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(Almost) According to Mrs Crocombe: Gingerbread Cake

After Delia’s Jamaican Gingerbread, I was going to make Mrs Crocombe’s gingerbread biscuits. But the recipe calls for a quarter of an egg, and I can’t, at this present, think what to do with the remaining three-quarters, so I’m putting that off until I can. Instead, I turned to her gingerbread cake, with adaptations. The… Continue reading (Almost) According to Mrs Crocombe: Gingerbread Cake

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(Almost) According to Delia: Dark Jamaican Gingerbread

Gingerbread is a very wintry sort of cake. There will probably be several more ginger recipes in the coming weeks. Also, I really like gingerbread. This one is very suited to an afternoon tea. It’s a very dense sort of loaf, best served with butter. Or maybe chocolate spread or a jam, if that takes… Continue reading (Almost) According to Delia: Dark Jamaican Gingerbread

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Recipe: Gingerbread with Lemon and Blueberries

What I like about this time of year is the cakes. This is the time for heavier cakes, for gingerbreads and fruit cakes, for spices and treacle. For all the things that taste of Christmas. (I know, a bit early for that, but now's the time to be baking for Christmas, to give the cakes… Continue reading Recipe: Gingerbread with Lemon and Blueberries