You want to something special for a party, but the recipe calls for cake flour and buttermilk and all you have is all-purpose and 2%. It's happened to the best of us. Luckily, there are substitutions for these no-so-common ingredients that you can whip up with items you likely already have in the cabinet (baking soda! cornstarch! lemon juice!)
The Most Amazing Chocolate Cake is here. I call this my Matilda Cake because I swear it's just as good as the cake that Bruce Bogtrotter ate in Matilda. Moist, chocolaty perfection. This is the chocolate cake you've been dreaming of!
Sticky Gingerbread Recipe (Just like McVities Ginger Cake!)
Date and apple squares recipe. Fruit recipes from Cookipedia. Another recipe from Mum's scribbled cookery notes. Her original notes used self-raising flour but she later changed it to plain flour as she thought it was 'nicer'.