Susan & Louise’s Irish Cream Recipe

With the winter months still hanging about, what better way to keep warm and cozy on these long cold nights than with a tot of Irish cream! Ingredients; 1 Tin of Evaporated Milk 1 Tin of Condensed Milk 1 Tub of Double Cream (300ml) 1 Bar of Plain Chocolate (100g) 1/2 Bottle of Whiskey 1… Continue reading Susan & Louise’s Irish Cream Recipe


Jean’s Fudge Recipe

One of our members brought some delicious, home-made fudge to our November meeting, it was a massive hit with our ladies and she has kindly shared the recipe! Enjoy. Ingredients: 50g unsalted butter plus extra to grease 225g granulated sugar 400g can sweetened condensed milk 1 tbsp thin honey 1 tsp vanilla extract Optional –… Continue reading Jean’s Fudge Recipe


Soda Bread Inspiration

In preparation for our September meeting on the 15th, we thought we would share a selection of Soda Bread recipes from around the internet. If you haven’t seen the update for our September meeting, here it is; September Autumnal Fair We are throwing down the gauntlet! Building on the success of last year’s September ‘Bake-off… Continue reading Soda Bread Inspiration


February 2016 Meeting: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Our February 2016 meeting was held on Thursday 17th February at Artlink. This month’s theme was The Lost Art of Letter Writing, hosted by our Treasurer, Chloe. The meeting kicked off with the usual tea and cake (some of the buns had Moomins on them!), lovingly provided by Susan & Pauline. There was then an… Continue reading February 2016 Meeting: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Book Club

We like big books and we cannot lie…

The afternoon of Sunday February 7th saw the first meeting of our book club. We met at Level on Newland Avenue for a bite to eat, plenty of coffee and a couple of cheeky cocktails to discuss our favourite books. The order of the day was to establish people’s reading habits, favourite books, get to… Continue reading We like big books and we cannot lie…



Hello and welcome to the blog of Apple Crumble & Stitch, a recently formed branch of the Women’s Institute. Here you will find contact info, joining info, calendar of events, reviews of past meetings and much more! Please have a look around and let us know what you think by leaving us a comment or… Continue reading Hello…