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Competition Time...

Kate Saunders | 17th March 2016

Fancy winning a delicious 5 cake selection box of Blackberry Cottage cakes for the next 5 months? You can choose from chocolate, gluten-free or a variety selection, a little box of yumminess every month. You can enter via Twitter or Facebook       Twitter: Post a tweet with the mention @Blackbery_Cott and the answer … Continue reading Competition Time…

Interview with Kate (part 2)

Kate Saunders | 8th March 2016

              This week’s blogs give us some top tips and insight into the wonderful world of cake baking at Blackberry Cottage.     Q: Kate, what is your favourite cake to make Kate: I really love making the Almond, Apricot and Carrot, it is a very complex cake, with … Continue reading Interview with Kate (part 2)

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An interview with Kate

Kate Saunders | 22nd February 2016

                            The genius behind Blackberry Cottage.   This week’s blog taps into the inspiration behind the cakes with secret ingredients made by founder and baker extraordinaire Kate Saunders at Blackberry Cottage     Q:  So Kate, can you remember when you first started getting an interest in baking … Continue reading An interview with Kate

February….. The month of Love and Pancakes

Kate Saunders | 30th January 2016

How about making lovely red pancakes? We have used beetroot and buckwheat in our pancakes. Why buckwheat? it’s really healthy,  related to the rhubarb family, it’s a great source for good carbs and high is essential nutrients, confusingly named Buckwheat it is actually gluten-free. Why beetroot? well why not, another really great healthy vegetable full of essential nutrients and … Continue reading February….. The month of Love and Pancakes

Christmas pudding traditional round wrapped in muslin

Christmas puddings such a wonderful tradition.

Our puddings are all handmade in small batches, we start steaming our puddings in August, some years on the hottest day of the year!!! This is after the dried fruits have been steeped in either, Ale, Stout, Rum Cask Cider or Brandy for a few days before.

After steaming, we carefully wrap the puddings and leave them on the shelf to mature; we then finish them off with muslin and a pretty bow.

We have four puddings in our range:-

Ale and Carrot, made to a very old recipe
Stout, which is lovely dark and rich
Rum Cask Cider, the cider is matured in rum casks
Free From , gluten, dairy, egg, nut and refined sugar free

What better way to finish off your Christmas dinner than to have a delicious, moist round Christmas pudding, sprinkled with brandy in flames.

Blackberry Cottage Christmas Puddings are available in two sizes 450g serves 4 and 900g serves 8, larger sizes available on request, to purchase online go to www.blackberrycottagefayre.co.uk

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Stockists

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Emma-Louise Maddocks
"Just want to say, your Christmas pudding was amazing and you have a customer for life. Everyone comments on how nice it was!"
Zac Purchase - Olympic gold & silver medallist
"Enjoying a late night wedge of Parsnip Fruit Loaf courtesy of @Blackberry_Cott from the @thamefoodfest today #yum"
Lynne, Nottingham
"Arrived very quickly and beautifully wrapped. Amazingly tasty, couldn't believe they were gluten free and made with vegetables. I'll be back for more yummy treats."
Sam, London
"We had some of your amazing cakes at the Goring Food Festival yesterday, they were delicious!"
Wendy, Wallingford
"We all thoroughly enjoyed the day with you, we learnt so much and were amazed at how easy it is to use vegetables, different flours, less sugar and fats."
Ellis, Basingstoke
"Guess what I did last night…. Made chocolate cupcakes, with butternut squash & spinach! They are delicious. Made with rice flour too, & no butter. Thank you for your inspiration."