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Banana Cake with Frangipan Topping

A truly delicious banana cake….. For the Cake……sultanas, rum………..100 g sultanas or raisins 75 ml dark rum 175 g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda pinch salt 125 g unsalted butter, softened 150 g dark … Continue reading

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Mojitos, Flossy, Fried Chicken and Reggae

Last night Flossy turned up from Brixton with still warm, Curry Goat, Rice and Peas, dumpling, fried banana and my fav as she knows, fried chicken and ingredients for Mojitos…….we ate, made cocktails, had a catch up, then wandered over … Continue reading

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Jasmine’s Rum Cake

Jasmine makes a mean Rum Cake. (Jasmine’s own quote on it is that, “It makes you sway.!”) It’s so moist. For me it’s like the pure pleasure you get from sucking on a real sponge in a hot bath. (well … Continue reading

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Vanilla and Armagnac Soaked Pears

Vanilla and Armagnac Soaked Pears 1 lemon 3 large pears 6 tablespoons Armagnac or rum 1vanilla pod 4 tablespoons dark brown sugar 100 ml water 12 stoned prunes Vanilla ice cream to serve

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