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Simnel Cake

Some cakes are so iconic, they simply cannot be claimed as yours.

Let me explain what I mean.  Every now and again, I come up with something I think it truly original but the reality is, there is nothing new under the sun and as all practised bakers know, an awful lot of cake is a variation on a central theme.   1,403 more words

Jo Bakes

A little strawberry cake

The thing about butter, is that it tastes really good.

Over the past couple of decades or more, the general attitude towards butter has been in tremendous flux, vacillating from treasured and essential staple, to the root of all heart-health evils.   442 more words


Family Tree Cake

Over the last few weeks it really has started to feel like spring has arrived. We now have lots of daffodils out in our garden and the sun has been shining! 763 more words


Marzipan round two - Simnel cake

It’s Mother’s Day in the UK on Sunday so I thought I’d be traditional and make a Simnel cake.  I knew two things about Simnel cake before I made it.  1,099 more words

Delia Smith

DIY: No-Bake Watermelon Cake

Ever heard of a watermelon cake? Summer is fast approaching and this cake is definitely a perfect dessert this season. 22 more words

Duzon Life

Back to Cakes

As great as the Swiss rolls were, it was definitely a lot more trouble than making a regular cake.  Plus I had a lot of mixed fruit to use up, so it was back to making a regular old-fashioned mixed fruit cake this week. 56 more words