Eight Strand Plaited Loaf

              This was adapted slightly from this recipe http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/eight-strand_plaited_57815 It’s made to sound way more complicated than it really is! Once you get used to the odd plaiting instructions it’s ok really. Ingredients: 500g/1lb 2oz of strong white bread flour 7g sachet fast action dried yeast 10g salt 340ml […]

Pouring beer cake

For the cake: (adapted from bbcgoodfood.com) 200g butter 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 5 medium sized eggs/4 large eggs 2tsp baking powder 1tbsp hot water 2tbsp instant coffee (can add more or less, to taste) 1) Preheat oven to 160C/325F/gas mark 3. Grease and line your tins. *There are 3 layers to the […]