Category Archives: Baking

Chocolate-Orange Guinness Cake

Ingredients: 275g (10oz) Self-Raising Flour 225g (8oz) Butter, room temperature 225g (8oz) Soft Dark Brown Sugar 150ml (¼ pint) Guinness 4 Eggs 2 tbsp Cocoa 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 pinch Salt Grated rind of 1 Orange Icing 225g (8oz) Icing sugar 110g (4oz) Butter Orange Preparation: Preheat oven to 190°C: 375°F: Gas 5. Grease 2 8-9-inch cake tins. Cream the butter and sugar … Continue Reading ››

Irish Whisky Cake

Ingredients: 225g (8oz) Raisins 160g (6oz) Softened Butter 160g (6oz) Soft B
Whiskey Cake
rown Sugar 160g (6oz) Plain Flour 150ml (¼ pint) Whiskey 3 Eggs 1 tsp Baking Powder Grated rind of 1 Lemon 1 pinch Salt 1 pinch Ground Cloves Icing 225g (8oz) Icing Sugar Juice of 1 Lemon Warm water as needed Preparation: Pre-heat the oven to 180°C: … Continue Reading ››

Welsh Cakes

Ingredients: 450g (1lb) Flour 110g (4oz) Lard 110g (4oz) Butter or Margarine 50g (2oz) Dried Fruit 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 Egg A little milk Preparation: Sieve flour, baking-powder and salt together Rub in butter and lard and mix into stiff paste, adding the egg and milk. Add the dried fruit. Roll out thinly and cut … Continue Reading ››