Posts in Category: Recipes


Chocolate Christmas Cake

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For a delicious alternative to a traditional cake for all those chocoholics, try this mouth-watering chocolate Christmas cake! Ingredients 250g butter 170ml water 150g fair trade unrefined muscovado sugar A good glug of brandy (use extra water or orange juice if preferred) 1kg fair trade mixed dried fruit 40g glace ginger, finely minced 65g fair trade cocoa powder 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda 1tbsp treacle… Read more »

Ginger and chocolate cake

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SERVES 10 200g (7oz) butter (room temperature), plus extra for greasing 50g (1¾ oz) fair trade cocoa powder 4tbsp full-fat or semi-skimmed milk 3free range eggs 175g (6oz) self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1tsp ground ginger 250g (9oz) fair trade caster sugar 2 pieces of stem ginger, finely chopped For the filling and topping 225g… Read more »

Salted caramel brownies

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200g unsalted butter, plus a little extra for greasing 100g fair trade chocolate, 70% cocoa solids 100g fair trade chocolate, 50% cocoa solids 397g can caramel or make your own 1 tsp flaky sea salt, plus a little extra for the top 200g fair trade golden caster sugar 4 medium free range eggs, at room… Read more »

Double chocolate buns

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Makes 12 250g plain flour 50g fair trade cocoa powder 1tsp baking powder 1tsp bicarbonate of soda 125g unsalted butter, softened 125g fair trade caster sugar 2 large free range eggs, at room temperature 1/2tsp fair trade vanilla extract 250ml soured cream, at room temperature 100g fair trade chocolate 12-hole muffin tray Preheat the oven to… Read more »

Fair trade caramel

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100g butter 100g fair trade dark brown soft sugar 397g can condensed milk Melt the butter and sugar into a non-stick saucepan over a low heat, stirring all the time until the sugar has dissolved. Add the condensed milk and bring to a rapid boil for about a minute, stirring all the time for a… Read more »

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

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3 medium-to-large very ripe fair trade bananas 115g butter, melted 145g fair trade brown sugar, either light or dark 1 large free range egg 1tsp pure fair trade vanilla extract 1tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/4tsp table salt 1/2 tsp fair trade ground cinnamon 125g plain flour 60g fair trade cocoa powder 170g fair trade dark chocolate chunks or chips Heat your oven… Read more »

Strawberry and coconut macaroons

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Volunteers are the life-blood of Just Fair Trade and it’s always great to add new people to the team! One of our newest members is Lara who’s got into the truly glorious habit of bringing homemade goodies into the shop when she volunteers! A couple of weeks ago she turned up with these amazing old-skool… Read more »