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Blackcurrant cake

Blackcurrant cake

This is a lovely cake, just as good eaten cold with coffee or served warm as a dessert with ice cream. This recipe also works well with gooseberries – just replace the blackcurrants with the same quantity of gooseberries. Grease an 8” loose-bottomed tin. Heat the oven to 180*C / 375*F / Gas mark 4. Put all ingredients […]

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Blackcurrant ice cream

Simple fruit ice cream

We don’t like to have cream in the shop that’s skirting too close to its use-by date, so recipes like this are a great way to use it all up without having to eat it at once. Though, I must say, the ice cream is so delicious that its often eaten just as quickly! I […]

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Blackcurrant swirly meringues

Blackcurrant swirly meringues

These swirly desserts make an impressive dinner party finale. They make a light dessert of sweet meringue with the tart blackcurrants. Makes 8 meringues. Make a puree with the blackcurrants by heating them gently in a pan over a gentle heat with 1 tbsp caster sugar. When cooked, sieve the puree to remove the skins. […]

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Summer pudding

Summer pudding

This easy-to-make traditional summer fruit dessert is a delicious combination of sweet and sharp. At the right time of the season, you can pick all the fruits needed for this recipe on the farm. We also stock a summer pudding mix of frozen fruit in the farm shop. Delia Smith’s summer pudding recipe is our family’s […]

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Homemade raspberry jam

Homemade jam

There is nothing to beat homemade jam! It can’t compete with the commercial jams on price but it wins hands down on flavour, texture, and scoring brownie points with friends and family. Traditionally, jam is made in a preserving pan, but making smaller quantities in a large saucepan is just as good. The pan needs […]

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