Master the art of the sponge cake and you're away! Delia offers masses of wonderful cakes from easy, quick and cheap options right up to celebration cakes with a difference and none of them too difficult to make either!
This recipe was requested via e-mail by Jamie Sherwin. I love having your Cooks' Questions requests, as I haven't made one of these cakes for years and I've forgotten how good it is. Don't forget to start the night before you want it though.
I confess this has often been for me a last-minute affair late on Christmas Eve. Very often there's the odd robin or Father Christmas handed down through generations to decorate with, but failing that, a sprig of holly in the centre of the cake will
This is for people who don’t like things too sweet but, that said, if you do, add a tablespoon of sugar to the filling.
A friend challenged Delia to come up with a chocolate cake that was low in fat: this is the luscious result, to make chocolate fans rejoice!
Extremely rich and packed with wonderful almondy amaretti flavours, this grown-up cake can just as well be served as a dinner-party dessert, with or without cream.
Chocolate, nuts and brandy find their way into this wonderful Italian Christmas cake from Anna del Conte - so good you could also serve it for dessert.
Wholemeal flour adds lightness to this stunning, classic cake - and of course you can kid yourself that it's a healthy option too! What could be better with a cup of tea?
Instead of making individual muffins, this recipe makes one large cake (or you could do small ones if you prefer). Although this one is made with apple, you could equally use plums or apricots in the summer.
As the title says, this cake is just made in one bowl to the time-honoured all-in-one creaming method. Add fresh raspberries and mascarpone cream for a really summery treat!
This beautiful cake makes a welcome change from a standard fruit cake at Christmas, but is still full of boozy fruit and flavour!
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