Gingerbread Recipe: 1. Grease a 9inch square cake tin about 2inches deep and line it with buttered grease-proof paper 2. Sift all the dry ingredients, except for the sugar, into a large bowl 3. Warm the sugar, butter, treacle and syrup in a pan over low heat until the butter has just melted 4. Stir… Read More

German Beer Cake Recipe: 1. Combine the following ingredients in a saucepan: dark beer, molasses and butter 2. Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring until the butter is melted 3. Add the raisins and cool the mixture 4. Sift the following ingredients together: flour, salt, cinnamon, baking powder, soda, cloves and nutmeg 5.… Read More

Fruit Cake Recipe: 1. Put the seedless and stoned raisins into a bowl, together with the sultanas and the currants. Pour in the sherry 2. Leave the mixture in a warm place for several hours to allow the fruit to absorb the sherry 3. Grease the baking dish and line the base 4. Cream the… Read More