Banbury cake


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Banbury cake

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(Cookery) Brit a cake consisting of a pastry base filled with currants, raisins, candied peel, and sugar, with a crisscross pattern on the top
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As an aside, the local newspaper is called the Banbury Cake.
In Swindon, the GWR heartland, his Banbury cake and pork pie were "obviously stale".
Much of it is advertised as innocent-sounding "massages" or "home visits" in the local paper The Banbury Cake and the freesheet WHY.
The version that developed in Shrewsbury was rather different, though it had links with the Banbury cake, which also enclosed a curranty mixture in pastry.
Banbury cakes are oval-shaped and use shortcrust pastry while Godcakes use puff pastry and are easily distinguished by their triangular shape.
They were delicious - something like Banbury Cakes.
One of the local bakers still bakes the famous Banbury cakes.
The event, held in Banbury midway through last month, saw contestants having to choose the subject of their cries from three options: Banbury 1914, Banbury Cross and Banbury Cakes, with John going for the latter.
Opinions differ on the definitive recipe, but some key ingredients differentiate the Eccles cake from similar products such as Chorley cakes and Banbury cakes.
Contestants had to choose the subject of their cries from three options: Banbury 1914, Banbury Cross and Banbury Cakes, with John going for the latter.