Flossie Crums Goes Camping

Flossie Crums is 7 and ¾’s and is the Official Royal Baker to the fairies of Romolonia. Read all about Flossie’s latest camping adventures from 22 Maple Syrup Lane, Little Lickington and try out some of her tastiest Romolonian recipes.

ad came home last Saturday with a huge package under his arm and a big grin on his face.
“I thought we might have a holiday this weekend, in our very own garden!” he beamed.
Billie and I didn’t know what he was on about, until he told us to help him open the ‘mystery bag,’
“A tent!” Billie and I whooped. “How cool is that!”
We helped dad put up the tent and when it got dark, we begged mum to let us sleep outside.
I was laying out my sleeping bag inside the tent, when I got a tiny tap on the shoulder from Minty, my fairy friend from Romolonia. She whispered in my ear.
“Oh Flossie, have you been very naughty? Why is your mum making you sleep outside in the cold, on the ground?”
I explained to her, that because we’d been so good, dad had bought us a tent and that it was called ‘camping.’ I asked her if she wanted to join in our campfire songs and try a fruity flapjack and one of my special home made rocky road squares.
She had the best time and has asked me to organise a camping trip for the fairies. Here are the recipes I’m planning to take to Romolonia.
I hope you have fun this summer camping.
Happy baking!
Flossie x x

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Rainbow Fruit Kebabs
What you need:
• A packet of wooden skewers
• A small bunch of grapes
• A punnet of blueberries
• A small pineapple cut into chunks
• A mango
• A punnet of raspberries

What you do:
1. Thread one of each of fruits listed above in the same order I have, onto the wooden skewers, fill up as many skewers as you can and share with your friends!

Billies Very Sticky Sausages
What you need
• 1kg cocktail sausages
• 2 tablespoons sesame oil
• 125ml runny honey
• 2 tablespoons of soy sauce

What you do:
1. Pre heat the oven to 180ºC.
2. Mix the oil, honey and soy sauce together and add to the sausages. (Billie likes mixing all this together with his hands!)
3. Put into a roasting dish and cook for half an hour.

Flossie’s Fruity Flapjack
What you need:
• 225g butter
• 200g demerara sugar
• 2 tablespoons golden syrup
• 1 tablespoon condensed milk
• 275g rolled porridge oats
• 75g dried fruit

What you do:
1. Heat the oven to 160ºC.
2. Get a grown up to help you melt the butter, sugar, condensed milk and golden syrup in a saucepan.
3. Carefully tip in the oats and dried fruit and stir to combine.
4. Pour into a 30x20cm greased tin then bake in the oven for 20 minutes. (until slightly brown around the edges.)
5. Get a grown up to help you take the tin out of the oven and leave to cool before cutting into squares.

Flossie’s Easy Peasy Rocky Road
What you need:
• 125g soft butter
• 150g dark chocolate
• 150g milk chocolate
• 3 tablespoons golden syrup
• 200g rich tea biscuits
• 100g mini marshmallows
• 1 teaspoon icing sugar ‘to dust’

What you do:
1. Melt the butter, chocolate, and golden syrup in a saucepan. (Get a grown up to help.)
2. Put the biscuits into a plastic bag and carefully crush the biscuits but don’t make them too much like fairy dust!
3. Mix the biscuit crumbs and marshmallows into the melted chocolate mixture and carefully tip into a baking tray and flatten it down using the back of a wooden spoon.
4. Refrigerate for a couple of hours to firm up. Cut into small squares (it’s very rich) and sprinkle with icing sugar.