Cake

Crab Cakes

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Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are very easy, especially if you buy picked crab meat often available fresh or frozen from the fish market. Alternatively, substitute tinned […]

Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

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Italian Panettone Ice Cream Cake

Panettone is a traditional Italian cake available from delis, especially around Christmas time. It is then very simple to make this […]

Little Fruit Cakes

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Little Fruit Cakes

Forget spending hours making a big Christmas cake, rather make these Little Fruit Cakes and everyone gets their own! Serve warm or […]

Simple Christmas Pudding

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Christmas Puddings can be daunting but this one is simple yet delicious. Great to get in the kitchen early to make, bake and store.

My Mum’s Christmas Cake

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My Mum’s Christmas Cake

My Mum’s Christmas cake is a boiled fruitcake, which means some of the ingredients are brought to the boil before the whole […]

Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

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Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

Although Irish Barmbrack is sometimes made with yeast, this method is much easier and quicker and not less authentic. It is […]

Caramelised Lime Tart

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Caramelised Lime Tart

This Caramelised lime tart is based on a recipe I published in my first book Plates, Real Food for Fast People in 1995 […]

Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

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Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

Sweet new season stone fruit and tart craisins combine beautifully in these healthy little cakes.  The addition of […]

Luscious Ginger Layer Cake

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Luscious Ginger Layer Cake

Makes: 1 triple layer cake
Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes

Ingredients

6 eggs
1 cup (220g) caster sugar
1 tablespoon treacle
1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
½ cup (75g) […]

Lamington Trifle

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Lamington Trifle

This is a play on Lamington flavours: chocolate chiffon cake layered with whipped cream and raspberry sauce garnished with crunchy coconut toffee.

Serves: 8-10
Preparation: 30 […]