A short summary, a sentence or two. May be left blank.
Required. An illustrative image for the article. Recommended size is 1242 x 1700. Insert the image directly - do not include any other text or HTML.
CURRENTLY NOT USED. A thumbnail image for the article. Minimum recommended size is 200px by 125px and the recommended
aspect ratio is 1.6 width to 1 height. Insert the image directly - do not include any other text or HTML. May be left blank.
While you still have a spare five minutes, get some baking done. These Faux-Healthy Carrot Biscuits are the perfect energy boost for labour and if you accidentally leave them at home, you’ll be very glad of them in the early days as a parent to keep your energy up.
75g polyunsaturated margarine
75g light muscovado sugar
4 tbsp clear honey
1 egg, beaten
100g carrot, scrubbed and grated
1 level tsp baking powder
175g self-raising wholemeal flour
100g porridge oats
25g sesame seeds
20g raisins, rinsed
Lightly grease 1 or 2 baking sheets and set aside.
Place the margarine, sugar and honey in a small saucepan and heat gently until the margarine has melted and the sugar dissolved. Cool slightly.
Mix together the egg and carrots in a bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir until mixed.
Combine the carrot and honey mixtures; stir well.
With moistened hands, shape heaped dessertspoons of the mixture into flat rounds.
Place, a little apart, on the prepared baking sheets.
Bake at 200C/Gas Mark 6 for 10-12 mins, until lightly browned.
Remove and cool on a wire rack. The biscuits will be crisp on the outside and soft in the centre.
Store in an airtight container.
Required. Do not embed images in the body
May be left blank, if body is long and there is a natural break to have quotes appear use this secondary body. Do not embed images in the body
A talk URL related to this article. This should just be the URL; not a link.
Talk Link Text
Get more baking tips to set you up for the coming weeks
The text for the link to a talk thread. This should just be the text of the link; not a URL which should instead be entered above.
This is used to encourage users to capture something in their journal. For example, "Take a picture!"