Tag Archives: sponge cake

Lemon, Lavender and Parsnip Cake

Here’s the second cake in ‘Vegetable Month’.  I think this little Missy should be showcased in every home, she’s so beautiful. She’s very easy on the eye – a real English Rose.  She’s soft and pale – no sunshine for … Continue reading

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Mini Ginger and Chamomile Sponge Sandwich Cakes

Well, I think it’s time to say goodbye to Ginger Month.  It’s March and I’m now thinking about planting vegetables, ready for the spring.  We have asparagus root (a valentine’s gift), courgettes, narcissus and a variety of herbs. I’m looking … Continue reading

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Celebration Carrot Cake (Sunderland AFC!)

I LOVE a good excuse to make a birthday cake and, even better, this one was a very special birthday cake.  An 80th birthday cake for a stout Sunderland AFC supporter… EIGHTY! You’d NEVER know it. So, we decided to … Continue reading

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Cappuccino Squares with White Chocolate Frosting

It’s forecast for rain today. Somehow, though, with the doors open, the sun beating down, sailing boats out in the harbor, the sea lazily lapping the beach and a blue, blue sky, flecked with pillowy clouds, I can’t imagine how. … Continue reading

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Carved Selfridges Cake (Cakebook Britain)

Finally, it’s back to normal and regular posting!!  A mad last couple of weeks at school and then the first week away on the South Coast of Britain, ‘wild camping’ hasn’t left much time for blogging, but, as promised, here … Continue reading

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Classic Victoria Sponge Cake

This is the CLASSIC Women’s Institute Victoria Sponge Cake recipe. DO NOT break these rules otherwise women the world over will come for you waving their hand whisks! 1) Only ever use raspberry jam in a Victoria Sponge. NO strawberry. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Chocolate Roses

It had been a very busy week at school.  Worse still, I had lots of work to do at the weekend, a presentation to prepare and three hungry boys in the house to feed.  Saturday was two days before payday … Continue reading

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Coconut Cake

I now have a Facebook page; please stop by and say hi! http://www.facebook.com/MoosPantry  Anyway, now for Coconut Cake! So, the weather was fine, it was just before Good Friday and my other mum and her partner had just got engaged. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tray Bake Cake

It’s been a mad weekend.  First the dentist, then a trip to Birmingham and then on to Leeds to see a band and D’s cousins. (Mark Lanegan Band for those of you with similar interests in music).  Leeds is a … Continue reading

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