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Can you use the recipe for the Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake to make a tray bake successfully? Thanks.
Posted by AnjieJay. Answered on 2nd May 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hello! Can I do away with the liqueur in the Coffee Ice Cream? This is my first time making it and it is meant for a group of people who might not appreciate it. Thanks for the help!
Posted by gdv. Answered on 1st May 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
Is it possible to freeze your Instant Chocolate Mousse? I am looking for a recipe for a future event and may have to make up to 70 of them!
Posted by Saferris . Answered on 30th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
Pearl sugar is wonderful on top of muffins and loaf cakes but I cannot see it in supermarkets or shops near me (Northern Ireland). Does anyone know where I can buy it? I can order it online but am trying to keep costs to a minimum so postage needs to be free.
Posted by bdonaghy. Answered on 29th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hello I am looking forward to making a cake recipe that asks for 3 tablespoons of golden syrup, which I don't have and can't get at the moment. Do you know if honey works well as a substitute in cakes?
Posted by Mkayoum. Answered on 28th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
I don't know how to convert grams to American cups, tablespoons, teaspoons, etc. Grams don't convert to ounces easily. I'd like to try some of Nigella's recipes, but can't translate the amounts. Can you help?
Posted by fnpowers. Answered on 27th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
I have baked the Chocolate Fruit Cake a few times and it has always been amazing. I need to bake it again - but this time I need to make a 10 inch instead of the usual 8 inch. What extra should I add by way of ingredients and time to ensure the cake is just as delicious?
Posted by Princessloobylou. Answered on 26th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer
Unfortunately Sundora has been bought up by Whitworth and they have discontinued the whole candied peel line. Is there any equivalent for sale that you know of? Sainsbury and Waitrose no longer sell it as it is no longer available from the manufacturer.
Posted by grubstreet. Answered on 25th Apr 2015 at 12.00Read The Answer