Autumn Recipes




Preheat oven 350F/180C/Gas 4. Grease an 8″ square tin (line with baking parchment optional)
6oz of oats, 3oz soft brown sugar,1 tsp ground ginger, 4oz butter or margarine,1 tbsp golden syrup, 1 tbsp clear honey.

Mix together the oats, sugar and ginger, melt the butter, syrup and honey.Stir into dry ingredients mixing well. Press into tin levelling with a knife. Bake for 20 minutes but do not overcook.

When cool top with 2oz butter or margarine, 2 tbsp golden syrup melted and mixed with 4 tbsp icing sugar, half tsp ground ginger. Pour this over and leave to set before cutting into pieces.


Preheat oven to 325F/170C/Gas3. Line a 2 lb loaf tin.
75g butter, 100g sugar, 125gSR flour, ½tsp salt, ½tsp bicarbonate of soda, ½ tsp mixed spice,  ½ tsp ground ginger, 1 egg, 2 ripe bananas chopped and 100g mixed dried fruit.

Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy, beat in the egg, sift and fold in the dry ingredients and mix in the banana and dried fruit. Pour into tin and bake for 1 hour or until skewer comes out clean. Cool on rack.