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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Iced Banana Loaf

Iced Banana Loaf

 

 

Bananas don’t last long in extremes of temperature and soon go brown if the weather is either very hot or very cold. Use them up in this handy recipe. You can eat the banana loaf plain and simple, just as it is if you prefer, but the icing adds the finishing touch and makes it more of a treat.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Simnel Slice

Simnel Slice

 

Although nowadays an Easter Sunday treat, Simnel cake was originally served on Mothering Sunday. This particular Sunday, falling in the middle of Lent, used to be also known as Simnel Sunday or Refreshment Sunday and was a day when you could take a short break from the traditional Lent fasting and enjoy a slice of cake with your mum.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Coconut Hats

Coconut Hats

 

These little cakes are easy to make, look jolly and taste delicious. The moist, light coconut sponge and subtly fragrant and sweet raspberry jam are perfect partners. A food processor is ideal for whipping up the sponge mixture. Perfect with a pot of your favourite Clipper tea.

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