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Budget-Friendly Baking: Bank Holiday Recipes

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Budget-Friendly Baking: Bank Holiday Recipes

In this article, discover 4 mouth-wateringly delicious savoury recipes and 4 lip-lickingly sweet recipes to see you and your loved ones through the long weekend without spending up a storm.

Need some baking ideas for the bank holiday weekend that won’t break the bank? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’ll be serving up a big old family feast or just doing some low-key cooking for friends, we’ve got you covered with some of our most popular recipes – made even sweeter thanks to the addition of Tate & Lyle Sugars.

In this article, discover 4 mouth-wateringly delicious savoury recipes and 4 lip-lickingly sweet recipes to see you and your loved ones through the long weekend without spending up a storm.

Savoury bank holiday baking recipes

When it comes to choosing your main meal, nothing says ‘delicious bank holiday dinner’ quite like scrumptious, succulent meat cooked to perfection. And as far as we’re concerned, the stickier, the better!

Sticky Pork Chops & Apple Coleslaw

These sticky pork chops make for a simple yet scrumptious dinner. Taking just 15 minutes to prepare and a further 15 to cook, you’ll wonder how you made something so delicious in such a short space of time. The sticky sweetness of the pork pairs perfectly with a side of apple ‘slaw, as well as pretty much any other side or garnish that takes your fancy.

Sticky Barbecue Chicken

If you’re looking to make a tasty chicken dinner (winner, winner), you can’t go wrong with our sticky barbecue chicken recipe. Whether cooked on the barbecue or roasted in the oven, the result is simply *chef’s kiss* – especially with some roasted Mediterranean vegetables on the side.

This recipe features our Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Light Muscovado Sugar to give your chicken a deeper, more succulent taste.

Chinese-Style Sticky Marmalade Ribs

Marinated in tantalisingly tangy Seville Orange Marmalade, these Chinese-style spare ribs make for a sweet, juicy and delicious dinner. Plus, this bank holiday recipe can be made in just 3 simple steps, so you won’t have to spend a precious portion of your bank holiday weekend slaving over a hot oven!

Barbecue Sauce

If you’ve already sussed out the best bank holiday recipes to create your meal, why not give it a little extra zing by drizzling (or drenching!) it with our top-notch barbecue sauce? Not only is it super easy to whip up, but it also makes the most mouth-watering accompaniment to burgers, steaks, chops, and loads more. Taking an hour and 20 minutes to prepare and yielding 3x decent-sized jars, this recipe is definitely a keeper. What’s more, it calls for our Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Dark Muscovado Sugar to give your sauce a deeper, tangier flavour.

Sweet bank holiday baking recipes

Now we’ve finished with the mains, it’s time for dessert! Here are some delicious bank holiday baking recipes for you to try your hand at.

Easy Eton Mess

We guarantee this is the easiest mess you’ll ever make. As a classic British summertime dessert, an Eton Mess is a great bank holiday recipe to choose. After making the meringue, all you’ll need is some strawberries, vanilla extract, double cream, and a dollop of icing sugar to finish. Yum!

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Our delicious lemon drizzle cake recipe has become something of a fan favourite over the years, we’re delighted to say. With its lighter-than-air sponge and zesty citrus flavour, it is quite simply a classic cake recipe that makes the perfect addition to pretty much any occasion. Not only that, but it only takes 1 hour to both prep and bake.

Scandinavian Cinnamon Buns

If you’re looking for a simple, low-key recipe to sweeten up your long weekend, try our Nordic-inspired cinnamon buns. Perfect with a cuppa or a coffee, these pastries boast the perfect balance of sweet and savoury in each scrumptious swirl.

You’ll need to pick up some of our Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden Granulated Sugar for this recipe.

Peanut Butter Cookies

If you’re a fan of both peanut butter and cookies, we have a sneaking suspicion you’ll quite enjoy these peanut butter cookies! Perfect for parties, picnics, or just as around-the-house snacks, these cookies call for just 5 ingredients and are ready to eat about half an hour after you start making them.

Sweeten your bank holiday baking with our popular products

Before you get cracking with your chosen bank holiday recipes, make sure you’ve stocked up on all the Tate & Lyle sugars, sweeteners and syrup you’ll need to properly pull off your bank holiday baking endeavours.

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