Bottoms up: cherry & almond cake

The other weekend I went to see Swallows and Amazons, which I was a bit apprehensive about because I like to visualise book characters as they appear in my head. However, John and Susan were sufficiently bland to not leave too deep imprints on my brain (still working on Nancy and Peggy.) One of my …

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Ganache with panache: chocolate cherry cake

My original intention was to bake a coffee cake, but when I asked my family what they’d like my dad said he’d much prefer a chocolate cake, so the plan changed. I was going to row the boat out and search out a new sponge recipe but this one is so pipsqueak with the most …

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