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Foolproof recipe for amazing cakes!

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ApocalypseNowt Mon 06-May-19 19:09:30

Next weekend is a significant birthday for my MIL and the whole family is going away to celebrate it.

Last time we did something similar I took along my 2 sure-fire cakes that always get a good reception (orange & white chocolate sponge and cherry bakewell cake - both from bbc good food) and they went down really well.

I want to do the same again but haven't been baking for a while so was hoping I could get some inspiration here!

BBC good food is my go to. I'm a decent baker but won't have time to practice anything before I make them on thursday. Not fussed about fancy decorations, just want something that looks nice and tastes amazing.

Hit me figuratively with your best cake recipes!

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MrsWidgerysLodger Mon 06-May-19 19:13:49

The Nigella Lawson Guinness chocolate cake is bloody amazing, dead easy to make and always gets rave comments made about it whenever I make it for family.

ApocalypseNowt Mon 06-May-19 19:16:14

Oooh I like it. Looks wonderful but definitely within my limited artistic range grin

Thank you!

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ApocalypseNowt Mon 06-May-19 20:19:22

Does anyone have a nice lemon sponge recipe?

Think that would be a good contrast to the guinness cake....

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