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ORANGE CAKE

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This delicious cake is rich and full of flavours.  Perfect snack or afternoon treat! [caption id="attachment_389" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Orange Cake, a deliciously moist cake!"][/caption] Ingredients Serves: 12 250g cake (plain) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 200g caster sugar 125ml milk 125ml orange juice 125ml vegetable oil 3 eggs, beaten 1 ½ teaspoons grated orange zest Orange butter icing: 6 tablespoons butter, softened 250g icing sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon grated orange zest Method: Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and flour two 20cm round cake tins. In a measuring jug, combine milk, 125ml orange juice,...

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CROISSANTS

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Croissants are made of a leavened variant of puff pastry. The yeast dough is layered with butter, rolled and folded several times in succession, then rolled into a sheet, a technique called laminating. Croissant pastry can also be wrapped around any praline, almond paste or chocolate before it is baked (in the last case, it becomes like pain au chocolat, which has a different, non-crescent, shape), or sliced to admit sweet or savoury fillings. In France and Spain, croissants are generally sold without filling and eaten without added butter, but sometimes with almond filling   CROISSANTS Flaky and flavourful, serves...

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BANANA LOAF

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Banana Loaf   Ingredients: 125g butter Extra butter for greasing the tins 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 500g selfraising flour 4 bananas, mashed   Method: Preheat oven to 180C. Grease 1 large loaf tin or 2 small loaf tins with the extra butter. In a mixing bowl cream together butter, sugar and eggs. Mix in mashed bananas. Add flour, bicarb and milk and mix to a thick batter. Pour into the prepared tins. Bake in preheated oven for 30 – 40 minutes. To test if the cake is done insert a skewer...

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PANCAKES

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Basic pancake mixture   Ingredients: 110g plain flour, sifted Pinch of salt 2 eggs 200ml milk mixed with 75ml water 50g butter   Preparation method 1. Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl with a sieve held high above the bowl so the flour gets an airing. Now make a well in the centre of the flour and break the eggs into it. Then begin whisking the eggs - any sort of whisk or even a fork will do - incorporating any bits of flour from around the edge of the bowl as you do so. 2....

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CHOCOLATE CAKE

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CHOCOLATE CAKE Quick and economical to make!! These ingredients makes a 20cm round cake. For a larger or square cake double the amounts and adjust your baking time accordingly.   Ingredients: 3 eggs separated (use the yolk) 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup oil Mix the above ingredients well. ADD 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup flour Whip egg whites until stiff. Fold into cake mixture. Divide into 2 well greased round (20cm) baking tins and bake in a preheated oven at 180C for approx 15-20 minutes. Decorate with cream, butter cream,...

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