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Get ready for pancake day
100g plain flour
1tbsp oil,plus some for frying
pinch of salt
Put the flour and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.Make a well in the centre and crack in the eggs,add the milk and the 1tbsp oil and whisk until a smooth batter.If the batter is to thick add a splash of milk.The batter should be the consistency of slightly thick single cream.Heat the frying pan over a moderate heat,then wipe it with oiled kitchen paper.Ladle in some of the mixture and make a thin even layer.After 30 sec the pancake should be ready to flip.Turn out onto a warm plate,and repeat to use up all the batter.Serve with your choose of filling.
175g butter,plus extra for greasing
200g milk chocolate,broken into pieces
225g light soft brown sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
100g plain flour
30g cocoa powder
Preheat the oven to gas 4,180c,fan 160c.Grease 20cm square baking tin and line with nonestick
Put the butter and 150g chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water,stirring often,until completely melted.Remove and set aside to cool a little.
Put the eggs,sugar and vanilla in a separate bowl and whisk to combine.Stir in cooled chocolate,then sift in flour and cocoa.Add the remaining chocolate ;mix well.
Pour the mixture into the lined tray and bake for 20-25 mins,until a thin crust forms on the surface with a silght wobble.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin for 30 mins,before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.Cut into 36 squares and chill until ready to serve.
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp clear honey
1tsp coarse grain mustard
2 large sweet potatoes,peeled and cut into chunks
2 large carrots,halved
2 large parsnips,quartered
1 large red onion,cut into wedges
1 red pepper,cut into large pieces
4 chicken breasts
Preheat oven to 200c/180c fan/gas 6.Mix 1 tsp oil with 1tsp honey and the mutard,and set aside.
Add the sweet potatoes,parsnips and carrots to a large pan of boiling water.Bring back to the boil and simmer for 3 min.Drain and put in a bowl.Toss with the rest of the oil and put into a roasting tin and roast for 25min.
Add the onion and pepper to the roasting tray with the rest of the honey.Turn over to coat.
Brush the chicken with the dressing you put aside and add to the roasting tin.Cook for 25-30min or until the chicken is cooked.And serve.
300ml whipped cream
250g pack digestives
1 can of carnation caramel
100g melted butter
Crush the biscuits in a bowl and add the butter.Press into a round cake tin (20cm) then leave to set in the fridge.Spread the carnation caramel straight from the tin onto the base,top with the slice bananas.Finish by spooning on the cream and grating over the chocolate.