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Pimp My Jaffa Cake!

This is a blog of a friend of mine who’s partner is Tim who’s contributed a couple of times to my Trenchmates series.

Why repost this you ask? Well, aside from showing you good folk a truly excellent blog, I’m also firmly of the opinion that wargaming really benefits from great snacks and this blog has some of the best.

Plus, who doesn’t love huge Jaffa Cakes?

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Look what I made at the weekend! A bloody enormous jaffa cake with other jaffa cakes in it! With booze in it! I feel like Dr Frankenstein – except with vast quantities of sugar! (Can anyone spot the sugar-high?)

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Pimp My Posh Jaffa Cake

Ingredients

  • 125 g softened unsalted butter
  • One half cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbs orange liqueur
  • 6 jaffa cakes
  • One whole orange
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 100g unsalted butter

Method

  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add one egg at a time, and mix well.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. Stir in vanilla and orange flavouring/liqueur/orange zest into yogurt.
  4. Gently add flour and yogurt mix alternately to butter mixture.
  5. Soak the jaffa cakes in the orange liqueur, sponge side down.
  6. Pour…

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