Author: Sally Laker

Moist and Delicious Banana Bread

This is a great idea for fussy children to get them to eat two of their five a day – it’s full of goodness and delicious too. You will need: 1 large loaf tin- lined Ingredients: 4oz Butter 4oz Brown sugar 1 Large Egg 4-5 Large Bananas 3-4 tbsp Vanilla Yoghurt 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 8oz Plain Flour 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 8oz Raisins Method: Blend the butter and sugar together and add the egg and beat in. Mash the bananas and add them to the bowl with the yoghurt and vanilla essence –...

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Fruity Heart Cake

A light vanilla Madeira sponge cake- filled with vanilla buttercream and strawberries – the way to any partner’s heart – perfect for a Valentines Day treat Equipment: 1 x 6″ heart cake tin or round cake tin Ingredients: 6oz Self Raising Flour 2oz Plain Flour 6oz Caster Sugar 6oz Margarine 3 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Essence For the Filling: 125g Butter 250g Icing Sugar 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence Small punnet of strawberries Small punnet of Blueberries Method: Line your cake tin Mix together your butter and caster sugar Add a little egg and a little flour and stir in...

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Decadent Coconut and Lime Cake

A light and moist coconut cake filled with plain buttercream and lime curd.It’s very moreish, great for a pudding and one of the most popular choices of my brides for wedding cakes. Equipment: 2 x 7″ round sandwich tins- greased and lined Ingredients: 10oz Self Raising Flour 10oz Caster Sugar 10oz Margarine 5 Medium sized eggs- whisked Zest and juice of 1 lime 5 oz Desiccated Coconut For the topping and filling: 250g Butter 500g Icing Sugar Lime Curd 10oz Desiccated Coconut Method: Mix together the margarine and caster sugar until light and fluffy Gradually add your whisked eggs...

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Strawberry Dream Cake

You will need: 3 x 8″ sandwich cake pans greased and lined Ingredients: 16 oz Self Raising Flour 16 oz Caster Sugar 16 oz Marg 8 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla Essence 1 punnet of Strawberries Filling and Topping: Jar of luxury Strawberry Jam 500g Butter 1 kg Icing Sugar 1 tsp Baby Pink Paste Colour (not liquid) 2 tsp Vanilla Essence 10 Luxury Chocolate Balls 100g Milk Chocolate Method: Cream butter and caster sugar together Add the beaten eggs and blend in Stir in the sifted Flour and then add Vanilla Essence Cut up your strawberries ( image 8429)...

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Chocolate Triple Layer Cake

A moist,sweet chocolate cake – it looks delicious and tastes delicious… You will need: A flat baking tin- preferably a swiss roll tin but a baking tray with sides would be just as good You will need to grease and line this Ingredients: For the sponge: 6 Eggs 7 oz Caster Sugar 2 tsp Baking Powder 3oz Plain Flour 2 tbsp Golden Syrup 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder A lid full of Amaretto Icing Sugar for dusting For the Filling: 250ml Double Cream 410g tin of Black Cherry Pie Filling Spreadable Chocolate sauce Squirty Chocolate sauce Method: Separate your eggs...

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Way to your Heart Cookies

What better way to say “I love you” than with some home baked, heart shaped cookies – with chocolate chips and chocolate ganache filling- a sure way to melt any heart …. You will need: One large heart cutter and one small heart cutter Ingredients: 10oz Plain Flour 1tsp Baking Powder 3 oz Caster Sugar 3.5 oz Butter 1 egg 1.5 – 2 tbsp Golden Syrup 50g chocolate chips ( plain,milk or white) For the filling: 250g Dark or Milk Chocolate 1/2 pint Double Cream Icing sugar to roll out and to decorate Method: Pre heat your oven to...

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