Desserts

Manchester Tart

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The Manchester Tart is thought to be based on the Manchester Pudding, using milk, sugar, eggs, jam, and lemon juice in a recipe first recorded by the legendary Victorian cook Mrs Beeton.

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Welsh Bara Brith

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Also known as speckled bread, Bara Brith is a Welsh fruitcake made traditionally with currents, raisins, and fruit peel.

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Scottish Cranachan

Scottish Cranachan

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Cranachan is a dessert that hails from the land of scotch whisky, using a liberal amount of the warming drink in the recipe. A traditional dish that also has honey, oats, and fresh raspberries, cranachan is a simple but very popular Scottish dessert…

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Liverpool Tart

Liverpool Tart

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With the earliest mention of the recipe for the Liverpool Tart dating back to 1897, a revival in 2006 aimed to make the dish as well-known as the Eccles Cake or Bakewell Tart.

Famous for its use of whole boiled and minced lemons, the tart might be seen topped with a cut out of the famous Liver Bird, the symbol of the tart’s namesake city

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Eccles Cake

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Hailing from Eccles in Greater Manchester, Eccles Cakes are small and made from pastry rather than batter or dough.

Filled with juicy currants, fruit peel, and a few spices, these cakes are delicious served with a nice cuppa.

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