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Woman's Weekly menopause cake

Serves 12 For the Woman’s Weekly Menopause Cake you will need: 1 medium (150g/5oz) sweet potato, peeled and chopped 100g (3½oz) dried ready-to-eat figs, roughly chopped 100g (3½oz) soya flour…

Leaf biscuits

Biscuit recipe from the 1940s with vanilla or lemon or spice added to flavour them.

Roast vegetables

Enjoy the freshness and flavours of summer vegetables

Salted caramel chocolate pots

These luxurious chocolate desserts make a real treat at the end of the meal, with a rich chocolate layer over the creamy smooth salted caramel Makes: 4-5 Prep time: 10…

Caramel latte cake

Serves 12 For the caramel latte cake you will need: * 4tbsp fresh ground coffee granules * 4 large eggs, separated * 150g (5oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature *…

Blueberry pancakes

Cookery editor of our sister magazine Woman's Weekly, Sue McMahon, shows you how easy it is to make your own fruity pancakes with maple syrup, perfect for a Sunday morning…

Smoked paprika prawns

Try this quick and easy recipe of pan-fried tiger prawns infused with an intense smoky paprika and garlic taste

Sticky toffee pudding

Woman's Weekly invites you to try this classic British pudding packed with delicious dates and topped with a sticky toffee sauce

Sausage rolls

Celebrate any occasion with this party favourite! Pork and herb sausages with finely chopped onion and English mustard wrapped in delicious puff pastry, these sausage rolls could not be easier…

Sausage and bean stew

Cooking shouldn’t always be rushed. Try this slow-cooked stew recipe with spicy sausage, chestnut mushrooms and flageolet beans in a rich tomato sauce

Rose Turkish delight

Delicately flavoured with rosewater, these homemade Turkish delights look gorgeous and taste wonderful. A great gift.

Temper chocolate

For the best flavour when making delicious treats like truffles, a ‘real’ chocolate is best. This type of chocolate is sometimes called couverture, but good quality eating chocolate may also…

Fig tarte tatin

You will need: 60g (2oz) caster sugar 60g (2oz) butter ½ tsp vanilla extract, optional 8 figs, stalks trimmed, halved 320g pack ready rolled puff pastry Greek yogurt, to serve…

Darker evenings and chilly weather are the first sign that Halloween is on the way. As well as dusting off our witch’s hat and digging out our fancy dress cauldron,…

All is not quite what it seems with this surprise pinata cake! Just wait until you cut into it   Ingredients 375g (12oz) butter, softened 375g (12oz) caster sugar 375g…