bero currant slice

Thank you for sharing. Thank you for the recipe they went down a storm. Could you please tell me what’s in British Spice? It's was a funny old week, last week - it was bitterly cold at work, that kind of cold where the ends of your toes are chilly and you can't get warm. Cheers for an easy to follow recipe :) My mum calls it ‘fly paper cake’ :D looking forward to eating it! Haggis is the obvious one (love it), Lorne sausage, macaroni pies, deep-fried Mars Bar and even Irn Bru cupcakes – Scotland is famed for it’s love of “unique” foods. Roll out pastry to ½cm thick. Especially when its make with home made flakey pastry, Total Carbohydrate I added chopped dates, chopped apple and a good tbsp of marmalade to bind it together. Remove from the oven and sprinkle a little sugar on top to finish. brown sugar, cream, vanilla extract, gelatin sheets, currant and 5 more. The last batch of #flycemetry was so good, decided to make a double batch this time ;) ! The posh name for this delicious concoction is "Fruit Slice" but it is often called "Fly Cemetery" as the filling of raisins and currants does look a bit like a collection of dead flies! Remove the pastry from the fridge and roll to 0.5cm thickness and cut into two large rectangles, about the size of your tray. Ingredients. This is just going in the oven now! Sprinkle a baking tray with water. Coconut tart recipe from Momma's BeRo book: we used this as we were growing up, wonder if Mum still has it. Tender steamed pudding dotted with succulent currants is drizzled with a luxuriously rich and creamy vanilla custard. As the name suggests, this Cut and Come Again Cake is for, well, cutting and coming back again for another greedy guts slice!. Filed Under: pastry, recipe, scottish, tray bake, Very easy, Donna! © All content copyright to Amy Lorimer & Christine Lorimer unless otherwise stated. Glaze with egg or milk and bake for 30 minutes or until light gold in colour. Set aside. Press edges together to seal. Granny’s Top Tips We used to purchase these at a local bakery that closed a number of years ago, out of the blue my husband asked me to make some. If the case is for immediate use, with a hot filling, e.g. Using a serrated-edged knife, trim edges to neaten. Must confess used bought pastry and added half an eating apple, chopped. I haven’t seen a fly cemetery for years, I live in New Zealand and every bakery used to have their own variation of them. Title: Be-Ro Home Recipes: Scones, Cakes, Pastry, Puddings; Date: circa 1920 to circa 1929; Description: Great Britain; "wholesome, simple, economical"; several references to children: tempting children to eat with Be-Ro, cooking with mother is more fun with Be-Ro, … Thanks so much Ann. If you grew up in Scotland, you’d know and love these little coconut treats which are sold in many bakeries, or made by many Scottish grannies. 150 g cold unsalted butter, chopped. I’ll let him tell you all about this recipe in his own inimitable words. 2 cups plain flour. Ever so simple and a lot more tasty than it’s pet-name may suggest, Fruit Slice is a melt-in-the-mouth short crust pastry treat, loaded with currants and lashings of sugar. Ron Mundy (Mothers's maiden name: Brewster). Good food memories. Method. Dust with caster sugar and cut into squares when cool. Can’t wait! Spoon the currant mixture evenly onto the pastry on the baking tray, leaving a small gap around the edges. I hadn't made it for over forty years, and was a bit dubious when I saw SR flour in the pastry section of the recipe. Just as the traditional fruit slice should be. Method. I roll 1/2 of recipe into flat rectangle spread with soft butter then sugar or cinn. Thank you. Roll out the second half of the pastry and place across the top of the other, sealing in the currant mixture. Dundee cake. 21.5 g Seal edge with milk. Not for the weak stomached; it’s simply because of the currant’s resemblance too, well, lots of dead flies… Our Granny can even recall when her own Papa would pick out the currants and joke that they were delicious little flies! Venison Medallions with Fresh Blackcurrant Sauce Unilever UK. sugar. 1- 1½ tbsp cold water. Currant Panna Cotta Marmita. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Make your filling by heating your butter, sugar and spice in a pan over a medium heat until combined and melted. Squeeze them out and throw them away, then mix the fruit into the tea. Glaze the pastry with beaten egg, or with cream, milk or yoghurt. And I’m a big fan of easy recipes ;), I like your recipes but I would like you to leave a tray/tin size please. These Current Squares look delicious. Slice it into thick wedges and spread with salted butter for a satisfying treat 1 hr and 50 mins . Spread the mint and currant/raisin mixture evenly across the pastry, leaving a small gap around the edges. See more ideas about recipes, food, cooking recipes. I think it would make it too sticky and lose all the spices but I guess it’s down to personal preference. Preheat oven to 200°C/ 400°F Roll out half the pastry very thinly and line a Swiss roll tin. Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published. It came out perfect. What do you know it as; Fruit Slice or Fly Cemetery? Method. Keep on reading for new hints and tips, an updated recipe and images. VANILLA PANETTONE Unilever UK. Makes 20 squares. A lost treasure. Freeze butter or margarine for half an hour before grating. In a large saucepan, boil sultanas, sugar, salt, water, and butter for 5 minutes. Mix the sultanas, raisins and orange zest in a large mixing bowl.. Pour over the tea and cover the bowl. Add iced water until a dough is formed. redcurrants, cinnamon, caster sugar, icing sugar, panettone, Carte D'Or Vanilla Ice Cream. I’ve been making these years I know them as currant slices made with Ruff puff pastry from my mums old Bero cook book they are my husbands favourite cake. This is a recipe from Keighley’s own ‘Mike the Baker’, the award-winning baker in the town and regular bakery contributor to the local ‘Keighley News‘.‘. ♥  Why not mix things up (and messier) by trying Fruit Slice with puff pastry for a change? Proven for over 100 years, Be-Ro flours can be used for traditional baking, all types of pastry, as well as fine cookery recipes, such as sponges, cakes and scones! I reduced the amount of sugar and next time I will try adding some jam (as suggested above) to bind it all together. what kind of spices are in it? In a bowl mix the currants, sugar, butter and mixed spice until combined. Wish I’d have found this recipe years ago…so easy ! My Dad loved these “Flies Cemeteries” and Eccles Cakes, would have loved to have made him these. Fold over. Dust with caster sugar and cut into squares when cool. Excellent recipe haven’t had these for l live in Yorkshie. 1 egg yolk. I also made the pastry (handle it a little as possible). Not a huge fan of currants myself, I was unsure of how many people would be happy to take some off my hands but it turns out there’s already been requests for another batch! Easy . Stir in the oats and mix well. Exceptionally good recipe for Flies Graveyard. 101. custard tart, bake for 15 minutes, fill and reheat. Weigh your currants into a large bowl, then cover these in … Brush the top pastry with a little milk or beaten egg, before pricking a few holes on the top of the pastry. This currant slice lacks love, to improve ,,being a chef, this product to me is just dried currants between 2 slabs of pastry, boring, how about binding the currants with currant jam, not to liquid, but thick jam, so it dosent run into the pastry, this product with a cup of char, would be a gastronomical delight, It wouldn’t be a fly pie if it had Jam in it, would it, I grew up just after the war making this with freshly chopped mint and the whole idea was NOT to make it too sweet but have a contrast between the short pastry and the sweet fruit. Best Fruit Slice Ever! https://bakingwithgranny.co.uk/recipe/fruit-slice-fly-cemetery Here is an unsurpassed favourite, especially when made with a delicate flaky pastry. Thanks for commenting, Ann. There’s something about us Scots and our love of questionable foods. Be-Ro's Flours, available as plain and self-raising, and in a variety of pack sizes, are the ideal flours for all your baking requirements. Combine the butter, syrup, and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until the ingredients have melted and dissolved. Uk Recipes Retro Recipes Coconut Recipes Tart Recipes Vintage Recipes Sweet Recipes Baking Recipes Dessert Recipes Recipies. Pour on currant filling, spreading evenly, then cover with the rest of the pastry. I get many comments on this recipe and it usually disappears very quickly whenever i take it anywhere, plus it's fairly economical as well, using ingredients that are usually lying in the cupboard or fridge anyway. Currant Squares. She often filled it with mincemeat which made it lovely and moist. Read our Privacy Policy. Please tell us what you mean by “spice mix”?? Or coconut and raspberry jam tarts are a big thing in Scotland in Adelaide evenly, return., cranberries, mixed peel, demerara sugar … via Wendy ’ s flavour glaze the pastry on top. Add butter or margarine for half an hour before grating cemetry was one of their favorite desserts,! 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