Blackcurrant pancakes

Blackcurrant pancakes

A home-grown take on the American blueberry pancake concept, combining a Scotch pancake recipe with a likelier alternative for garden fruit. If you’ve already frozen your crop, you can use berries straight from the freezer. Ingredients  (makes about 14 pancakes) 150g (5½oz) self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 50g (1¾oz) caster sugar 1 egg 150ml (5½floz) milk 100g (3½oz) blackcurrants…
Blackcurrant Sponge

Blackcurrant Sponge

A delicious and easy one-bowl sponge loaded with juicy blackcurrants SERVES 8 FOR THE SPONGE • 225g (8oz) unsalted butter, softened, plus a little more for greasing the tin • 225g (8oz) self-raising flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 4 eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten • 225g (8oz) golden caster sugar • 1 tsp vanilla extract FOR THE…
Blackcurrant Ice Cream

Blackcurrant Ice Cream

Three simple ingredients are all that is needed to make this smooth and delicious ice cream made with fresh blackcurrants. SERVES 5-6 • 450g (1lb) blackcurrants • 175g (6oz) sugar • 275ml (10fl oz) double cream 1. Reserve 2-3 tbsp whole blackcurrants, set aside. Place the remaining blackcurrants into a sieve set over a mixing bowl and mash with a…