Claire macdonald recipes

Rhubarb and Ginger Fudge Crumble

Rhubarb and Ginger Fudge Crumble

This is a tweak on ClaireMacdonald's absolutely all-time amazing Rhubarb Fudge Crumble, which I have blogged previously, but with a heavenly gingery tang to it - more than a tang if you find one of the pieces
Blackcurrant and Mint Mousse

Blackcurrant and Mint Mousse

This recipe is one of the wonderful ClaireMacDonald's recipes, which I have amended only in that I prefer to sieve the puree to get rid of most of the pips
Sliced Clementines in Caramel

Sliced Clementines in Caramel

This recipe originated from ClaireMacdonald, Simply Seasonal but came via my sister and niece who are both extraordinary cooks
Peach and Redcurrant Compote

Peach and Redcurrant Compote

The original recipe was by the marvellous ClaireMacDonald, but was given its current (ha ha) update by Jane and me, when we needed a pretty pudding at short notice
Mocha Mousse Cake

Mocha Mousse Cake

The original, a wonderful recipe by ClaireMacdonald, features in my second cookbook - Kate's Puddings Second Helpings (available from my website or via katespuddings@gmail

Brown sugar meringues

MORE RECIPES FROM LADY CLAIREMACDONALD ARE AVAILABLE HERE 3 ounces granulated sugar. Marvellous-Mother-In-Law came over for Sunday lunch last weekend bearing several wonderful treats, one of which was a box of cloud-like Brown Sugar Meringues

Vanilla and Coconut Cream Cake

Again, from my favourite writer, ClaireMacdonald, this is an amazing cake, which she disguises as a pudding (I saw through that one straight away
Chicken Braised in White Wine

Chicken Braised in White Wine

It comes from Lady ClaireMacDonald’s Entertaining Solo (edit. Claire suggested mashed potatoes or boiled rice to accompany it
Simply Seasonal

Simply Seasonal

My discovery this time is ClaireMacDonald’s Simply Seasonal Delicious Recipes for Year-round Informal Entertaining
Dark Chocolate Ginger Squares

Dark Chocolate Ginger Squares

This is based on ClaireMacDonald's recipe in A Salute to Cooking but she adds pistachio nuts which I'll put here as optional - I don't add them because I think they're nicer plainer
Mincemeat

Mincemeat

  I adore this recipe, it's one of ClaireMacdonald's, and contains no suet, so is perfect for vegetarians
Apricot Roulade

Apricot Roulade

  From the fabulous ClaireMacdonald’s book More Seasonal Cooking (highly recommended for delicious puddings), it is made with dried apricots, so is an all year round favourite, but a great standby if, like me, you keep apricots in your store cupboard
Seville Orange and Almond Roulade

Seville Orange and Almond Roulade

 I started with ClaireMacdonald's recipe for Seville Orange Curd, and then made a tart jelly using the orange skins
Ecclefechan Tart

Ecclefechan Tart

This Ecclefechan Tart is from a fabulous recipe by one of my all-time heroines, ClaireMacdonald. Go on, say it - it's Ecclefechan good

Random Recipes - Lemon Layer Sponge

She has a massive collection of recipe books - we cross over a lot at the Nigella/Jamie/Hugh FW end of the scale, but she has some real great ones by people like ClaireMacdonald, that I am always diving in to when we are staying there
Gourmet Gals Summer Food Swap

Gourmet Gals Summer Food Swap

Parsley & Mint Pesto with herbs from the garden and loosely based on this Lady ClaireMacDonald Recipe