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As I come back to my original blog I figure the best place to start is with something that makes me happy.


And I figure I should do something fun.

Jelly cakes

The boys love them and they are great to make with their help. But come to think of it, I love them. Make them in those shallow cupcake trays (a bit like Madeliene tins in depth, but just round in shape) and don’t overfill – you want little cakes you can just pop in your mouth.

Go crazy with different coloured jellies.

125g butter
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 cups SR flour
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

– Preheat oven to 180C
– Cream butter with sugar
– Add egg
– Fold in flour, milk and vanilla
– Spoon into greased patty-pan tins
– Bake for 10 minutes

1 cup boiling water
1 packet jelly crystals
3/4 cup cold water
2 1/2 cups dessicated coconut

– Make jelly and chill for 2-2 1/2 hours

When cakes are cooled and jelly is sort of half set, roll cakes in the jelly, then in the coconut.

Eat up.

Written by allconsuming

July 19th, 2006 at 10:56 pm

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