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Eccles Cakes

Eccles Cakes. Made these for my dad for fathers day and they turned out great! I used 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice instead of the ones suggested, did not use raisins or brandy, bought 2 peppperidge farm puff pastry sheets instead of making it from scratch, and baked them for 15 minutes at 425 rather than for 20 at 375. I made a lot of changes but they were so much easier to make this way!

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One of the things I love most about England are the tasty cakes and bakes that you find over here. I confess that I fell in love with Ec...

Eccles cakes

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Chorley Cakes are very similar to other regional cakes such as Eccles Cakes, Banbury Cakes and Hot Cross Buns (in as much as they were a sweet pastry combined with dried fruit) and traditionally were baked for religious festivals. Chorley cakes are flattened, currant-filled cakes made with unsweetened shortcrust pastry and associated with the town of Chorley in Lancashire. Significantly less sweet than Eccles cake, and commonly eaten with butter and a slice of Lancashire cheese.

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Eccles cakes

Take the humble Eccles cake to another level with sherry-soaked currants, chopped peel and spices.

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Eccles cakes

Eccles cakes These delicious Eccles cakes are made with shop-bought puff pastry meaning they're quick and easy to rustle up. Just prepare the filling - and pop them in the oven for a tasty and sweet afternoon treat

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Little Eccles mince pies

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Rye, The Royal Oak Foundation and A Recipe for Eccles Cakes

I have been wanting to write this post since returning from the UK at the end of October. You know how things happen: you get back from a trip (remember, I was gone for a whole month) and have to c...

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Easy, Delicious Eccles Cakes, The Perfect Treat with a Cuppa

Eccles Cakes - Eccles Cake Recipe... Eccles cakes aren't cakes, but as you can see in this Eccles Cake recipe, they are a small flat pastry filled with dried fruits and spices. The popularity of the small cakes has not waned in centuries. Perhap because they are not only delicious, they are extremely quick and easy to make... Prep Time: 20 minutes... Cook Time: 15 minutes... Total Time: 35 minutes...

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