Cornish fairings with strawberry coulis

  • Rating: 4 stars
  • Takes: 25 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • Serves: 6


  • 200g (7oz) strawberries
  • 125g (4oz) plain flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • ½tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • ½tsp mixed spice
  • 50g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 50g (2oz) butter
  • 2tbsp golden syrup

Each serving contains 192 calories, 14.4g sugar, 7.2g fat, 4.2g saturates and 0.4g salt.


Preheat oven to Gas 7, 220°C, fan200°C.

In a bowl blend the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, ginger, the mixed spice and the sugar.

Cut butter into small pieces and rub in with your fingers until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add syrup and mix until you have a smooth dough.

Divide the mixture into 6 and roll into balls. Line a baking sheet with nonstick baking paper and place the balls on, spacing well apart.

Gently flatten with the palm of your hand. Bake in the oven for 7 minutes. Put strawberries in a blender and whizz until puréed and smooth.

Serve the fairings with some local ice cream or crème fraîche and spoon the strawberry coulis over them.