Flahavan’s Oaty Carrot Cake by Neven Maguire

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Cake Ingredients: 
  • 100g (3½ oz) Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
  • 50g (1¾ oz) chopped walnuts/pecans
  • 200g (7 oz) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 200g (7 oz) grated carrot
  • 125g (4¼ oz) vegetable oil
  • 125g (4¼ oz) self-raising flour
  • pinch of salt
Icing Ingredients:
  • 50g (1¾ oz) butter
  • 75g (2½ oz) icing sugar
  • 50g (1¾ oz) cream cheese
  • orange zest
Topping Ingredients:
  • 50g (1¾ oz) Flahavan’s Jumbo Organic Oats
  • 25g (1 oz) honey
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • orange segments
Method 
For the cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas mark 4).
  2. Blitz the porridge oats in a food processor for approximately 1 minute until they are quite fine.
  3. Add all the other ingredients and blitz well.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 2lb loaf tin lined with parchment.
  5. Bake in the oven for 1- 1¼ hours – lowering the temperature if baking too quickly.
  6. Allow to cool.
For the Icing
  1. Beat the butter, icing sugar, cream cheese and orange zest together in a bowl and spread over the cooled cake.
For the Jumbo Oats Topping
  1. Put the jumbo oats into a bowl. Add the sunflower oil and honey and mix well.
  2. Spread on a baking tray lined with parchment.
  3. Bake at 150°C (300°F/Gas mark 2) for approximately 15 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Sprinkle over the iced carrot cake and decorate with orange segments.
The toasted jumbo oats can be stored in an airtight container and are delicious sprinkled over stewed fruit or added to yogurt.

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Stuffed Bell Peppers with Avonmore Cottage Cheese

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Ingredients

  • 4 Red Peppers, Halved
  • 150g Cooked Long- Grain Rice
  • 1/2 Small Onion, Chopped
  • 4 Cherry Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 4 tbsp Avonmore Cottage Cheese
  • 4 Shredded Basil Leaves
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 Clove Garlic Chopped
  • Avonmore grated cheddar cheese
  • Olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Add some olive oil to a hot frying pan and fry the onion and garlic for 2 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and allow to cool.
  2. Into the bowl add the rice, cherry tomatoes, cottage cheese, basil & tomato puree and mix together. Season with salt & pepper.
  3. Place the peppers in a large baking dish and spoon the cottage cheese/rice mixture into them.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, sprinkle over the grated cheddar and bake for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and serve.

http://cookwithavonmore.ie/recipe/stuffed-bell-peppers-with-avonmore-cottage-cheese/

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