Friday, May 24, 2013

Baking with Declan

Today I would like to tell you about my new treats that I baked earlier this week. They are called Cheesy Pumpkin & Marmite Bites. (catchy name huh? hmmmmm.....)

You will need:
 1/3 can of pure pumpkin
1tbs coconut oil (heated to dissolve)
1tbs grated cheese (Cheddar, Parmesan....)
1 clove of garlic, finely grated
1/2 tsp Marmite, dissolved in 1tbs hot water
3tbs porridge oats / oatmeal
rice flour. (this is added last - use enough to bind the mixture together)

Simply place all the ingredients in a bowl and bring together with a knife and then your hands (or paws...) until you have a scone-type mixture that you can roll out. If you add too much flour, and the mixture is too dry, add a little milk or more coconut oil.

Roll out the mixture to around 1/2 inch and cut out shapes. I used a 3cm circle cutter, This makes around 50 biscuits. 

Place them on a baking sheet and cook in a 170 centigrade oven for around 30 to 40 minutes.

Well, the proof of the pudding, as they say.............

Oh yeah that is good!

If you are in the UK, Pure Pumpkin (not the pie filling) can be found in Waitrose stores and some branches of Tesco in the World Foods isle

Coconut Oil is available in health food shops and most Asian supermarkets. It is meant to do wonders for the skin and coat, so I'm taking it on a daily basis now!