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... to bake my fishcakes instead of frying them?

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AlisonWunderland Sat 21-Jan-17 11:44:33

So a friend has given me her recipe for fishcakes which she insists are the BEST ever.
I love a good fishcake, I really do, but am frequently disappointed in bought ones, so thought I would give hers a go since they are so recommended.

The recipe says to fry them, but to be honest, I can't be arsed.
Lots of ready made fishcakes are ovenbake rather than fry.

Is there a difference between a cake made for frying and one made for baking?
Thanks for any advice

OhSuckItUpDucky Sat 21-Jan-17 11:48:21

Nah , bake them . id spray some oil on the baking tray first though

originalmavis Sat 21-Jan-17 11:49:33

I bake mine. I use one of those plasticy baking sheets so they don't stick.

AlisonWunderland Sat 21-Jan-17 11:53:55

I've got some of those teflon non stick sheets.
All the ingredients are already cooked before making up the fishcake so I'm gueseing maybe 15 minutes in a really hot oven to make sure the outside crisps up. Maybe 200 degrees?

LadyGlitterSparklesSeriously Sat 21-Jan-17 11:56:23

The difference is the bought ones are coated with oil and slightly cooked before freezing. I'd fry them! Mmm.

AlisonWunderland Sat 21-Jan-17 11:56:54

Duh!
I've just rechecked the recipe and it does give oven instructions!
220C for 25 mins turning once.
My friend said she always fried them so I didn't check right to the end

SaintsFever Sat 21-Jan-17 12:01:41

YANBU I had the Thai fish cakes out of the fakeaway SW book recently they were fantastic baked and now wondering why I ever fried them. Just remember to line the tray!

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