FOR THE CHOCOLATE BISCUITS: 230g butter, melted and cooled 150g unrefined golden caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 200g chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids) 1 fresh free-range egg 215g plain flour 90g cocoa powder 1 tsp Maldon salt 1/2 tsp baking powder FOR THE CHERRY JAM: 2 tbsps cherry jam A splash of lemon juice FOR THE ALMONDS: 50g chopped almonds FOR THE MARSHMALLOWS: 3 sheets leaf gelatine 150g caster sugar 1 tsp liquid glucose 70ml water 1 small egg white 2 drops vanilla extract Cherry flavouring Red food
colouring EXTRAS: Piping bags & nozzles METHOD: First, quickly toast the almonds.
If the experience with a red food
is positive, individuals will gravitate towards items of that colour.
Squeeze a few drops of red food
colour gel into a small dish and using a paint brush, carefully paint it over the almonds.
As for food and drink, for LFC, your red food
options are almost endless - pick anything tomato or strawberry based and you're onto a winner.
Makes 10) 100g soft unsalted butter 225g plain white flour 150g white caster sugar 2 medium eggs, beaten 25g cocoa 150ml buttermilk (or 120ml of full fat milk mixed with the juice of a lemon as substitute) Half tspn of bicarb of soda One small bottle of artificial red food
colouring or 1 tsp of red edible colouring paste icing 150g unsalted soft butter 450g icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp of milk Method 1.
Mum used a whole bottle of red food
colouring in an attempt to create some red icing for the creations we were making for the bake sale.
FOR THE CAKE 300g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 300g Nesquik strawberry milk powder 4 eggs 300g self-raising flour 4 tbsp milk A little pink or red food
colouring FOR THE ICING 300g butter, softened 500g icing sugar Pink or red food
colouring 150g Nesquik strawberry milk powder 50ml milk
As well as wearing red- and parents giving donations towards the Children's Heart Unit Fund at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital - the youngsters took part in a number of redthemed activities and had a carpet picnic full of red food
INGREDIENTS Freaky fingers (makes 20): 100g caster sugar 100g butter 1 egg yolk 200g plain flour 1/2tsp vanilla extract 20 blanched almonds Red food
colouring Pinch of salt Brainballs (makes 10): 85g popping corn 1tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for shaping 25g butter 85g marshmallows METHOD For the freaky fingers: Place the first five ingredients and a pinch of salt in a food processor and whizz until a ball of dough forms.
The day before the contest, we bought a box of cake mix, cans of white and chocolate frosting, a bottle of red food
coloring, and a little bag of sliced almonds.
A visit to the Azadpur fruit market revealed that many vendors inject red food
colour into watermelons with a syringe to give them an inviting red colour.
Over the holidays Vons supports the Food Bank's annual Holiday Food Drive by hosting the Food Bank's red food
drive barrels in its stores from Nov.