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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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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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Apple & Sultana Cake

While cakes seem to be coming more and more creative with their flavours with salted caramel, matcha, or oreos being increasingly popular. But sometimes the classics are still the best, with this Apple & Sultana cake being moist, slightly spicy but lovely and fresh as well with a wonderfully crisp top from the demerara sugar. I made this because I had an excess of apples left in my fridge and…

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