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Rich Fruit Cake

“What you look for in a good fruit cake or a Genoa cake is even colour; fairly flat; fruit distributed evenly; good texture – half goes on appearance and then texture and taste.” This rich fruit cake is soaked in sherry or brandy overnight, before mixing and baking in a slow oven. Continue reading

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Beer Cake

Margaret and Bob’s Beer Cake recipe comes from the Burra show book. “This one’s fairly straightforward if you get the crumble topping right,” says Margaret. Continue reading

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Blue Ribbon Cooks

Bob and Margaret Rankin are Wilmington’s Blue Ribbon cooks, appearing in Liz Harfull’s The Blue Ribbon Cookbook. Both of them have been exhibiting for over 20 years and they are heavily involved in keeping country shows going. Continue reading

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