This delicious recipe is taken from Great British Bake Off 2014 Finalist, Luis Troyano’s recipe book; ‘Bake it Great’, published by Pavilion. “The Bakewell tart got me into baking. I live fairly close to Bakewell in the Peak District and would frequently take a visit there to stock up on the famous tarts, as well as the lesser-known Bakewell pudding.
When lined up against the wedding ring or the wedding gown, the wedding cake usually takes a backseat. However, this does not mean that the wedding cake is unimportant. In fact, it is one of the focal points of the reception that can surely add dazzle to the event.
It's dramatic and stretches the meat a fairly long way. The case of pastry and minced mushrooms keeps the breast moist and delicious and is a little forgiving so the meat holds its juices. You could assemble it a day before and just leave it in the fridge ready to over ...
The best Christmas cake recipe I have tried. It was a great success last year and I look forward to trying it again this year. I used brandy and let it mature for about 8 weeks feeding it more brandy every now and again.