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Cherry and Walnut Cake Recipe

May14

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz/225 gm butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 1.5 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnts
  • 1/2 cup chopped glace cherries

Method:

Cream the butter and sugar then add the beaten eggs and mix. Add the dry ingredients and then the walnuts and cherries. Grease a small round tin and pour the mixture in. Bake at 350F/180 C for about an hour (if you are using a fan-forced oven  then you will need to lower the temperature by up to 10 degrees centigrade and/or adjust the time).  Place on a wire rack to cool and then ice with plain or lemon icing. Store in an air-tight container.

Icing:

  • 2 oz/50gm butter
  • dash of hot water
  • enough icing sugar to mix until firm
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Cherry and Walnut Biscuits Recipe

April23

These are yummy!

  • 6 oz/170 gm butter
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond essence
  • 1  1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 3/4 cup chopped glace cherries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Method:

Cream the butter and sugar and then add the two essences.  Combine the dry ingredients and add to the mixture. Add the cherries and walnuts and mix well and knead. Roll up pieces into small balls and place on an oven tray. Flatten each one using either a fork or the underneath of a (floured) tumbler. Bake at 325 F/160 C for about 20 minutes (if you are using a fan-forced oven  then you will need to lower the temperature by up to 10 degrees centigrade and/or adjust the time). Leave on a wire rack to cool and then store in an air-tight container.

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