Top 5 School Pudding Recipes

It is with great fondness that I look back on my school days. One memory in particular was lining up, plastic tray in hand, dazzled by the yellowish/orange bulbs that illuminated the food in front of me. A kindly dinner lady would be ready with her serving utensils to dish …

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Marble Cake

Everyone loves a marble cake. The joy and surprise on the face of children when you present them with a dual colour bake is worth it in itself, but when you sit down to enjoy it, you’ll love it too. Ingredients 3 free-range large eggs 175g (6oz) of margarine 175g …

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MARY BERRYS COCONUT CAKE RECIPE

This really easy coconut cake will actually give you a taste of the tropical. Bake with a handful of storecupboard ingredients and enjoy with a cuppa Baking Time 70m Number Of Ingredients Needed 6 115g butter, cut into small pieces, plus extra for greasing 225g self-raising flour 115g demerara sugar 100g desiccated …

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Scottish Dumpling

When the Cake Baker team received a request for a Scottish Dumpling recipe we sprang into action! Cloutie Dumpling Traditionally served at New Year it has became popular throughout the winter or colder months of the year. Sometimes spelt “cloutie” it is named after the cloth or “clout” that it …

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Classic Scottish Cakes

Scotland has developed a culinary repertoire of exceptional quality of cakes and biscuits, when it comes to cake baking it seems the Scottish have have a lot to share. Dundee Cake You’ll probably never hear the Dalai Lama say ‘Oh, I could murder a piece of cheesecake.’ After all, as …

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Classic English Cakes

Grasmere is famous for its gingerbread; in Kendal it’s mint cake that the visitors queue to buy; in Bath it’s the buns and the Sally Lunns. Nearly every county in England has its own baked speciality although, in these health-conscious days, whether many people ask for farmhouse dripping cake when …

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Classic Irish Cakes

When it comes to baking it seems the Irish have less of a sweet tooth than the rest of us. Researching their cookery it was hard to find many traditional cakes listed; however we did manage to come up with three. Barm Brack is a traditional Fruited Bread-cake, while Whiskey …

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Fruit: Lemon, Apple or Orange Cake

All of these fruity cakes can be served simply as an accompaniment to a cup of coffee or dressed up with cream or yogurt as a special dessert. Either way they’ll taste delicious. The orange cake is a particularly moist one that will keep well and actually tastes better when …

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Boiled Cakes

Let’s start off by explaining that boiled cakes aren’t actually boiled. They’re baked in an oven like any other cake but the ingredients – the fruit, fat, sugar, spices and liquid – are boiled before being combined with the flour and eggs. Boiled cakes tend to be a little lighter …

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New Classic Cakes Part 2

Let’s hear it for the everyday fruit cake! Fruit cakes have fallen out of favour in recent years as trendier cakes such as carrot cake, have risen in popularity. But we say that not only are Fruit Cakes classic, they’re simple to make and delicious to eat as well! We’ve …

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