1930's Ginger Sponge Parkin - Lavender and Lovage
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1930’s Ginger Sponge Parkin – Lavender and Lovage

1930’s Ginger Sponge Parkin

1930’s Ginger Sponge Parkin – A lovely old recipe from the early BeRo recipe books. Serve this as a cake, or as a pudding with custard or cream

A Retro Recipe for a Ginger Sponge Cake Pudding

1930’s Ginger Sponge Parkin is a fabulous recipe, that first featured in the earliest BeRo cookbooks, from the 1920’s and 1930’s.

It’s a recipe that I know well, as both my grandmother and mother used to bake this light ginger sponge cake regularly.

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Winston Churchill's Fruit Loaf - Lavender and Lovage
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Winston Churchill’s Fruit Loaf – Lavender and Lovage

Winston Churchill’s Fruit Loaf

Winston Churchill’s Fruit Loaf – I am sharing this just in time for the D Day 80 commemorations, which are coming up on the 6th June, 2024

A Vintage Recipe for D Day 80

This recipe for Winston Churchill’s Fruit Loaf is an adapted recipe that I discovered on The National Trust website, for Chartwell in Kent, Churchill’s old home.

I am sharing this just in time for the D Day 80 commemorations, which are coming up on the 6th June, 2024.

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