Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Episode 8 - And now we return to our regular programming

Hi everyone,

Here are the shownotes for episode 8.

Knitscene Spring 2012


Friday Studios  - for gorgeous hand dyed fibre, yarns and handspun by Frida herself.

Easyknits - to find out more about the knit spin love club and other fab goings on including sock clubs and sushi shawl clubs.

Link to the spin love fibre gorgeousness

Cake recipe


4 eggs
200g margarine
200g self raising flour
200g caster sugar
2 tsp chocolate orange cocoa powder (or just plain cocoa if you prefer)
Orange marmalade (for filling)
100-120g orange chocolate (for topping)

Buttercream filling
90g margarine
45g of icing sugar (add more to suit your preferred consistency)


2 18cm round baking tins


Heat the oven to 180 degrees.

Mix the sugar, margarine and eggs together.

Sift in the flour and cocoa powder.

Mix well and seperate evenly into the 2 baking tins, bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes or until cooked properly (clean skewer).

When the cakes have cooled on a wire rack mix the buttercream mixture.

Spread a layer of marmalade on the top of one of the sponges and then add a layer of buttercream on top of this, sandwich the 2 cakes together.

Melt the chocolate using your preferred method and pour over the top, allow to drizzle down the sides and leave to cool.


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