We looked everywhere but couldn’t find it. Will have to try your recipe. Thank you, scottygirl! She is blessed … 11 - Stab a few wee slits into the Pastry to let the air out. Thank you. My mother gave me her recipe and tastes like yours. Mary Rosa Alleyne Hunnings CBE (née Berry; born 24 March 1935), known professionally as Mary Berry, is a British food writer, chef and television presenter. Mrs Berry continues to stand by the 47-year-old … - On Direction 10, brush a tablespoon of Milk to help it come together. This was my mums favourite slice to bake, I suggest you cook the fruit for a few minutes with a little water Thanks for sharing. Mary Berry’s Bakewell Tart Recipe and a Mincemeat Twist from Christina’s Cucina; Mincemeat Filling for Pies ~ Make it Now for Christmas Gifts in December; Scottish Fruit Slice, Fruit Squares, Fly Cemetery or Fly’s Graveyard (Oh My!) Good luck. Lmk, CC. I often make it for my family and they all love it. I also grate my apple into the mixture of fruit and sugar. ( for topping ), For the Pastry: This has to be one of Mary Berry’s finest birthday cake recipes. I miss her. Hi Julie, I don’t know about the C conversion for a fan oven, but for F, we just deduct 25 degrees and keep the time the same. Thank you for this recipe. You're awesome for doing it! Thanks for the tips! 4.2oz Salted Butter :-) Thank you for sharing Christina! butter, cut into small squares. Once a week we would have this for pudding, we often wondered if it contained dried flies. Ok, I might as well start a new recipe at this point. Combine the butter, syrup, and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until the ingredients have melted and dissolved. Thank you, Oh Liz, I’m so sorry I missed this question until now! They are just as good (better) made with sultanas. Oh that’s so funny, Jill! I think there’s a typo as I don’t understand what you mean by it was a bit “easy” given what you wrote afterwards. I completely agree with both comments! Some were delicious and this recipe for Nelson Squares is one (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My Scottish grandmother made this all the time it was a real treat and my brother and I loved it. So enjoying your videos and photos of your Scottish trip, Christina. https://www.christinascucina.com/pie-pastry-in-under-minute-its-possible/, Hi this sounds lovely but I have a question my husband is diabetic can I use another sweetener or can I omit it, Hi Mavis, I’m sure you can! Brought back wonderful memories reading it here. VANILLA PANETTONE Unilever UK. Was delicious. I made it today. […]. Delicious. This saves money and it can be frozen. Thank you so much for your comment! Caster Sugar If you don’t mind doing some baking in summer, give these redcurrant crumb bars a go! Thanks for your lovely comment! Try it you wont be disappointed xx, Haha! Never ask a Scottish Gran what you did wrong, they will tell you. A real fruit pie that oozes sweet rich fruit under layers of crisp flaky pastry. More Red Currant Recipes You Should Try. Caster Sugar Serve. I wish I could join you! This Currant and Cranberry Cold Process Soap is a perfect study in color contrast. Thanks so much for following along! The basic recipe isn’t too different. What does your oven manual say to do? I have Zante currants and thought this might be a good recipe for them. All mary berry posters are produced on-demand using archival inks, ship within 48 hours, and include a 30-day money-back guarantee. That was kind of you to suggest. Serve with a hot cup of tea! I can tell you, this is as Scottish as it comes. Glaze with egg or milk and bake for 30 minutes or until light gold in colour. Yes, the fly part is definitely unappealing! Mary Berry could walk away from The Great British Bake Off if co-star Paul Hollywood gets the axe. Here’s my affiliate link to Amazon You might find them in your grocery store, too, though. This versatile tangy berry is often found in desserts; here are some scrumptious gooseberry recipes including fools, gooseberry cheesecakes and gooseberry jam. Marie Rayner 3 October 2020 at 14:37. Mary and Paul constantly talk on the Masterclass series about how a french rolling pin is a better option. Have a lot of catching up to do there so thanks for the name. ( for topping ). Do you still make them? LOL. When she isn't in the kitchen, she loves to travel, near and far, as long as good food is involved. We tried making them after she passed and it was bit easy, but I think it’s because we didn’t refrigerate the dough first. I grew up in Lancashire and have been in Canada for 60 years, Oh Margaret, I’m so sorry that I missed your comment until now! We’ve never had them turn out dry, but maybe Ann will like your suggestions. Wonderful, John! Oh dear. I'll be making this tomorrow for my family. This looks just like the ones my grandma made as Christmas except that she used lard in the crust—really old recipe. Thanks again. In Ireland when I was growing up these could be bought in my local cake shop. This is DEFINITELY not too sweet for my family and we hate overly sweet bakes. Making this slice for my granddaughter to try, fingers crossed she loves it as much as I did when I was a child. OMG, I have a recipe from my grandmother which we call Raisin Squares, I have put an apple into it to thicken it up a little. This is a big favourite in Scotland…. 09 - Spread the Fruit Mixture over the Pastry. Preheat oven to 200°C/ 400°F Roll out half the pastry very thinly and line a Swiss roll tin. Trim the rough edges. This delightful cake serves 10 people and takes about 50 mins to bake plus preparation and cooling time. “Now why’d ya go and put an apple in it, yer not making an apple pie dearie” Ok, everyone has their own version of everything. Let me know if you make it! How funny! 5.2oz Salted Butter Despite that nickname, it is an extremely popular savoury sold by most bakery shops in … Let me know how it goes! https://bakingwithgranny.co.uk/recipe/fruit-slice-fly-cemetery Photograph: Jason Lowe for the Observer Food Monthly. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C (160C fan, Gas 4) for about 30 minutes. ), Orange Cranberry Cake (Bundt, Round or Loaf Pan), Brandy Sauce (for Christmas Pudding and Other Sweets), 1 medium Granny Smith (or sour cooking apple), chopped into small pieces, 1 egg, beaten, to brush the top (optional, if you want to omit egg from the recipe), caster sugar or Baker’s Sugar to dust the top, caster sugar or Baker's Sugar to dust the top. Christina is on a mission to save authentic Italian dishes from extinction, and is constantly promoting Scottish (and British) food as some of the best cuisine the world has to offer—one steak pie and sticky toffee pudding at a time. Sorry to hear about your mum :(. Dessert, Dried Fruit, Flies' Graveyard, Fly Cemetery, Fly's Cemetery, Fruit Slice, Fruit Squares, Pastry, pastry with fruit, Raisins, Scottish, Scottish Dessert, Scottish Food. Wet the edge of the bottom pastry, then carefully lift the second pastry layer and place on top of the fruit. My heritage is Scottish decent for which I am quite proud of. All Spice - 1 teasspoon. I have a fan oven. 150 ml milk, plus extra for brushing. Haven’t seen this since My Mom made every Christmas, she always called it mincemeat squares. It was delicious. Roll out the other half of the pastry to cover the top. 03 - Wrap the Dough in cling film and fridge it for at least 15 minutes ( to 2 days ). Currant Panna Cotta Marmita. Mary Berry's classic Christmas cake. Mary Berry trained at The Cordon Bleu in Paris and Bath School of Home Economics. Note that the word 'raisin' is usually reserved for the dark-coloured dried large grape, and 'currant' is a dried small Black Corinth grape (with 'sultana' outside the US being a golden-coloured dried grape). Dust with caster sugar and cut into squares when cool. I was searchimg for Raisin Squares as they were sold here. 04 - Preheat the oven to 180C / 356F. I did get a quick chuckle when I was reading your instructions as this is how my mind read it; I love making easy no bake desserts with them such as this Chocolate Pudding Dessert . ... this tin is used for a wide variety of cakes throughout the show. Lightly mark the top into squares or slices, then brush the top with the beaten egg and sprinkle the caster/Baker's Sugar over the top. What a delight to see this I have wanted to post my grandmothers recipe to pintrest as I would hate to see it disappear as it is one of my favorites. Caster Sugar https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/lemon_drizzle_traybake_01890 I’m sure you’ll love it, thank you and enjoy! Apparently, I forgot the nutmeg and cinnamon and used too much brown sugar. 150gr Salted Butter My kids couldnt stand it. Recipe by Lise in Indiana. Thank you for posting, I will be trying this soon. The currants kept their fresh flavor and the pie/cake was a perfect base. ( chilled - diced ) I’ve been making Fly Cemetries for about 50 years, I always make them with puff pastry. redcurrants, cinnamon, caster sugar, icing sugar, panettone, Carte D'Or Vanilla Ice Cream. For the cake raisins 175g glacé cherries 350g, halved, rinsed, thoroughly dried … Thanks you. I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe; I’m sure it reminded you of home! Bake near the middle of the oven for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. My Scottish grandmother in law made something like this called it currant and Apple squares. Bake them, then put caster sugar on top when they come out the oven. 240gr Brown Sugar Been going there over 60 years. I am from Scotland and returned to live here permanently after 30 years abroad. She used to call them fruit slices and would bring to church dinners. Your email address will not be published. I make this using currants, raisins and sultanas, add a good sprinkle of cinnamon and ginger to it, totally delicious. I have never heard it called a fly cemetery with sultanas or cherries ONLY with raisins and currents, however I bet it is delicious with other fruits too so I will give it a try. I can imagine it wouldn’t be the first thing someone might order if they’ve never tasted it before. 08 - Divide the Pastry in two. haha! :). I will definitely take a walk down memory lane and make these. Unless you weighed the sugar, I’m guessing your cup of sugar was packed or more than 6 oz. 8.4oz Brown Sugar She used apple jelly instead of apples which made the squares more moist. Glad you found it and thank you so much for the note! I have never seen any other recipe for this. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/user/219606/recipe/currant-cake Stir in the oats and mix well. ( chilled - diced ) Hi Lynn, I don’t, but you might ask her if this sounds similar to what she grew up with: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/applecharlotte_88965. Mum didn’t put the powder sugar on the top until they came out of the oven. 07 - Add Currants and mix. Hope you like this one, too and you’re very welcome! Love that you’re making the Fruit Slice for Christmas! 14 - Leave to cool before slicing. 6gr Mixed Spice Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. Because the first time when he proposed Mary was drunk and the second time when he proposed he himself was drunk so she thought that she would never settle with him. But with no flies! I plan to make this for Christmas this year to incorporate our heritage into the celebration. Sep 8, 2017 - Following the war cakes were very much a luxury and various methods of producing something from nothing were tried. I have never put currents into my recipe. Reply Delete. SunMaid has them, but there are other brands, too. Too sweet! Add the filling into the pastry lined pan. I am not sure what I did wrong but I did follow the instructions. No dead flies needed! I have lived in Canada for over 48 years but I still remember the smell of the Flies Graveyards coming out of the oven. I am sure they are! I bet you’ll love it even more! Bake near the middle of the oven for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yes, I’m so glad you found it and can make it at home! Mary Berry’s chocolate fudge cake is the perfect birthday cake as it’s so easy to make and taste delicious too. My Mom originated from Dundee Scotland. One of my favourites, makes a fabulous after dinner desert with homemade custard sauce, plus it’s loaded with energy with the currants and raisins, Mmmmmmm! To make the crumble mix, put the flour, oats and sugar in a large bowl and add the butter. She always made the crust with lard. Believe it or not it’s snowing yes snowing in April…ah well still beautiful..Just finished making “Fleas Graveyards” as we call it…been making and eating them for about sixty years .. 0.2oz Mixed Spice I would go with that as I don’t want to steer you awry. I am hoping these taste the same as she passed when I was young and didn’t get her receipts, I hope so too, Marie, but I bet they will. We have a wonderful bakery a meat market in Detroit suburb called Ackroyds that has most everything Scottish to eat. now I make them of my grandchildren. I’m visiting my daughter, son-in-law and Grandchildren in America, I’m making them tomorrow for the family. Thank YOU! My Scottish Grannies would never call them by their names: instead it was “raisin stuff” or “caramel stuff”. 02 - Add the Water and mix to bring the Mixture together into a Dough. Try more of my Scottish recipes in the new year and let me know what you think! Raisins and currants are sadly underutilized these days. 1 cup Brown Sugar w, Hi Martha! My supergran is asking for me to make a apple charlotte that she grow up with in the 1940-50’s would you have the old fashion recipes plz. Pass down the traditions! Although my father in law totally is obsessed and asked me to make for Thanksgiving. Required fields are marked *. These bars are so tasty, and a great source of sustenance. Mary Berry’s Tiramisu Cake uses this as well as Paul Hollywood’s Licorice and Black Currant Swiss Roll. For the Filling: I bet this is the same recipe (or at least very similar) to your grandmother’s as it’s a very traditional Scottish pastry! That’s great, Kelly! 01 - Place the Flour into a large bowl and rub in the chilled Butter, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Sorry to hear that, Ann. I cannae wait to try ’em! Gooseberries can be in season as early as the end of May in the UK, depending on the weather. :) Thank you, glad you’re enjoying the pics! That’s lovely, Moira! I do have dried cherries. Thanks for sharing list. My lovely mother in law made this with mincemeat and covered it with a pale pink confectioners icing flavored almond, with a sprinkle of coconut to look like snow. Preheat the oven to 200C/Fan 180C/Gas 6. 3 cups Currants 0.5 cup Salted Butter I will try again! ( chilled - diced ) Cornflour/Cornstarch - 1 tablespoon. Leave 1cm / 0.4in of pastry dangling over the edge, but cut off any excess more than that. Cut the pastry in half, and roll out the first half on a sheet of waxed (greaseproof) or parchment paper thinly (about 1/8") into a rectangle to line the bottom of a 9"x13" baking pan (about 11" x 15"). When completely cool, cut into squares or slices. When we went to Scotland, our neighbor said to find this in a bakery and try it. The fruit is naturally sweet so I would try it with half the amount of your preferred sweetener. So I called her bestie. This recipe is from an old Scottish cookbook and it contains an apple and no cinnamon and nutmeg (that’s very American, definitely not Scottish). FABULOUS. Combining zingy lemon, creamy coconut and tart blackcurrant, it's a gorgeous sweet treat that is sure to be a huge hit with kids and adults alike - and with it being cut into a total … Help spread the word. This is definitely not dry, so I’m glad you’re going to try again. Enjoy! My mom used to make thise very recipe all the times when I was a baby. Buy mary berry posters designed by millions of artists and iconic brands from all over the world. It was wonderful! But I’ll bet it’s delicious! haha! Raisins - 2 cups (300g / 10 ounces) and currants -1 cup (150g / 5 ounces) currants (if you can't obtain currants use 3 cups /450g 15g raisins in total) Sugar - 1 cup / 200g / 7 ounces. Thinking currants might not be moist enough? Lightly mark the top into squares or slices, then brush the top with the beaten egg and sprinkle the caster/Baker’s Sugar over the top. I hope she loves it, too! A Dozen Delicious English Recipes That Disprove the Myth of Bad English Food! In the swinging '60s she became the cookery editor of Housewife magazine, followed by Ideal Home magazine. Mary Berry married to Paul John March Hunnings in the year of 1966, at Charlcombe Church near her parents' home in Bath. 06 - Make your filling by heating Butter, Sugar and Spice in a pan over a medium heat until combined and melted. This dreamy summer bake is perfect for packing away into your picnic hamper. Question: Do you think this recipe would work with just currants and no raisins? Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "aa703f808a2d283f0bb1c21449d1e468" );document.getElementById("ed0f1de251").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); A Scottish Italian cook living in Los Angeles, Christina is usually cooking, baking or (cr)eating something scrumptious. Good luck with your gran’s recipe. brown sugar, cream, vanilla extract, gelatin sheets, currant and 5 more. I have been looking for this recipe for years. I love to hear this! Could you please giive me the short rust pastry recipe you use this has been my sticking point can’t seem to get quantity or texture. That is so funny! Regarding the fly cemetaries – could you tell me the correct oven temperature and the cooking time? Practice makes perfect! I have made quite a few scones here on the blog and I love them all. Generally after Christmas, British supermarkets reduce jars of mincemeat and I would substitute that for raisins and current, plus the baking apple as your recipe. Spoon into the prepared tin and smooth the surface with a palette knife. Let me know how it goes! Pour on currant filling, spreading evenly, then cover with the rest of the pastry. They were the cheapest cakes and mostly scorned by the kids on the way home from school, but I always had a secret liking for them. White currants are the sweetest of all 3 kinds hence the most favorite ones among currant lovers. Also bake it in a METAL tray to make crispier bottom pastry, Use a deep sided tray like a brownie pan as the filling sometimes bubbles up and overflows, making a real mess of the oven. Recipes > British Recipes > British Dessert Recipes > British Traditional Scottish Fruit Slice - Fly Cemetery Recipes. But it was fun conversation. 12 - Sprinkle on top with Caster Sugar. I wanted to make some scones to enjoy the other day. Well I’ve certainly learned something here – I’d never even heard of it but maybe because I lived in a shoebox in Scotland. I think the puff pastry would be more like Eccles Cakes. Merry Christmas! I’m on the opposite side of the world in very sunny Queensland Australia when it’s suppose to getting cold it’s sunny, beautiful 25C. They were sold as fruit slices but called squashed fly cakes by us kids. Clotted cream. You can also add different exfoliants to your soap for interest and texture. The puff pastry I use would be too high for them but worth a try. Color contrast can really make your soap stand out. ... Mary Berry's Cheese Scones. Water - 1 cup /200g /7 ounces. Thanks! OMG I LOVE THIS! That’s wonderful to hear, Christine! Good luck, this should work for you. So happy to have this recipe–it’s delicious! 50 g caster sugar. I’m rather confused by your review, “we liked it, but didn’t…”. On a floured surface, roll the first half out into a large rectangle, about the thickness of a medium coin. It is still a must at Christmas. For the Filling: It looks ok I'll try it next weekend. 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