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Banana Bread

This recipe for banana bread seems to avoid the soapy flavour I have often ended up with.  The recipe uses soured cream but works just as well with crème fraiche and I expect it would also work with natural yoghurt. Ingredients 3 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Almond Cake

The recipe was a closely guarded secret, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s ‘alternative’ chocolate wedding cake was made using 1,700 rich tea biscuits.  The spectacular cake was commissioned by the Duchess of Cambridge for her new husband as an alternative … Continue reading

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Yoghurt Cake

In France, yoghurt cake is an institution, there are a lot of versions and it’s the first cake children learn to bake in school.  It’s so easy you don’t even need a set of scales or a sieve!  Use the yoghurt … Continue reading

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Lemon Drizzle Traybake

A very simple recipe for a tasty traybake, originally by Mary Berry. Serves 16 Ingredients 225g butter at room temperature plus extra for greasing 225g caster sugar 275g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 4 large eggs 4 tbsp milk … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup Cake

Ingredients 1 cup chopped mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup (2 oz. / 56 g) chopped nuts 3 tablespoons (1.5 oz. / 42 g) unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup (50 g) sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 … Continue reading

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