lardy cake


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lardy cake

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(Cookery) Brit a rich sweet cake made of bread dough, lard, sugar, and dried fruit
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Its shape is loosely based on the English lardy cake, a rich, spiced bread made by layering dough with soft lard.
Then I realised if I did, I could end up being arrested and the police might find my Worzel Gummidge DVD collection: Lardy Cake and a character who has different heads for different moods?
Cox's Bakery I remember for the big slab of butter you were invited to use when purchasing their lardy cake.
Spencer also loves Lardy cake that is crammed full of lard, sugar and fruit.
I was reminded of this power of cliche as I loaded my grandchildren into the swing boats at the Fair, as we clambered aboard a trolley bus with its coconut matting as big as a football pitch on the platform, as we waved at a man on a penny farthing bicycle, as we eyed the bread pudding and lardy cake, the pear drops and fruit pips on display in the shop windows, as we watched silent films in the shed of a cinema, as I desperately tried to recall how to spin a top, as my daughter had a go at skipping on the rope tied to a lamp-post in the village street and as her daughters showed me that they know how to play hopscotch.
I grew up with the breads of England: Danish bloomers, hovis, lardy cake.
Having a lift home in a hot dog van really was the icing on this lardy cake.
Then I upset all the dinner table when telling them how good lardy cake tastes are when they are made from lard.
I observed them with a certain amount of interest as I sat on a hard, horsehair sofa, eating lardy cake served with strong sweet tea.
From Lardy cakes to cake sandwiches, follow a trail around the museum and discover all sorts of weird and wonderful facts about cooking and baking in the Black Country.
I saw him at the festival when I was co-presenting on MacAulay & Co and I was crying with laughter," says the woman with the appetite for lardy cakes and laughter.
The rest of the year, we are given biscuits, lardy cakes, doughnuts, cream cakes and much more, with tea and coffee day and night.