Eccles cake


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Eccles cake

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(Cookery) Brit a pastry with a filling of dried fruit
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Noun1.Eccles cake - a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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To heat an Eccles cake in the microwave is the wrong thing to do.
For dessert I crossed the Pennines for a homemade Eccles cake, served with Mrs Kirkham's Lancashire cheese.
But nothing's happening," a burnt-out case from a call centre mutters through gritted teeth, his knuckles whitening around his Eccles cake.
Provided he can answer without showering us in crumbs in between mouthfuls of that Eccles cake he's demolishing that is.
Even Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye doesn't outstay its welcome, and the addition of Leon Russell's lovely A Song For You is the icing on the Eccles Cake.
A few weeks ago I'd seen a picture of a puff pastry tart filled with blueberries, and the idea came to me that an allblueberry Eccles cake might be interesting.
He was followed by the Cookery Detective Tom Bridge, who treated hungry onlookers to fresh samples of his famous Eccles cake.
In which case, unfortunately-faced Brummie Anita Shah, below, was an Eccles cake left out in a heavy downpour.
My recipe for Eccles cake with a Stilton and sherry butter, which matches terrifically well with cream sherry.
Everywhere has their own special foods like stotties and Eccles cake but we think the parmo will knock spots off a spotted dick
Steak and kidney pie, clotted cream and Eccles cake are all virtually off the menu for youngsters, according to Sainsbury's.
Turn each Eccles cake over and, on a lightly floured surface, roll out each cake just enough so you can see the currants through the pastry, keeping the cakes circular.