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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The menu follows a similar ethos, celebrating classic British recipes and ingredients in dishes such as potted salmon and crumpet loaf (PS6), beef rag pudding, mash, buttered cabbage and gravy (PS12.50), steamed Lancashire cheese and cauliflower pudding with mash and greens (PS10), black pudding and mustard butter with triple cooked chips and mushy peas (PS10.95); bread and butter pudding (PS6); and Eccles cake with vanilla ice cream (PS5).
Inside each Feng Li Su sits a blob of sweet pineapple jam, made fresh, and the overall effect is rather like a tropical Eccles cake, a beautifully buttery little parcel of tropical sweetness.
You're not a true Lancastrian if you have never tried a Lancashire Eccles cake. A delicious buttery pastry packed with raisins, currants butter and sugar.
"Why shouldn't a Coventry Godcake be as celebrated as an Eccles Cake? "The first time I discovered them was probably about two years ago in the Coventry music museum cafe, with an exhibition they had and all the Coventry Godcakes were on show in a box there.
For dessert choose from beer-glazed eccles cake, a cheese plate with homemade pickles.
A bit like you might find in an Eccles cake or even a mince pie.
CORONATION STREET Mon, Wed, Fri ITV We've got to hand it to Andrea, so far she's managed to make leading a double life look as easy as ordering an Eccles cake from Roy's Rolls.
"The young waitress told me that they were out of Chorley cakes, but would an Eccles cake do instead?
Today's bets Dust On The Ground 2.30 Kempton 2pts win Lion Court 5.30 Kempton 2pts win Twice Over Juddmonte International 3.40 York, Wednesday 5pts each-way at 6-1 with Paddy Power 1pt each-way treble ACCORDING to Norman the Northerner there was a riot in a tea room in Helmsley last week, when an irate elderly customer wearing a hair net to mask her identity threw the currants from her Eccles cake at the terrified proprietor.