For Nick’s birthday ultimate November he asked a ginger cake (yet again).
No surprise there then again I was satisfied to have a purpose to bake a recipe I have been striking my nose over for some time. It’s at the Clandestine Cake internet web page and is thought of as one in every of Lynn Hill’s non-public recipes. The Clandestine Cake Club as such folded some time up to now then again the theory continues to be alive and properly in internet websites and social media.
It was once easy to make and ticked the entire birthday cake boxes. Very gingery with a stupendous crumb and a slight stickiness – there’s a clue throughout the name.
I was moreover satisfied to have a purpose to use my new black cake stand.
As a person who has additional cake stands than a sensible person should ever need I did hesitate in short previous than looking for it. (Very in short.) I have been hankering after a black one for a few years then again on no account found out one that I favored. Ultimate 12 months I made one for myself – from a black plate glued to an nearly black (charcoal grey) candle stick. It’s high quality then again, just like buses, whilst you’ve finally given up hope and ordered a taxi, the bus you have been in a position for turns up. This one became up in an antique/vintage retailer at Cromford Mill and was once very modestly priced, so I swooped. It’s made from black glass and is said to be vintage 1950’s.