Cooking Session 7 - Sweet Sensation
Photograph – Carrot Cake
1. Decide how many Carrot Cakes will be made, based on the number of ovens available.
2. Heat ovens to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.
3. Demonstrate Carrot Cake and how to grease and base line cake tin.
Raisins can be swapped for any other dried fruit.
Try adding a few chopped nuts.
Using wholemeal flour in homebaking adds fibre which is beneficial to the digestive
system and makes the recipe more filling. Try exchanging half the white flour in a
recipe for wholemeal. A little extra liquid may be required.
4. Participants gather equipment and ingredients to make Carrot Cake.
5. While Carrot Cake is baking, demonstrate Baked Apples cooked in the microwave.
Prepare half the quantity stated in recipe using raisin and desiccated coconut stuffing.
This recipe is for demonstration and tasting only. If there is no microwave available,
discuss microwave method, but cook apples in oven with cakes.
6. Demonstrate Fruit Salad. Please note this recipe is just a guide and can be changed to
make use of seasonal fruits.
Salad can be made with any fruits - recipe is just a suggestion. What does your
Add bananas just before serving, as they turn brown and soft if salad is kept for any
length of time.
Fruit is more nutritious if eaten unpeeled.
A variety of fruit of different colours makes the salad look more appealing.
Even toddlers can cut fruit safely with a table knife rather than a kitchen knife, so fruit
salad is a great way of encouraging kids to help in the kitchen - and children are
more likely to eat something they’ve made themselves.
Have a variety of natural yogurts and fromage frais available to serve with the
Natural yogurt or fromage frais is a tasty and healthy alternative to serving puddings
with cream or ice cream.
Bio yogurts have a more creamy taste which may appeal to those unused