Mini Victoria Sponges

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Ingredients for the sponge 175g/6oz unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 175g/6oz caster sugar 3 large free-range eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 175g/6oz self-raising flour 300ml/10½fl oz double cream Icing sugar, for dusting Fresh raspberries or … Continue reading

Triple layer cake

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Wimbledon has been and gone but there’s no excuse to not revel in glorious strawberries and cream – and why not combine them with cake for a completely splendid afternoon tea feast! Here’s a relatively simple recipe that looks great … Continue reading

Is Spring here yet? The food says yes!

Oh the joys of seasonal eating! We’re now entering into prime seasonal-scoffing territory; asparagus, broccoli, jersey royal new potatoes, lettuce & salad leaves, new potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli, radishes, rocket, samphire, spinach, spring onions, watercress, wild nettles – they’re all … Continue reading