This is a recipe for using up windfalls at harvest time, as long as the variety of apples you grow are well-flavoured, with a sweet/tart taste, and will keep their shape when baked.

Probably The Best Ginger Cake Ever by Justin Gellatly, from his book, Bread Cake Doughnut, Pudding: Sweet and Savoury Recipes from Britain's Best Baker. You can ice it and serve it as a celebratory cake, or serve it warm with cider and caramel sauce.

Make the classic shortbread cookies red with bits of Maraschino Cherry and you will get beautiful cookies – Maraschino Cherry Shortbread Cookies.

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