Sunday, October 24, 2010

Jules' Hot Chocolate Cake

· 1 cup* sugar
· 3 eggs
· 1 cup* plain flour
· 2 heaped Tablespoons cocoa powder
· 2 heaped teaspoons baking powder
· 1 pinch salt
· 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
· 1/2 cup* milk
· 1 rounded tablespoon of butter

Cream the sugar and eggs together until pale.
Add all the sieved dry ingredients and the vanilla essence and mix well.
Place the milk and butter in a pan and heat until just before it starts to boil (it will go frothy around the edges)
Pour it into the mixture and beat well.
Pour into two greased cake tins and bake at 200 degrees for 15 - 20 minutes.
Cool then sandwich with chocolate fudge icing and serve.

*I used an ikea kiddies cup for the ingredients.

Friday, October 01, 2010

Banana Cake

  1. Use a food processor Pre heat oven to 160C / gas mark 3
  2. Add all ingredients and blend until well mixed
  3. Pour into lined loaf tin
  4. Bake for 1 hour
  5. Cool and enjoy

Tea Loaf

Tea Loaf Recipe

350g Mixed Fruit
200g Soft Brown Sugar
270g Self Raising Flour
3/4 Pint Freshly Made Tea
2 Medium Eggs

Make the tea,
Pour over the Fruit and Sugar, and leave to soak as long as you want.

After the Fruit and Sugar has soaked in the tea, for however long you like, mix the Flour and beaten Eggs with the Fruit and Sugar and cook in a greased 2lb Loaf Tin in a pre-heated oven at 150ºC (300ºF, Gas Mark 2) for 1.5 hours. Cool on a Wire Rack