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How to Bake Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I love carrot cake and I love cupcakes. So why not put them together? These carrot cake cupcakes are the easy way to serve up carrot cake for either breakfast or dessert.   These carrot cake cupcakes can be made with either a buttermilk glaze or a cream cheese frosting. The recipe card gives the ingredients and directions for both. ... Read More »

How to Bake Simnel Cake

Yields: 1 cake Preparation time: 40 mins Cooking time: 2 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Simnel Cake: 8 oz self-raising flour 4 large eggs 8 oz butter, softened 4 oz glace cherries, quartered 4 oz sultanas Grated zest of 2 lemons 2 oz candied peel, chopped 4 oz currants 8 oz light muscovado sugar 2 tsp ground mixed spice For ... Read More »

How to Make Chocolate Easter Eggs

Yields: 4 eggs Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Chocolate Easter Eggs: 1 lb semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped 4 eggs Cooking instructions for Chocolate Easter Eggs: Tap the base of each egg with a straight pin to make a hole and continue to poke around it to widen it up. Poke the egg yolk with a toothpick ... Read More »