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Banbury cakes

Banbury cakes... The Banbury cake reigns in the Midlands. Try this quick recipe for a teatime treat, lovely with a cup of Earl Grey... Prep: 30 mins... Cook: 30 mins... Skill level Easy... Servings Makes

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Eccles Cakes

Eccles Cakes. Made these for my dad for fathers day and they turned out great! I used 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice instead of the ones suggested, did not use raisins or brandy, bought 2 peppperidge farm puff pastry sheets instead of making it from scratch, and baked them for 15 minutes at 425 rather than for 20 at 375. I made a lot of changes but they were so much easier to make this way!

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Chorley Cakes are very similar to other regional cakes such as Eccles Cakes, Banbury Cakes and Hot Cross Buns (in as much as they were a sweet pastry combined with dried fruit) and traditionally were baked for religious festivals. Chorley cakes are flattened, currant-filled cakes made with unsweetened shortcrust pastry and associated with the town of Chorley in Lancashire. Significantly less sweet than Eccles cake, and commonly eaten with butter and a slice of Lancashire cheese.

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Eccles cake and banbury cake recipes

Eccles cakes - I just need to find a great Chelsea Bun recipe...ideas anyone?

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Banbury cakes

Banbury cakes are a traditional currant and raisin-filled pastry, spiced with nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon, make your own with this recipe from Jamie.

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Banbury cakes recipe

Sarah Raven's Banbury Cakes are great for puddings or tea at Christmas – and the homemade mincemeat recipe is less sweet than most.