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What type of Cake is your Favourite?

MirabelleMirabelle Owl WhispererKensington.Posts: 1,020 Fanatical Poster
What is everyone's favourite type of cake? Me? I have quite a few!

A rich fruit and lovely treacly cake, but I'd have to have thick marzipan on top, but no icing as it would be far too sweet.
A classic light Victoria sponge filled with homemade raspberry jam and cream on the top, decorated with fresh raspberries.
I'm very fond of Parkin. It's a British cake that has a deep, sticky treacly topping, all dark, gingery and sweet.
And another, Chocolate Marble Cake such as this: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/5557/chocolate-marble-cake
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  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,169 Moderator
    Those cakes sound amazing Mirabelle!

    I love chocolate cake but I'm allergic to eggs so I can only eat vegan cakes! I've found the best vegan chocolate cake from this cupcake shop called Lola's cupcakes! It's so nice!
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  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 Fanatical Poster
    Aife wrote: »
    Those cakes sound amazing Mirabelle!

    I love chocolate cake but I'm allergic to eggs so I can only eat vegan cakes! I've found the best vegan chocolate cake from this cupcake shop called Lola's cupcakes! It's so nice!

    That vegan cake sounds rather nice. I may actually have some vegan cake recipes.
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  • LaineLaine Llama Mama Posts: 1,376 Fanatical Poster
    Red velvet for sure!
    And of course carrot cake, gotta have some carrot cake 😂

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  • ShaunieShaunie England 🏠Posts: 7,206 The Mix Elder
    Not a fan of cakes. Maybe Strawberry Cheese cake. Though I’m not sure that counts as a cake. Maybe is some sort of pie. But I mean it has the word ‘cake’ so guess so.
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  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 Fanatical Poster
    I'll add one more to my fab collection of loved cakes: Oreo Cheesecake. :heart::yum::heart:

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  • RileyRiley Posts: 385 Super Moderator
    I'm a big fan of salted caramel cake myself, although I know it isn't to everyone's tastes! :lol:
    Mirabelle wrote: »
    I'll add one more to my fab collection of loved cakes: Oreo Cheesecake. :heart::yum::heart:

    Oooh now that definitely does look delicious Mirabelle. :thumb:

    - Riley
  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 Fanatical Poster
    Riley wrote: »
    I'm a big fan of salted caramel cake myself, although I know it isn't to everyone's tastes! :lol:



    Oooh now that definitely does look delicious Mirabelle. :thumb:

    - Riley

    Though I'm not well right now @Riley Here's a quick reference to that Oreo Cake's recipe: https://thebusybaker.ca/easy-no-bake-oreo-cheesecake/ which the author says you can print off

    Belle x
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  • RileyRiley Posts: 385 Super Moderator
    Thank you very much @Mirabelle I'll have to give it a try sometime :) I hope you feel better soon!

    - Riley
  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 Fanatical Poster
    Riley wrote: »
    Thank you very much @Mirabelle I'll have to give it a try sometime :) I hope you feel better soon!

    - Riley

    Thanks Riley its a severe steroid tablet reaction :/
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  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 Noob
    I love gingerbread, a cake otherwise known as Parkin.

    Parkin is best kept a few days before eating so that its top become stickier and the flavours take time to marry. The cake has a treackly richness tasting deliciously of ginger. Sometimes I add chopped pieces of stem ginger into the cake. It's lovely served with a mug of tea. <3
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