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Chocolate bread pudding with yummy chocolate sauce

AdvantagesDelicious and fairly healthy

DisadvantagesNone

"Chocolate bread pudding with yummy chocolate sauce Serves: 4 Preparation: 20 minutes preparation, 1-2 hours soaking and cooking for 40 minutes. This is a delicious dessert and one of my favorite recipes, if you use skimmed milk and sweetener it's fairly healthy if eaten in moderation it is also cheap to make. Ingredients 6 slices white or brown bread, crusts removed and cut into squares Half teaspoon margarine 600ml (1 pint) skimmed ..." Read review
10.01.2009

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A rant, a pumpkin pie, and an apple strudel!

AdvantagesThe pie and the strudel recipes!

DisadvantagesI do go on a bit as ever!

"§§§Mary introduction/waffle§§§ It was 10th October when the first child came round begging - sorry, I mean 'trick or treating'. Following this I locked the door, and kept it locked (except of course when leaving and entering the house) until it was all over. Since our friends all live in other towns (and would phone before coming round), it's not necessary for us to open the door - it's only ever Jehovah's Witnesses, children wanting my money, ..." Read review
05.11.2007

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Community Level 5fabfrog5

fabfrog5

Bread n' butter Pud! Review with images

AdvantagesDelicious hot or cold and lasts a few days.

DisadvantagesFatty!

"Bread and Butter Pudding Another one of my childhood favourites. My mother would quite happily leave me to make this dish on my own as a child! This pudding is so very easy to make and can be eaten hot or cold, with custard or on its own. I enjoy it on its own! It's very filling and fattening but lovely! I don't actually know the history of this dish but it is excellent for finishing off a loaf of bread that might otherwise be wasted. *Suitable ..." Read review
09.02.2006

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A PIE, A CRUMBLE? NO, KRUCHE CIASTO ZE SLIWKAMI. Review with images

AdvantagesIt looks and tastes wonderful!

DisadvantagesProbably will not help your diet or my cholesterol level!

"Not my usual style of review this, so if I make a complete lash of it, please forgive! If the above title means nothing to you, and as this is a Polish recipe why should it, then what you are about to bake here is a plum crumble pie. It is many years since I last read a recipe book of any sort! Writing one, having attempted to put this one recipe onto Word is obviously way beyond my capabilities! My wife, however tells me that this is so ..." Read review
24.08.2005

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Treat yourself and still loose weight

AdvantagesLow Fat so you can still enjoy whilst dieting

Disadvantagesnone

"...wrote down a couple of recipes that helped me when I have dieted in the past, believe me, I was very successful at loosing weight on the occasions I put my mind to it, I lost 6 stone on both occasions with Weight Watchers and 4 stone on the one occasion I went with Slimming World, unfortunately I am one of natures yo-yo dieters and once I stop dieting the weight creeps back on. I am 44yrs old now and have done a few diets during my life. The one I ..." Read review
18.01.2006

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Community Level 4mizzjasmine

mizzjasmine

Mm Mm And Mmm: Brownies

AdvantagesChocolate

DisadvantagesWalnuts

" I have worked longish and hardish at becoming the chocolate brownie queen. I used to be a relationship with a lying scumbag who said that he would do all the cooking in exchange for never having to use the washing machine, which I thought was all fair and equal and agreeable to my feminist self. My idea of an exotic gourmet meal is stew, which was taught to me mere weeks ago. As it turns out, as it does with lying scumbags, the scumbag's idea of breakfast/lunch/snack/posh ..." Read review
09.09.2004

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Community Level 2Zahoori

Zahoori

DESERTS FOR ALL THE SEASONS, Review with images

Advantages100% DELICIOUS!

DisadvantagesSOMETIMES WE'RE JUST TOO LAZY TO MAKE THEM OURSELVES!

"DESERTS FOR ALL SEASONS, INCLUDING; SUMMER, SPRING, AUTUMN AND WINTER . SPRING DESSERTS: BLACKCURRANT ICE CREAM: SERVES: 6 PREPERATION AND COOKING: 25 minutes plus cooling and 2-3 hours freezing INGREDIENTS: 8oz (225g) blackcurrants 4oz (125g) caster sugar 2 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons creme de cassis 4 eggs, seperated 1/2 pint (300ml) double or whipping cream, whipped to soft peaks crisp biscuits to serve DIRECTIONS: put ..." Read review
16.09.2006

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Grannies Clootie Dumpling Review with images

Advantagesreally easy to make

Disadvantagesunwrapping the cloth is fiddly and annoying

"My gran always used to make a clootie dumpling every sunday for dessert, then she passed the recepie to my mum and now I am making it. Although for some strange reason mines doesn't taste as good as grannies or mums, and I follow the recepie and directions exactly. Gran and mum used to serve the Clootie Dumpling hot with custard or you could eat it cold spread with butter, either way it tastes delicious. A clootie Dumpling is a pudding made ..." Read review
27.10.2007

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Desserts for everybodys tastes

AdvantagesYummy

DisadvantagesProbs laden with calories

"...share some of my favourite recipes with you. Now, when I go to a dinner party, to somebodys house for tea, or out for my tea, the dessert is always the thing I remember- usually, if it's good. My family is big on puddings and desserts and our household has one almost every night. In my review i'm going to tell you some of my favourite recipes (tried and tested) and try to include some tips and hints on how to make your dessert turn out the ..." Read review
21.02.2008

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Community Level 5cladach29

cladach29

Warming Winter Pud from the Microwave

AdvantagesWarming, comforting, quick, psychologically beneficial

DisadvantagesHigh calorie count!

"When I was a child there was one dish which I used to BEG my mum to make whenever winter came round. At the time it seemed to me that she only made it once per year (although she denies this and says that it was at least 3 or 4 times). The dish in question was treacle sponge pudding and given that it had to be steamed in a pudding basin I can understand her reluctance to make it: anyone who has ever made a pudding this way will know that it takes ..." Read review
07.11.2006

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Community Level 2dariocrosier

dariocrosier

Banoffee Pie, Give it a try

AdvantagesTasty

DisadvantagesMake you fat

"Banoffee Pie - Simply Perfect. Honestly the hardest bit is spelling it right, the rest is fun. This is a recipe on how to make Banoffee Pie, probably very similar to others you may have seen. If your on a diet... It has bananas in. If you're not then it taste's like heaven. I like to cook (mainly desserts; so I can lick off the spoons etc. :P), in a way ironic as I'm Italian, plus i have a little cookbook in Italian. I first started to ..." Read review
29.01.2009

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A Shrub For All Seasons

AdvantagesIt's volatile.

DisadvantagesNone that I know of.

"Please don’t pick at me or rate me down because you think the op is in the wrong category; there is no right category for elder or rather not *one* right category, including this there are 9 possible ones: 1) Current Debate: Armed Kids 2) Fritters 3) Elderflower Champagne 4) Preserve No.1 5) Juice 6) Soup 7) Preserve No.2 8) Medicine 9) Cosmetics Elder or Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a shrub-like tree found both as a wild and ..." Read review
17.09.2002

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Community Level 2alli_beer

alli_beer

My Life is fullfilled - with CHOCOLATE

AdvantagesThe world is heavenly

DisadvantagesThe bottom gets heavy

"I am not a cook, infact I detest cooking. The weekly culinary skills I put to use in the kitchen consist of opening tins and shoving stuff into the mircowave. Mmmm This recipe for an uncooked chocolate dessert is simple, easy, and most of all YUMMY, it must be the best chocolate dessert EVER (and is definitely NOT for children) Chocolate YUM YUM Serves 10 3 oz (75 g) Amoretti biscuits, crushed finely with a rolling pin 1 lb (450 g) dark ..." Read review
05.10.2005

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Melt/stir/chill - easy white chocolate cheesecake

AdvantagesLudicrously easy to make, gorgeous

DisadvantagesLudicrously easy to eat, full-fat

"This is my solution to dinner party puddings. And I really don't do dinner parties, but other people do so you can take this safe in the knowledge that it won't let you down and people will think you 'tried'. It is also fabulous for after having people round to eat - which isn't a dinner party but something entirely less stressful, at least it is in my house. I came to this recipe by way of Sydney, Bill Grainger's recipe (thanks) and some tinkering. ..." Read review
20.06.2006

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Ice Creams For Mandy

AdvantagesEasy peasy lemon squeezy and no nasty additives.

DisadvantagesThey all make you fat and your teeth will fall out.

"...thought I'd give you some recipes for frozen desserts for which you won't need an ice cream maker. Neither will you need to freeze for a bit, beat for a bit, freeze for a bit until you're sure your arm will fall off. And there's little in the way of those nasty preservatives and additives either, so woohoo! ● LEMON SPOOM ● 50ml water 100g granulated sugar 280ml carton whipping cream juice of 2 lemons 2 egg whites Gently heat ..." Read review
07.06.2003

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