Waitrose: The Everyday Kitchen

Recipes – episode 2 – THE LOST ART OF BAKINGwaitrose new


4x4 flexible cake mix

Serves 6-8
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 25-30 mins

4 medium eggs
100g caster sugar
100g self-raising flour, sieved
50g unsalted butter, melted

Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease and base-line an 8-inch non-stick, loose-bottomed cake tin. Put the eggs into a large mixing bowl with the sugar. Using an electric hand-whisk, beat together for 5 minutes until thick and creamy.

Using a metal spoon, gradually fold in the flour, then gently stir in the butter. Spoon into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin, then turn out onto a board Carefully slice in half horizontally and fill with whipped cream and jam or filling of your choice.

Power balls

Makes 12 small or 6 large power balls
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15-20 mins

1 egg white
1 tbsp honey
50g porridge oats
25g sunflower seeds
25g mixed seeds
50g whole almonds, roughly chopped
A small handful chopped dried fruits or seeds or nuts

Preheat oven to 160°C. Put the egg white into a large, grease-free bowl with the honey. Using an electric hand-whisk, beat together for 3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and stir together.

Shape into 12 balls or spoon into a 12-hole muffin tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes until firm to the touch. Cool completely before serving.

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