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    Queen Cakes by Props

    As I have now been forced to retire due to illness, time to do a bit of cooking, which I enjoy doing and xperimenting with.

    One thing that I have never tried to do is make cakes. My gran was a real dab hand at this so I thought I would have a try. If this turns out successful then will try some more complex cakes.

    So my first is Queen cakes, simple to make and not a long cooking time.

    The ingredients:-

    100g (4 oz) - Butter or Marge
    100g " - Sugar (preferably caster)
    2 eggs beaten
    100g (4oz) -Self raing flour
    50g (2 oz) - Sultanas



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    So far so good: looking forward to the after pic.

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    Good start, mate. Hope you're feeling well enough to get back over to Thailand.

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    Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy and then beat in your eggs a little at a time





    Fold in the flour using a metal spoon and finally any fruit





    Well grease a patty tray (or use cases) and apply mixture evenly





    Bake in a pre heated oven at 190C or Mark 5 for 15 -20 minutes. The finished article,



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    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles
    Hope you're feeling well enough to get back over to Thailand
    Thanks EN but it seems doubtful I will get over for a while. I have beathing troubles and can ony get around about 10 yards before puffing and panting

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    The verdict:-

    For my first attempt of cakes was fairly pleased. Taste was fine, but maybe could have given them a few more minutes in the oven. They aint going to last very long!!!!

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    Just about perfect. Yum.

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    Congratulations for the successful first try.

    Do you use that steam cooker in the first picture often, or does your wife?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Takeovers View Post
    Do you use that steam cooker in the first picture often, or does your wife?
    I have one the same, and its great.

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    Great stuff Props and the missus and I will have a go at achieving the same result tomorrow morning.

    So sorry to hear about your illness mate and I along with everyone here on Teakdoor wish you a speedy recovery back to full health.

    God bless mate.

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    Hi Props...
    The cakes look great and mouth-watering attractive.

    Sorry to hear you have not been well Pal.

    Flobo and self send our best wishes.

    You take it easy and look after yourself.

    Best wishes all round Props, hope they get you sorted out and make life as easy as possible for you.
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    Yum. Like muffins? Where's the icing? Hope you are feeling a bit better with each day. Go slow ya old git.

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    All good thoughts from here mate..but don,t eat too a mny of them muffins mate, what with not workin an all it'll go straight to yer arse , take care mate n get off the fags

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    Quote Originally Posted by Propagator View Post

    Very nice Props, could just go for one of those now.

    If you're feeling lazy you can buy a ready mixed Muffin packet from any big shopping mall. I tried a packet the other week and the results were very good. The only thing that surprised me in the preperation was that instead of butter the recipe calls for a mug of cooking oil ! Had my doubts about that but went ahead and the finished cakes didn't seem any greasier for it.
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    Thanks for all your kind thoughts.

    Quote Originally Posted by nedwalk
    don,t eat too a mny of them muffins mate, what with not workin an all it'll go straight to yer arse , take care mate n get off the fags
    They lasted just over the day, need to put on weight as during the first part of my illness lost over 2 stone.

    Had me last fag now over 5 months ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by Takeovers
    Do you use that steam cooker in the first picture often, or does your wife?
    Very rarely, only for rice and sometimes fish

    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy
    Great stuff Props and the missus and I will have a go at achieving the same result tomorrow morning.
    If they turned out as good as mine they won't last long especially with kids around

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    will give a try today,take care of yourself,relaxe and enyoy your cooking.will look forward to your next recipe.

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    Yr an inspiration Props, got stuck into baking a bit last week.
    My girls said to "say hello" from them.

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