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This is where it all begins: what I am aiming to do here is get you started on cake making. Once you have mastered the art of the classic sponge cake you can then move on to all the variations and never look back.
This is a revised, more contemporary, version of one of the original sponge cakes in the earlier book. I am still very fond of it and have continued to make it regularly over the years.
It’s the hidden ingredient that’s the surprise. Mashed potato, often used in potato scones but even better in these small cakes – giving them a soft moist texture.
These have always been personal favourites, and in this edition we have added chopped crystallised ginger and made them even better.
Brownies need introducing to those who have not yet made them. Yes, they are cakes but not in the conventional sense. They are supposed to be moist and squashy, and although they won’t look as if they are cooked, they are. Don’t think you may have fai
You can obviously make this with ready-shelled walnuts, but in the late autumn when English walnuts are about, if you sit down with music or a good radio programme and shell some new season’s walnuts yourself, you will appreciate the purest flavour of wal
A friend of a friend of mine always grinds cardamom seeds and adds them when she drinks coffee. It has to be said the two flavours together are sublime. So here they are combined in a very luscious cake topped with roasted pistachios
This one’s always been a winner with my family and friends – it’s even become a much-requested birthday cake. This time round we’ve added a whipped cream and lemon curd icing to make it even more special. Although the mixture is a 3 egg, 175g mix we a
This cake, originally from the sugar-and-spice island of Jamaica, has sadly become a factory-made clone, but made at home it’s dark, sticky, fragrant with ginger – the real thing.
This is a new adaptation of the cake in Summer Collection. I have to say the coconut milk powder is an essential ingredient, as we have tried other products which simply don’t work. It’s not that easy to get hold of but it’s worth ordering some from Count
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