How To Make A Christmas Cake – The Victorian Way

Come on Mary-Anne, when you’ve finished those you’ve got all these to do as well. Good morning. Today, we’re making Lord and Lady Braybrooke’s Christmas cake. I’m using one of my favourite plum cake recipes. It’s got a lot of dried cherries in it. For this recipe you will need flour butter fine sugar dried […]

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How to Make Pancakes – The Victorian Way

Well, hello. We must get on, it’s Shrove Tuesday and there’s Pancakes to make. So to begin you will need. I am going to whisk my eggs in my trusty copper bowl. Copper bowls are very good for whisking eggs. You’ll find that your eggs will whisk much quicker and in a much firmer way. […]

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How to Make Gingerbread Cake – The Victorian Way

How to Make Gingerbread Cake – The Victorian Way

I’ve just made a note of one of my favourite recipes – Gingerbread Cake. It’s truly delightful. For this recipe you will need: Flour Butter Brown sugar Treacle Ginger Bicarbonate of Soda Warm milk and eggs. Begin by creaming the butter. I always use salted butter, unless the recipe asks for sweet butter in which […]

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