Weekends in my house are strange occasions. Due to both parties being on second marriages, each weekend is different. This weekend for example, we have the kids. Next week, we won't have any kids!
At least, that is what has happened until recently.
So, the kids in order of age are 21, 19, 17, 13, 11.
21 year-old boy has left home, and is currently in Australia staying with his uncle. We don't see him very often. 19 year old girl has full independence but still lives at home. She has a ...
I saw this on Great British Bake Off and thought I'd have a go. For a first attempt I am pleased. Not ecstatic, but pleased.
Recipe Type: Cake
Prep time: 90 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 1 hour 50 mins
A richly flavoured cake made from 4 layers of almond sponge, soaked in a kirsch syrup and sandwiched with French vanilla buttercream and dark chocolate ganache.
For the kirsch soaking syrup
100g caster ...