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Oldgits Recipes

We are old, and some people can cook good stuff.

Malteser Cake

By Dominic Lewen

(please note all quantities are approximate, and some experimentation may be needed for best results)

Melt margarine & syrup, add chocolate and stir till all melted and smooth. (Do not boil or burn!) Stir in biscuits to suitable consistency. Take off heat and add Maltesers. Spread into tin/baking tray and chill until set.
Cover in melted white chocolate and chill again. When set, cut into squares.


Sticky Toffee Pudding, à la Mad




  1. Put dates in pan with 1/2 pint water. Boil, remove from heat. Add bicarb, leave for 10mins
  2. Cream Butter and Sugar. Beat in eggs
  3. Sift flour and spices. Fold in. Add Dates + liquid. Bake 50-55 mins, gas 4.
  4. Put sauce ingredients in saucepan, bring to boil whilst stirring. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Serve Sauce over cake with cream.


From the West Highland Way Route book. Page 14, just after Sir Jimmy Savile.

Mix together until Creamy - put on top of raspberries/strawberries etc.