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Fresh Seafood in Donegal
Fresh Seafood in Donegal

elderflower at barn

Elderflowers at the entrance to THE BARN

Annabelles' Country Kitchen Recipes

Courtesy of The Barn &  Alder Cottage, Letterkenny, Donegal Self Catering Holiday Cottage Accommodation

Welcome to my country kitchen,  I enjoy cooking and baking using wholesome, natural ingredients in season, fresh from woods, land and sea, with plenty of butter, cream and alcohol to add richness and flavour!
Teatime treats from one basic recipe known as  "American Apple Cake" this is one  of those recipes which has been passed around without any written instruction over the years, it is  so easy to remember. The variations are my addition, tried and tested many times!

Apple Cake

Fruit Salad Jam

Maple plum crumble

Marble Cake

Rhubarb Jam

Blackcurrant Jam


Chocolate and Hazlenut Pavlovas served with summer berries

Rich Vanilla Ice Cream 

Lemon & Blueberry Muffin

Banana & Ginger Bread and  Walnut & Courgette Bread

BBQ Sauce

Afternoon Tea and Picnic Treats
Making the most of the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables in season at the moment.

Maple plum crumble

Beetroot Cake

Rhurbarb and pear custard cake

Carrot Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Raspberry and hazelnut cake

Hummingbird cake

Yogurt & Lemon Syrup Cake

Sweet Treats

Elder Flower Cordial


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