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Dairy Cooking with Brian McDermott in association with the National Dairy Council

Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4
In a bowl beat together using a mixer the softened butter and castor sugar until creamy and light in colour.
Add the eggs one at a time followed by the sieved flour. Then add the vanilla and Lemon zest. Combine mixture together.
Line a loaf or round tin... Read the full Recipe

Preheat the oven to 175 deg C. Grease 2 x  9' round cake tins.
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl for 2 minutes.
Pour into tins and bake for 30-40 minutes.

When cool, mix all the frosting ingredients together. Spread some on one cake, place the second cake on top and decorate with frosting.

Recipe By: Joan Healy

1. Pre heat oven to 200C

2. In a bowl, mix eggs, sugar and vanilla extract until creamy, add buttermilk

3. Sieve flour and baking powder over the egg mix and gently whisk until smooth

4. Spread dough onto a greased baking tray

5. Sprinkle almond/sugar mix over the cake

6. Bake for 20 mins at 200C

7. Bring cream and butter to boil and spoon over the hot... Read the full Recipe

1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarb of soda & salt.

3. Beat together the butter and sugar until light & fluffy.  Add the eggs beating well.
Beat in the vanilla extract. 

4. In a small measuring jug mix the clona buttermilk and... Read the full Recipe

1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees. Line a round cake tine.

2. Cream the butter and sugar together til light and fluffy. Beat the vanilla and add in the eggs one at a time.

3. Using a metal spoon fold in the flours, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa and finally the buttermilk.

4. Stir the mixture until smooth.

5.Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin.

6. Bake for... Read the full Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Spray insides of eight 4-ounce ramekins with oil. Sprinkle sugar in each cup, turning to coat; tap out excess. Arrange cups in a roasting tray 1 inch apart.

2. Sift together flour, salt, and 3 tablespoons sugar; set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and zest; whisk in lime juice and buttermilk.
Add flour mixture and whisk until blended... Read the full Recipe

1) Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Grease and line the base of 3 x 20cm cake tins. Grease and line the base of 3 x 20cm cake tins. Boil the kettle. Put the butter and 75g chocolate broken into chunks in a small pan and gently heat, stirring, until completely melted.

2) Sieve and mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa , coffee and bicarbonate of soda with a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl... Read the full Recipe

1. Recipe Method: Pre-heat oven to 180°c

2. Line a muffin tin with 12 muffin cases.

3. Mix all wet ingredients together in a jug (Clóna Buttermilk, Oil, Egg and Vanilla).

4. Mix all dry ingredients together in a large bowl (Flour, Sugar, Baking powder).

5. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the wet mixture... Read the full Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 190˚C.
2. Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl.
3. Rub in the butter to achieve a sandy mixture.
4. Make a well in the centre and add sufficient water to make a firm paste.
5. Handle as little as possible.
6. Roll out pastry and line a 23cm pie ring.
7. Cover the pastry with greaseproof paper and fill with rice or baking beans. Bake blind for 10... Read the full Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 180C / 160C fan / Gas Mark 4 Start by making your shortbread pie crust. This crust is super easy to make, and delicious as well.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt and lemon zest.

3. Cut the butter into chunks and add into the flour mixture.

4. Combine with an electric mixer at low speed until it resembles coarse, sandy crumbs.... Read the full Recipe

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