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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Olympic Honey Cakes

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When Mrs’ Simkins wrote this recipe the 2012 London Olympic Games were in full swing, so here is an international cake, so to speak. Versions of honey cakes are made in Ancient Greece and across Europe and the rest of the world, including our own Devonshire Honey Cake. Once sugar was discovered, the term ‘honey cake’ was sometimes used to refer to any cake that was sweetened, even if not actually with honey.

These delicious little cakes are made entirely with honey and are so light in texture you could probably run a race after eating one without feeling weighed down! A food processor makes short work of the mixing or use a hand mixer if you prefer.

Accompany with a pot of your favourite Clipper tea.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkin’s Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

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The Tooth Fairy loves apple cakes at any time of year but really goes to town in the autumn and bakes something apple-y every week. These muffins are particular favourites of hers for late weekend breakfasts.

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Category: Recipes | Posted on: May 17, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Sticky Gingerbread Cake

 

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This resulting cake is a lovely moist and sticky gingerbread that is popular with both adults and children: perfect to accompany a steaming mug of your favourite Clipper tea whilst standing round the bonfire on Guy Fawkes Night. Read More