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Hi Team Nigella, I am taking part in a cake baking competition this Christmas. I haven't baked since I was at school (nearly 25 years ago!) let alone enter competitions! I wondered if you have a simple recipe that was easy to follow. It has to be a chocolate cake and the more spectacular the better! Please help! Kind regards Elaine.
Posted by [email protected] Answered on 18th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Whenever I bake Nigella's Chocolate Chip Cookies they always spread out and eventually join together by the end of cooking. It also happens with other cookies, even ones roll and I cut out in shapes. What am I doing wrong?
Posted by cmb1968. Answered on 17th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I have made the Breakfast Bars quite a few times and up to now have used unsalted sunflower and pepita (pumpkin) seeds but was wondering as the recipe specified unsalted peanuts does that mean the other ingredients should be salted?
Posted by EileenBowden. Answered on 16th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi there, In the book Nigella Express the recipe for Rapid Ragu specifies using green lentils. However when I was watching the episode from the series, Nigella states that she uses red lentils in place of carrots. Which one should I used, and does it make a huge difference? Many thanks, Sidonie
Posted by xSidoniex. Answered on 15th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi there I would like to make Nigella's Chocolate Chestnut Pots. However have just bought a jar of chestnut puree and it isn't sweetened. Could I still go ahead and make the pots? If not what should I do? Many thanks.
Posted by louboo1. Answered on 14th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, Nigella, for the pastry in the Star-Topped Mince Pies could I use extra butter if I don't have vegetable shortening? Thank you and best wishes, Nelly .
Posted by molly123. Answered on 13th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi, I am planning to make Nigella's 'Devil's Food Cake' for a Birthday at work. As I work full time, I will bake and ice the cake on the night before the birthday. I am also planning on putting some strawberries and fresh cream in between the two layers. So I want to know if it is OK to store the frosted Devil's Food Cake in the fridge overnight? Do you think the frosting will set hard? Thanks.
Posted by dzap19. Answered on 12th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
I am planning to make Nigella's Christmas Pudding. Please can you tell me where I should store the fruit while it is steeping? Should it be in the fridge? Cheers!
Posted by oldschoolskins. Answered on 11th Oct 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer