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    • jammy dodger
    • By jammy dodger 30th Jan 08, 9:21 PM
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    recipe for tiffin a no bake recipe
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    • 30th Jan 08, 9:21 PM
    recipe for tiffin a no bake recipe 30th Jan 08 at 9:21 PM
    used plenty of recipes from this excellent forum thought i would share one of mine....not seen a recipe on here for Tiffin

    250g biscuits crushed any broken bits will do

    75g raisins

    75g chopped cherries

    4oz marg

    4 tblsp syrup

    25g cocoa powder

    melt butter sugar cocoa and syrup in a pan mix in other dry ingredients

    tip into a lined tin ....I use a 9 inch square tin depends how fat you want tiffin to be

    dont press down to firmly or tiffin will be too hard

    put in fridge to chill then cut into squares

    ENJOY
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  • Olliebeak
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    • 30th Jan 08, 9:29 PM
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    • 30th Jan 08, 9:29 PM
    Many thanks for that one - sounds really good.
    • KittyKate
    • By KittyKate 23rd Mar 08, 4:13 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:13 PM
    Tiffin recipe please?
    • #3
    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:13 PM
    Hi, has anyone got a tiffin recipe please? It's 80p a small slice in the cafe next to work
    • curly cabbage
    • By curly cabbage 23rd Mar 08, 4:16 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:16 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:16 PM
    I love tiffin too, but i don't have a recipes. try gooogleing it i'll have a look see.

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    • curly cabbage
    • By curly cabbage 23rd Mar 08, 4:20 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:20 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:20 PM
    had a look and this one looks good http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk?topicid=1379&threadid=113491 and has a malters in it.

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    • Sagaris
    • By Sagaris 23rd Mar 08, 4:23 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:23 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:23 PM
    How about this?

    4 oz butter
    1 tablespoon sugar
    2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    1 tablespoon golden syrup
    2 tablespoons raisins
    8oz Rich Tea or Digestive biscuits
    5oz good quality milk chocolate
    Melt the butter and sugar with the syrup in a large pan.
    Add the raisins and cocoa powder, bring to the boil. Allow to bubble gently for two to three minutes to thicken a little.
    Meanwhile, crush the biscuits with a rolling pin, or you can pulse them in a food processor to give crumbs, depending on whether you prefer a smooth or chunky effect. Don't leave the biscuit pieces too large or the finished slab will tend to break up when cut.
    Mix the crumbs well into the melted mixture, coating thoroughly, press into a lined shallow Swiss roll tin and level out, pushing down the mixture well.
    Melt the chocolate carefully and spread over the top. Leave to set.
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  • Telute
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:24 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:24 PM
    Don't make this very often - not having much fridge space and all but I think this should work.

    150g of biscuits - digestives, ginger nuts, or similair
    75g nuts (or more biscuits if not doing nuts)
    4 tbsp golden syrup
    3 tbsp cocoa powder
    175g butter
    100g dried fruit

    bash up bicuits and nuts if using. Melt butter and syrup. Add cocoa, and then throw everything else in pan and give it a good stir. Tip mixture into greased tin and firm down. Put in fridge to set.

    Obviously you can vary the flavours depending on what fruit and biscuits you want to use.
  • chuckles1066
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:26 PM
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    • 23rd Mar 08, 4:26 PM
    Hi, has anyone got a tiffin recipe please?
    Originally posted by KittyKate


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    • morwenna
    • By morwenna 23rd Mar 08, 5:40 PM
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    Younger members won't have a clue what I'm laughing about; older members who know who Sir Sidney RoughDiamond, Private Widdle et al were, will understand.
    Originally posted by chuckles1066
    Oh, stop messin' about!!
  • chuckles1066
    Oh, stop messin' about!!
    Originally posted by morwenna
    I preferred "oh I say, he did not half crack that one, did he not?"
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    • jess444
    • By jess444 23rd Mar 08, 5:43 PM
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    Hi,
    I had never even heard of tiffin, but it sounds YUM. Thanks.
    • skylight
    • By skylight 23rd Mar 08, 5:45 PM
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    Younger members won't have a clue what I'm laughing about; older members who know who Sir Sidney RoughDiamond, Private Widdle et al were, will understand.
    Originally posted by chuckles1066

    Erm.... I never knew Tiffin was even a real cake!!! I always thought it was a humourous reference to the "activity" in the film...... (I owe MIL an apology.... I always smirked at her - and still never cottoned on)
    • thriftlady
    • By thriftlady 23rd Mar 08, 6:04 PM
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    AKA chocolate biscuit cake, no-bake chocolate cake, fridge cake




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    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 3rd Jan 11, 10:53 AM
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    Chocolate tiffin?
    Me and OH went to Co$ta Coffee for a treat a couple of days ago and he got a chocolate tiffin to eat. He really enjoyed it and I was wondering if anyone had a recipe? It was chocolate, biscuits and raisins so I was thinking it might be straight forward!

    Thanks in advance
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    • Penelope Penguin
    • By Penelope Penguin 3rd Jan 11, 11:39 AM
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    Penelope Penguin
    Me and OH went to Co$ta Coffee for a treat a couple of days ago and he got a chocolate tiffin to eat. He really enjoyed it and I was wondering if anyone had a recipe? It was chocolate, biscuits and raisins so I was thinking it might be straight forward!




    Thanks in advance
    Originally posted by slowlyfading
    It's sometimes known as chocolate biscuit cake

    As this has fallen from the front page of OS, I'll add this to the existing thread to give you more recipe ideas. I have a new recipe that goes down very well; I'll post it later
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    • slowlyfading
    • By slowlyfading 3rd Jan 11, 11:41 AM
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    Thanks Penny!
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  • destroyerofdebt2011
    we always called it refridgerator cake in our house and its a great recipe to teach young kids as other than melting the chocolate and the treacle etc (which we do in the micro for safety) theres no hot saucepans involved just a bit of stirring and lots of licking yummy chocolate of the inside of mixing Bowls.

    Its also nice to mix the recipe up a bit and if u like a very sweet version swap the biscuits for Ginger nuts and the fruit for dried appricots and the milk chocolate to white still rather yummy !!
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  • Diflower
    I don't make it too often because I'm terrible at eating it

    Made one the other day though, and used part shortbread, part Nice biscuits (from sburys basics pack), plus a few crumbled amaretti left from Christmas. For the fruit a few chopped apricots plus a handful of finely chopped crystallized ginger (still using a rather large bag dated 2009).
    Oh and the chocolate topping was sburys basics too, half dark half milk.
    Really yummy variation.
    I always check the recipe for the weight of biscuits & fruit, then just use whatever I have/fancy. You can swap some of either for nuts, good way to use the e.g. the last few bits of walnut pieces in a bag.

    It's still really good at its plainest, using Rich tea biscuits and some raisins.

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