Recipes

Sarah’s delicious home-made cakes and soups are always very well received in the shop. We would like to share some of her favourite recipes with you here. Just click on the individual link to read and print.

We’d love to hear what you think and how you get on, or perhaps you might have a recipe of your own that you would like to recommend. Just drop us an email to: hello@beechwoodfinefoods.com

Gooseberry-elderflower-coconut-cakeThis is a variation on a recipe already on the website and received great feedback when served in Beechwood as a gluten free cake.

Cuts into 10-12 slices.

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Is this a cake, a scone or a shortcake? I’m not quite sure, but made with early season English strawberries you can enjoy the taste of summer now.

Cuts into 12 slices.

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Black-Forest-SandwichA twist on a chocolate Victoria sponge which proved to be the most popular whole cake ordered by Beechwood customers in 2013.

Cuts into 12+ slices. Cake can be frozen undecorated. read more »

choc-swiss-rollThe traditional Swiss roll mix is easier to handle than a meringue based roulade. Make into a Yule log, or a delicious dessert. My version (pictured) has a filling of cherry jam and a white chocolate butter cream.

Sponge can be made ahead and frozen

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pumpkin chutneyA great way to use up the left over pumpkin flesh after Halloween – enjoy with cold meats and cheese, or give as gifts at Christmas.

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A fabulous splash of colour for any lunchtime snack or dinner party starter

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Great as a pudding or a cake for afternoon tea

Cuts into 12-16 slices. read more »

A moist cake which keeps well and always very popular

Cuts into 12-16 slices. Can be frozen undecorated. read more »

This is an adaptation of a recipe I regularly use where I’ve change the flavour to make a light, moist and refreshingly fruity cake. read more »

A dense chocolaty torte quite like a brownie in texture. Serve in slices or cut individual shapes, like the heart in the photograph, perfect for Valentines!

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