Recipes

Recipes feature regularly on What the Redhead said and you can see every recipe we have created so far here.

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6 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

As a family we eat a lot of chicken and we love the slow cooker so I thought I would round up our favourite chicken slow cooker dishes. Chicken can be quite cheap – and a lot of recipes use chicken on the bone which is a lot cheaper that chicken breasts. It also stops the chicken drying out during the extended cooking process. One of our favourite meals is Slow Cooker…

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Mince Pie Flapjacks Recipe

If you’re looking for a tasty treat that reminds you of all things festive and isn’t traditional festive baking like a normal mince pie then you should give these Mince Pie Flapjacks a go. A very simple twist on a typical flapjack but it tastes just like mince pies without being overpowering. This leftover mincemeat flapjacks recipe is definitely a great twist on a classic recipe that the whole family…

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Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Recipe

We love making cupcakes at home and I always use our never fail cupcake recipe each time we make them but sometimes it’s nice to have a bit of variety and so we’ve started making chocolate chip cupcakes based on the same recipe. These are lovely to make as they don’t seem unfinished – they don’t need icing or any decorating and can be enjoyed as a tea time treat,…

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Plum Crumble Recipe

You just can’t beat a good crumble at this time of year and plum is one of our favourites. We always buy far too many plums and this is the perfect way to use them up – such a hearty, warming dessert that the whole family will love. Here’s our Plum Crumble Recipe: Ingredients: 400g plums 1 tsp vanilla extract 80g plain flour 50g butter 75g caster sugar 15g demerara…

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Slow Cooker Moussaka Recipe

I recently cooked lasagne in the slow cooker and and since then I have tried a whole host of traditional oven dishes in the slow cooker. We cook a lot of slow cooker chicken but never really lamb mince. But this slow cooker moussaka was so good that I just had to share it. I’m looking forward to creating many more traditional oven dishes in the slow cooker. So watch…

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Frosted Orange Cake Recipe

This may be the nicest cake I have ever baked. I don’t know whether it’s because I bothered to ice it and make it look pretty or that the sponge was so moist and full of flavour – it couldn’t have been nicer. This was based on a recipe for ginger cake but any regular readers know I really don’t need any more ginger in my life so I went for…

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Fruity Banana Muffins Recipe

The children love to bake and one thing we bake regularly is mini muffins – as they’re just so easy. They make a great breakfast or snack for the children and they freeze really well. Here’s our recipe for Fruity Banana Muffins. Here’s our Fruity Banana Muffins recipe: Ingredients 230g margarine 230g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 eggs, beaten 4 over ripe bananas 100ml sour cream 450g plain flour…

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