathering. Prep time: 30 mins  Bake time: 25 mins  Total time: approx 1 hour Equipment: mini pastry tins  For the pastry270g Risen Super White Spelt Flourr30g sugar100g butter, cubed90g waterpinch of salt For the tarts1 tin of pumpkin puree2 eggs180g maple syrup180g cream1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1/4 ground cloves1/4 ground nutmeg For the buttercream115g icing sugar60g butter 80ml double cream1tsp vanilla essence Method: Preheat oven to 180C Make the shortcrust spelt pastry.  Mix the...

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Simple Challah Bread

Simple Challah Bread

A three-strand braided loaf, this easy challah bread is light, soft and fluffy, with a golden brown crust. Ideal for sharing at any gathering. Prep time: 30 mins  Proofing time: approx 2 hours Bake time: 25 mins  Total time: approx 3 hours Ingredients: 500g Risen Mighty White Bread Flour240g lukewarm water40g/2 heaped tbs honey50g vegetable oil2 eggs, beaten (one for brushing)6g instant yeast, one packet7g salt1 tbs sesame seeds  Method: Dissolve the yeast in water and whisk in honey, oil and one beaten egg. The mixture should start to bubble In a large mixing bowl, mix the flour and salt together.  Add the yeast mixture to...

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Pecan and chocolate chip spelt cookie

Pecan and chocolate chip spelt cookie

These pecan nut chocolate cookies are a classic.  Textured and crisp on the outside and soft in the inside, they are such a tasty treat.  And who doesn’t love a chocolate and nut combo.. Prep time: 25 mins  Fridge time: 30 mins Bake time: 12 mins  Total time: approx 1 hour, 10 mins Ingredients: 160g Risen Mighty White Bread Flour115g butter, cubed65g caster sugar65g maple syup1 egg100g toasted pecans140g chocolate chips1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp vanillla essence Method: Toast the pecan nuts lightly under a grill.  Either break them up into pieces of keep them whole – up to you! In a...

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Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Swirl Cake

Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Swirl Cake

This is such a comforting and satisfying bake. Perfectly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves, it's generously filled with a cream cheese swirl.  It's the ideal autumnal treat. Prep time: 30 mins  Bake time: 50 - 60 mins  Total time: 1 hour, 30 mins Equipment: bread tin  Ingredients: 250g Risen Super White Spelt Flour120ml vegetable oil150g light brown sugar300g pureed butternut squash (as an alternative to pumpkin puree)1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence2 eggsPinch of salt2 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp ground ginger1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1/2 tsp ground cloves For the cream cheese filling226g (8oz) cream cheese55g caster sugar 1 egg1 tsp vanilla...

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