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Our special Irish Tea Brack recipe, made even more tasty by adding one key ingredient – we’re sure you can guess what that is!..


  • 8 fl.oz. strong Barry’s Tea
  • 6 oz brown sugar
  • 1lb mixed, dried fruit
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 9 oz. plain flour
  • ½ level teaspoon breadsoda


Put tea, sugar and dried fruit in a bowl, cover and leave to soak overnight. Grease a 2lb loaf tin. Add the lightly beaten egg to the fruit mixture. Sieve the flour and breadsoda together and fold into the mixture. Turn into the prepared tin and bake for 1 1/2- 1 3/4 hours at 350oF (180oC) or Mark 4. Cool on a wire tray and server sliced with butter.

Black Bean Burgers

460g cooked black beans, (2x 400g tins, drained)200g sweetcorn2 cloves garlic1 tsp smoked paprika1/4 tsp cayenne pepper1 tsp smoked or regular sea salt20g fresh coriander, stalks and leaves finely chopped1 egg, whisked180g cream crackers, crushedBallymaloe Jalapeno RelishSERVES 6Place the garlic in a food processor and blitz until finely chopped. Add the beans, sweetcorn, paprika, cayenne [...]


Pea Guacamole

Serves 2Ingredients 1 tin Batchelors Irish peas, drained & rinsed2 cloves garlic, crushed or gratedSmall bunch coriander leaf, finely chopped½ green chilli, deseeded and finely choppedZest & juice of 1 lime½ teaspoon ground cuminSea salt & freshly ground black pepperFor Dipping: carrots, celery, cherry tomatoes, radishesMethod Put the peas into a large bowl and mash with [...]


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Cadbury Top Deck Cafe Cookies

Chocolate Footy Friands Prep time: 45 minutesCooking time: 35 minutesServes: 12These large Café style cookies are easy to make and enjoy at home. The family will love them. what you need250g butter, softened2/3 cup brown sugar½ cup caster sugar2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla3 cups SR flour2/3 cup flour200g CADBURY DAIRY MILK Top Deck, broken into squares and chopped make it CREAM together [...]


Pea and Potato Cakes

Serves 12Ingredients 800g potatoes, peeled and cubedSalt and black pepper1 x 400g tin of Batchelors Irish Peas100g breadcrumbsVegetable oil, for fryingTo serve: Rashers, fried eggs and/or butterMethod Place the potatoes in a pot and add enough cold water to cover them by about 2cm. Add a pinch of salt.Bring to a boil over a high heat, then [...]