What’s not to love? This cherry pie is everything you could ever want when baking a sweet, sweet something. The house fills with the sticky delicious aroma whilst you’re making the filling, then the deeper mouthwateringly butter pastry baking in a hot oven. By the time the pie is out and cooling, you’re ready with the cream for pouring and the spoon for digging in.
Historically made with raspberry jam and slivered almonds, and occasionally stewed fruit like apples – Here I’ve spiced it up with lemon curd and ginger for a real zing and lovely tartness. A nice tart tart – a bit like me really!
In the winter this was a consolation prize when standing at a cold,wet bus stop waiting to get home from school… serve it in large slabs, with oodles of custard or a nice mug of ‘Rosie-Lee’ (tea)…
Plums are in season, chocolate never goes out of season, a match made in heaven, thanks to Sandra Grant from Tahakopa who suggested these ingredients, including cream cheese and sugar which inspired this delicious tart as part of my recent Favourite Things birthday giveaway. A great way to rediscover fruit! N-Joy. X
There is nothing more delicious then a fresh slice of this loaf with a wedge of beautiful Cheddar or a spoonful of warm Crème Anglaise. Traditionally, my family used to have a very basic version of it at Easter, but I suppose there is no reason to restrict yourself to special occasions. The warm, spicy cinnamon and nutmeg aroma filling the house, reminds me of my childhood, back home in London.
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