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Cakes

Peek-a-boo Battenburg

I found a lovely looking cake on BBC Good Food and thought I just had to try it.  I love Battenburg cake, which is usually a square of four equal squares, two pink and two ‘white’, pasted together with apricot jam and covered with marzipan.  So this Peek-a-boo version, where you use four layers of cake […]

Cakes

Basbousa

Basbousa is an interesting bake. It seems to come from the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and, maybe Greece, in various guises.  Some recipes have coconut, some don’t.  The one common is that it is made with semolina, though some recipes add flour too. For my attempt, as per Titli’s Busy Kitchen omits the coconut.  Titli […]