29 November 2011

Fortnightly Baking Fun Challenge 10 is..............

Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well! It’s time for a new Fortnightly Baking Fun Challenge! Before I announce the new challenge, have you voted for the winner of the last challenge? 
The theme was Anything Goes and you can vote here for the winner.

Okay, The theme for this fortnight is.............
Fruit and Vegetables!!!
Any kind of fruit or vegetable recipe you like.
The prize is a stunning, and I do mean, STUNNING recipe book:

How to get Five-A-Day 
the fruit and vegetable cookbook!
This book is filled with over 50 delicious step-by-step recipes.
The different parts on different recipes are: 
Roots, Shoots and Stems 
Greens, Beans and Peas
Mushroom and Squashes 
Salad Vegetables 
Apple, Pear and Stone Fruits 
Berries and Citrus Fruits 
Exotic Fruits 

My example is delicious Baked Apples:
(Serves 4)
4 Larger English cooking apples 
50g dark muscovado sugar (I used “Rapandora” sugar)
50g Hazelnuts crushed 
50g Raisins 
2 tbsp finely grated dark chocolate 
1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon 
Juice of 1 orange (I used a lemon)
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F) 
Remove the cores from the apples. Take a knife and make a slit in the skin all around each apple, just above the middle.
Combine the sugar, hazelnuts, raisins, chocolate and cinnamon.
Place the apple on a baking tray and stuff the centers with the fruit and nut mix. Finish each apple with a squeeze of orange/lemon juice.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the apples are soft.

Served with a bit of fresh cream is delicious!
Now it’s your turn to show me your favorite fruit or vegetable recipe!
How it works
-You can link-up using your blog or if you don’t have a blog, e-mail your entry to me.
-Create a post on your blog with the recipe and at least one picture of the finished product.
e-mail the recipe, with at least one picture of the finished product and I will enter your recipe in the challenge (remember to come back and check out your entry).
-One recipe per person/blog please.
-You are allowed to have help with your baking.
-Please use the blue frog below to enter. Be sure to add the link to your direct blog posting/recipe and not your whole blog as this makes it much easier to find your recipe. 
-Please comment on at least 3 other entries.
-Each recipe needs to be linked back to Heidi’s Crafts or has to have the button in the post.
-This is a fortnightly challenge, you have two weeks to enter.
-Entries need to be linked up by Monday the 12th of December for this Fruit or Vegetables challenge.
-After the challenge has closed, I will announce the entries in a separate posting and you will be able to vote for your favourite recipe.
-You are all allowed to advertise anywhere you like for people to vote for you, on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
-I will have a personalized blinkie, specially for the Winner. As well as the PRIZE!! I ship anywhere in the World!
-Age doesn’t matter, from little girls to grandmas are welcome to enter!
-The aim of the challenge is to encourage mothers and grandmas with their girls to enjoy making food in the kitchen, to share recipes, find new ones and have lots of fun together!
Baking Greetings!


  1. I entered!!!

  2. Dear Heidi Mari - Yay, I am so glad I finally got organised enough to enter your challenge :) You are a blessing! lots of love from Karyn


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