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Twelfth Night Cakes with Lemon, Cardamom & Marzipan

Twelfth Night Cakes

Leftovers, Small Cakes | 10th January 2016 | By

Sharp zingy lemon cakes with a light sponge. The subtle notes of cardamom in these Twelfth Night cakes add depth and the marzipan melts to give a certain sweet almondy stickiness. Eminently suitable to celebrate Twelfth Night or any other.

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Lemon Curd and a 3p Fruits Organic Box Giveaway #68

Lemon Curd

Giveaways, Preserves, ThermoCook | 24th December 2015 | By

A tangy zesty lemon curd which is a cinch to make in the Optimum Thermocook. But if you don’t mind a bit of stirring, it can easily be made by hand too. The recipe uses whole eggs, so if you don’t like waste, you’ll be delighted to not have leftover egg whites as you find in many curd recipes.

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Basbousa – an Egyptian Semolina Yoghurt Cake

Basbousa

A Basbousa is an Egyptian classic. It’s a dense semolina yoghurt cake flavoured with burnt butter and honey and doused with rose, lemon and cardamom syrup. You’ll find it in every pastry shop in Egypt and it’s often served with cream. But it’s not very easy to find here in the UK, so here’s an easy recipe for you to make your own.

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Grapefruit and Honey Almond Cake

Bundt, Food Reviews | 14th February 2015 | By

A beautifully textured and delicious bundt cake flavoured with grapefruit and honey and covered in a honeyed grapefruit chocolate glaze. This delicious grapefruit and honey almond cake has a slight crunch from the freshly ground almonds for additional flavour and interest. Plus there’s a bonus recipe for candied peel.

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Jumbles with a White Chocolate Lemony Drizzle

Bosworth Jumbles

Biscuits, English, Food Reviews | 12th February 2015 | By

Soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside, these biscuits come cookies taste beautifully zesty. The sweet but sharp white chocolate drizzle makes a lovely contrast to these old-fashioned jumbles.

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