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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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Christmas Baking: Pepparkakor

Now that we’re over half-way through November, I feel like I can step up my Christmas preparations. Not the Christmas crafting – that’s all long been underway – but the other preparations. The choosing of festive foods that don’t require ordering. Getting a Christmas tree (although that probably won’t be for another week or so).… Continue reading Christmas Baking: Pepparkakor

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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