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WildThongsHeartString Wed 24-Apr-13 09:30:40

Why do my cherries always sink to the bottom of the loaf cake and how do you keep yours 'afloat'?

LifeofPo Wed 24-Apr-13 09:33:50

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EeyoreIsh Wed 24-Apr-13 09:35:53

dust them in flour first.

WildThongsHeartString Wed 24-Apr-13 09:42:45

that was quick, thank you! both

NigelMolesworth Wed 24-Apr-13 09:43:23

If using glace cherries, you need to wash the syrup off them first and then pat them dry with kitchen towel (well that's what my WI book says and it worked for me!)

mrsdinklage Wed 24-Apr-13 09:55:17

just dip them in icing sugar smile

littlemefi Wed 24-Apr-13 12:58:48

I wash syrup off first, dry them, then dust in flour.

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