Recipes

Organic Blueberry Pancakes

Organic Blueberry Pancakes

Makes 4 Pancakes
100g Organic Plain Flour
2 Organic Large Eggs
300ml Organic Semi-Skimmed Milk
3 desert spoons Crazy Jack Organic Blueberries
2 desert spoons Crazy Jack Organic Desiccated Coconut
1 tbsp Sunflower Oil
Pinch Salt
Fresh Organic Blueberries
Crazy Jack Organic Golden Syrup

Method
1) Put the flour, eggs, milk and a pinch of salt into a medium sized mixing bowl. Whisk the mixture together to make a smooth batter.
2) Add the Crazy Jack Organic Blueberries and the Crazy Jack Organic Desiccated Coconut to the batter and whisk it in.
3) Add the Sunflower Oil to the bottom of a medium frying pan and using a piece of kitchen towel, wipe across the bottom of the pan so it is well covered.
4) Set the frying pan over a medium heat and when hot, add some of the batter to the pan, tilting it to move the mixture around for a thin and even layer.
5) Cook each side of the pancake for a minute, so that it is golden on each side.
6) Serve your pancakes with some fresh Organic Blueberries and some Crazy Jack Golden Syrup.

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Fruity bread pudding

Fruity Bread Pudding

8 slices of stale fruit loaf
600ml whole milk
75g butter
100g Crazy Jack Organic Soft Apricots, chopped
Zest of half a lemon
3 eggs
50g caster sugar
1 tbsp demerara sugar
1 vanilla pod Nutmeg for grating

Method
1) Heat the milk with the lemon zest and vanilla pod until almost boiled. Remove from the heat and leave to infuse.
2) Butter the fruit loaf and slice into quarters to make triangles. Cover the base of a rectangular dish with the triangles (butter side up) and scatter some of the chopped soft apricots on the top. Repeat this process, layering the bread and apricots until there are none left.
3) Beat the eggs together with the caster sugar. Remove the vanilla pod from the milk and add the egg mixture to it, beating well.

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Prune whip

Prune Whip

250g Crazy Jack Organic Prunes
200g Greek set yogurt
225ml double cream, lightly whipped
2 tbsp clear honey
2 tbsp Amaretto or Armagnac (optional)
Amaretti biscuits

Method
1) Cover the prunes with water and simmer gently until tender.
2) Purée with 120ml of the cooking water and allow to cool.
3) Place in a large bowl and fold in the yogurt, honey, cream and Amaretto or Armagnac (if used). Spoon into serving bowl and chill for at least 1 hour.
4) Serve decorated with crushed Amaretti biscuits.

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Fig & Honey ice cream

Fig & Honey Ice Cream

500g Crazy Jack Soft Figs
200ml honey
275ml double cream
100ml milk

Method
1) Put the figs and honey in a food processor and blend until smooth.
2) Add the cream and milk and process again until creamy.
3) Either, pour into an ice cream machine and proceed according to maker’s instructions.
4) Or, pour into a shallow container and freeze until crystals start to form (about 2 hours). Break up the crystals with a fork and return to freezer. Repeat this process 2 or 3 times. Cover and freeze until required.

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Apricot meringue pie

Apricot Meringue Pie

450g short crust pastry
250g sugar
Juice & zest of 1 orange
250g Crazy Jack Organic Apricots
3 eggs, separated

Method
1) Soak the apricots for 1 to 2 hours.
2) Preheat the oven to 190°C, Gas Mark 5. Roll the pastry and line a 20cm (8”) fluted loose-bottomed flan tin. Chill.
3) Boil the soaked apricots with 150g sugar until soft. Allow to cool.
4) Place in food processor with the juice & zest of the orange. Add the egg yolks and blend again.
5) Pour into the pastry case and bake for 30 minutes, or until lightly set.
6) Whisk the egg whites until stiff, and add the remaining sugar, a little at a time.
7) Pile onto the tart and bake for a further 15 minutes.
8) Allow to cool slightly before serving.

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