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Victoria Sandwich Cake

A classic cake for many reasons, it’s also one of the simplest you can get started with if you’re learning to bake. Enjoy on it’s own or with a lovely cup of tea or coffee. The perfect weekend treat. A Victoria Sandwich is one of the most classic – and quintessentially British – cakes there is. So called after the late monarch, Queen Victoria, because she was said to have…

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Upside-down Apple Cake

This recipe came about from the fact that I bought some Pink Lady apples as I really wanted one to have with a Ploughman’s Lunch, and then I didn’t touch them after that. Not wanting them to go bad, I decided to turn them into this creation! It also shows that you don’t have to buy cooking apples to make great cakes and desserts – normal eating apples will work…

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Red Velvet Cake

I have a confession to make – prior to making this recipe I had never made or, indeed, even eaten a Red Velvet Cake. I know, I know. I must admit the whole craze seemed to pass me by during the phase where between 2013 and 2015 you could get practically everything in Red Velvet form. Maybe I didn’t quite see what the fuss was about as Red Velvet is…

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