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Wedding Wednesday: cake!

One of the stars of the show on the wedding day has got to be the cake! Traditionally made of fruit cake, today’s wedding cakes are now based on the couple’s own flavour preferences. Some couples choose to have a tower of cupcakes or doughnuts. The wedding colour scheme may be incorporated. Fruit cake was […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: U is for upside down cake

Another British classic that I’ve never made before! This was another bit hit with the kids (so basically anything with cake in it is a winner!) Ingredients butter (for greasing the dish) 2 tablespoons caster sugar 6 slices canned pineapple in juice (plus 3 tablespoons of the juice) 100g self raising flour 100g butter or […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: N is for Nutella loaf cake

Nutella is a firm family favourite in our house and is often used to sandwich cakes together or as an icing. Today the Nutella went in the cake mix! Ingredients 4oz golden caster sugar 4oz butter or soft margairne 2 eggs 5oz self raising flour 4-5 tablespoons of Nutella Method Whisk together the sugar, butter […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: J is for jam sponge

One of the out and out successes of my February Food Challenge was the jam sponge pudding. My mum makes this regularly but I hadn’t tried it before this year. It is so quick and easy, oh and tasty too! The recipe below is the perfect size for the 5 of us to have a […]

April A to Z gluten free vegetarian treats: H is for honey cakes

I think this is the first time in my entire life that I have tried honey let alone cooked with it! I should have made smaller cakes so that the icing pooled within the case but I didn’t know they would rise so well! I made 18 cakes but think it should be 20-22. They […]

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