recipes that have worked for me and that everyone seems to like to eat

Creamed sponge

This produces an extremely light fluffy sponge cake with a lot of flavour.

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Double ginger gingerbread men

Gingerbread men with a little more of a bite.

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Fruit crumble

I love apple crumble and so does the rest of my family so here is the recipe I use. You do not have to use Apples any fruit will do, just adjust the amount of sugar used, depending on the sharpness of the fruit.

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Oat cookies

These cookies taste like a cross between flapjacks and shortbread, everyone seems to love them. I have heard that dribling chocolate over them while they are still warm is also very nice.

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Tunis cake

A lemon flavoured madeira type cake topped with a thick layer of chocolate. It is also often finished with marzipan fruits.

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Quick madeira cake

This is a very easy cake to make and tastes great. I have done 3 different variants on this one: plain, cherry and lemon.

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