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 Post subject: Re: Fred Dibnah
PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:47 am 
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I agree with all that you say Maureen....but....I still have Sunday lunch although we do have Christmas dinner

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 Post subject: Re: Fred Dibnah
PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:07 pm 
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Rex, I have been searching for a receipe for Victory cake, I couldn't unearth one from any of my old receipe books, so I have googled it www.ww2tips.blogspot.com/2009/06/victory-cake.html Is this anything like the one you meant.


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 Post subject: Re: Fred Dibnah
PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:39 pm 

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Not really : no raisins or currants, and does have cream topping and middle layer !

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 Post subject: Re: Fred Dibnah
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:14 am 
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Not the one I spotted then either - that was made with potatoe.

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 Post subject: Re: Fred Dibnah
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:43 pm 

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Was it a bit like this?

Simnel Cake - Bury Recipe
Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp butter/margarine
2 tbsp lard
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
2 cups currants and/or raisins
2 tbsp chopped candied peel
1 beaten egg
2-3 tbsp milk
whole blanched almonds
cherries

Instructions:

1. Cut the butter and lard into the flour.
2. Add in the sugar, spices, chopped peel and currants.
3. Add the egg and mix into a very stiff dough, adding some of the milk if necessary.
4. Form the dough into a round flat cake and put it on to a greased baking tray.
5. Decorate with the nuts and cherries on top.
6. Bake in oven at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Cool on a cooling tray and serve.


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