"You can't be too careful, especially toward spring," he said, heaping his plate with straw-coloured griddle- cakes and drowning them in golden syrup
. "If I'd only been as prudent at your age May would have been dancing at the Assemblies now, instead of spending her winters in a wilderness with an old invalid."
Healthy sticky toffee pudding INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 Low-calorie cooking spray 75g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1tbsp black treacle 3 tbsp granulated sweetener 50g reduced-fat spread 3 medium eggs 1tbsp golden syrup
Info t luxuriously won' you Sweetand lowcalorie indulgent, believethe count of just 233 per serving DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 190C (fan 170C/gas mark 5) and spray four ovenproof ramekins with low-calorie cooking spray.
The secret to that joyous scent is the Lyle's Golden Syrup
Factory, nestled right beneath theNewhamstation, on what was once known as the "Sugar Mile", when it was packed with docks, refineries and factories handling all things sweet.
Put all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl, but keep the golden syrup
to one side.
INGREDIENTS: 100g Trex, plus a little extra, for greasing 100g light muscovado sugar 100g golden syrup
1 large egg 4 tbsp milk 100g self-raising flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground ginger 100g fine or medium oatmeal METHOD 1.
LANCASHIRE PARKIN (serves 12) Spiced with ginger and cinnamon, this autumn classic has a deliciously nutty texture and is easy to make INGREDIENTS 100g Trex, plus a little extra, for greasing 100g light muscovado sugar 100g golden syrup
1 Large egg 4tbsp milk 100g self-raising flour 1/4tsp salt 2tsp ground cinnamon 2tsp ground ginger 100g fine or medium oatmeal METHOD 1.
Lara Mason took six days to create the 12kg (26lb) confection of Emma Belben who won a Lyle's Golden Syrup
competition to have an edible sculpture of her head made.
INGREDIENTS (MAKES 16) 100g clear honey; 100g golden syrup
; 4tbsp Pura Coconut Oil Blend; 200g jumbo rolled oats; 100g desiccated coconut; 100g shelled macadamia nuts or hazelnuts, halved; 50g pumpkin seeds; 50g sunflower seeds; 100g dried cranberries; 100g dried cherries; 3 egg whites METHOD 1.
Mix all the ingredients toge-ther, except the golden syrup
, and put into the greased bowl.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 14) Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes Trex, for greasing 75g trex, at room temperature 50g butter 125g light muscovado sugar 2 tbsp golden syrup
1 small egg, beaten 300g plain flour 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp baking powder Currants and sweets, to decorate Ready-made decorating icing (sold in tubes) These tasty treats METHOD 1.
SUMMER FRUIT SEMIFREDDO (SERVES 6) feeling Fruit INGREDIENTS: 400g frozen mixed summer fruits; 100g caster sugar; 3tbsp water; 7 slices of white bread (about 170g), crusts removed, halved lengthways; 600ml double cream; 2tbsp golden syrup
CRUNCHY OAT BARS INGREDIENTS 200g Asda Porridge Oats 225g Asda Plain Flour 250g butter, chilled, cut into small cubes 150g light soft brown sugar 75g Asda Sunflower Seeds 3 tbsp Asda Smart Price Golden Syrup
175g pack raspberries 50g dried cranberries METHOD 1.