Monday, 17 February 2014

Baking days

I looked at my sad, neglected cookery books this weekend:


They are shamefully neglected in favour of the much easier option


Not that there is anything wrong with Betty Crocker! I like a chocolate swirl cake as much as anyone. But I had real ingredients on hand, and several hours to spare.


And so I favoured Nigella with my ingredients. Lemon Syrup loaf cake and Chocolate orange loaf cake ensued. It is hard to get a pic, but here they are in the oven, to show I really made them!


And then I took them out, and poured syrup over the lemon one.


Which on the plate looked like this.


And were considered scrummy


Honestly, you wait ages for a home-made cake, and then two come along at once...

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