Chocolate Cake

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  • 4oz granulated sugar
  • 4oz softened butter
  • 4oz self-raising flour
  • 2 large eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl and stir until light and fluffy.
  3. Sift the flour into the bowl.
  4. Make a well in the centre and add the eggs.
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. Line bottom of 9 inch round cake tin with grease-proof paper.
  7. Place in over and cook for 35-40 minutes.
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Dark And Sticky Gingerbread With A Whiskey Glaze

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Gingerbread Close Up

I’ve always enjoyed baking and have always tended to bake based on the recipes I got from my mother. Well, I recently decided that I wanted to do a proper gingerbread, but I didn’t have a recipe. I did some looking around and found one in the Food section of the Daily Telegraph website.

I’m posting the recipe here so that I can easily find it (I have a large sceptical streak which makes me concerned the recipe a disappear, or have the permalink changed, at some point) and to record any adjustments I may make.

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