SWEET RECIPES

Scotch caramels

Scotch caramels

INGREDIENTSMakes 36 squares   Sunflower oil, for oiling 175g/6oz caster sugar 5 tbsp golden syrup (about 100g/3.oz) 125g/4.oz butter 250ml/9fl oz double cream 1/2 tsp finer flaked sea salt 3 tbsp Scotch whisky, we love Penderyn   1 tsp flaked salt or flaked...

Salted honey brittle

Salted honey brittle

INGREDIENTSMakes 10–12 generous shards 250g/9oz runny honey 75g/2.oz shelled pistachio nuts, roughly chopped 25g/1oz black sesame seeds 25g/1oz sesame seeds 1 tsp smoked or flaked sea salt 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste Alison (co-founder of Halen Môn)'s father Ian...

Dark rye and sesame brown butter shortbread

Dark rye and sesame brown butter shortbread

INGREDIENTS Makes about 48 biscuits For the biscuits 250g salted butter (or 250g unsalted butter and ¾ teaspoon Pure Sea Salt), at room temperature 125g caster sugar 200g dark rye flour 160g plain flour 1 heaped tablespoon sesame seeds 1 medium organic egg For the...

No-churn hazelnut espresso ice cream

No-churn hazelnut espresso ice cream

INGREDIENTSTime taken: 15 minutes, plus 8 hours for freezing Serves 6 425ml/15fl oz double cream 1 tsp finer flaked or smoked sea salt tsp vanilla bean paste 50g/1.oz hazelnuts, toasted 397g/14oz tin sweetened condensed milk 125ml/4.fl oz very strong coffee or...

Tide Bars: toasted sesame + sea salt flapjacks

Tide Bars: toasted sesame + sea salt flapjacks

INGREDIENTSFlapjack base 150g golden syrup 1 tbsp honey 200g Halen Môn sea salted butter 350g rolled oats 60g soft brown sugar  Salted caramel layer 60g soft brown sugar 130ml double cream 60g Halen Môn sea salted butter Pure Sea Salt Toppings 150g dark chocolate 50g...

Dark chocolate + rum truffle tart

Dark chocolate + rum truffle tart

INGREDIENTSTime taken: 45 minutes, plus 90 minutes chillingServes 10 100g/3½oz butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 200g/7oz plain tuile biscuits (sometimes sold as cigar or cigarette biscuits) 1 tbsp cocoa powder 350ml/12⅓fl oz double cream 300g/10½oz...

Smoky ginger cakes

Smoky ginger cakes

INGREDIENTSMAKES 12    75g unsalted butter 100g dark muscovado sugar 150g black treacle 2 large eggs, beaten 4 tbsp Welsh whiskey (we like Aber Falls) 2 tsp vanilla extract 180g self raising flour 2 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp Pure Sea Salt Smoked Over Oak 140g...

Seville orange chocolate tart

Seville orange chocolate tart

INGREDIENTSServes 8 For the base 100g pecans 100g digestive biscuits 50g unsalted butter 90g dark chocolate 1 tsp Pure Sea Salt For the filling 300g dark chocolate 250ml double cream 1 Seville orange, juice of (save the zest to decorate) 1tsp vanilla extract Pure sea...

Advent jam filled double deckers (Doppeldecker)

Advent jam filled double deckers (Doppeldecker)

INGREDIENTS Makes 32-35 350g (2²⁄₃ cups) plain (all-purpose) flour plus extra for dusting ¼ tsp baking powder Pinch of fine sea salt 125g (½ cup plus 1 tbsp) unsalted butter, at room temp 180g (1 cup) caster (superfine) sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg, plus 1 egg...

Traditional Welsh honey buns

Traditional Welsh honey buns

INGREDIENTSMAKES TWO TRAY FULLS 100g unsalted butter 300ml whole milk 600g strong white flour 100g caster sugar 2 x 7g fast active dry yeast 1 teaspoon Halen Môn in a finer flake 1 free-range egg For the filling: 150g softened unsalted butter 150g soft brown sugar  //...

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