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Magician’s Lemon Cheescake Recipe Is Magic

Well it’s true, I do know a few magic tricks and some people call me a magician but a chef I am not. On the other hand I do know a good cheesecake when I taste one. The recipe I am sharing with you here is magic so give your taste buds a treat and try it.

How to make lemon cheesecake


Base :

6 oz digestive biscuits

3 oz butter

1 1/2oz demerara sugar

Filling :

397 gms condensed milk

1/2 pint double cream, whipped

2 lemons – juice and zest


Base :

Line a dish with foil

Spread the biscuit mixture, place in fridge to set

Remove foil

Filling :

Bring to the boil slowly

When cool place on biscuit base

Yum Yum, we’re done !

Suitable for freezing

Hope you agree this would make great party food.

Do you like cheesecake?  What’s your favourite?  Have you tried this one?

Party Food – How To Make A Cake Quick

Here’s another recipe of my Mum’s. Ideal if you are in a hurry and want to make a tasty cake for a party or family gathering.

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175g butter or marge, softened

175g caster sugar

3 eggs beaten ( size 3 )

1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

175g self raising flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

3 – 4 tablespoons milk


Grease bottom of 21cm round microwave safe dish. Line with paper

In large mixing bowl with mixer at low speed, beat butter / marge and sugar until light and fluffy

into mixer gradually add eggs ( beaten ) and vanilla if liked

Gently fold in flour and baking powder with milk alternately

Mixer should have soft dropping consistency

Spoon half the mix into cake dish

Cook for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2mins

rotate halfway through cooking

It’s cooked when it springs back by touching the top

Leave to stand for 5 mins

Repeat for second half

Decorate as you wish


Not sure what fillings Mum used, I was too busy eating. Any suggestions on fillings and decoration?

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How to make a chocolate cake in four minutes!

Party Food: Quick Chocolate Cake

This was a recipe given to Hazel by my Mum years ago. My Mum was a great cook. If you are having a birthday party, family gathering or just a few friends round and you are pushed for time then try this.


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Ingredients for a chocolate cake.

4 oz self raising flour

4 oz sugar

4 tablespoons veg oil

1 tablespoon baking powder

2 tablespoon cocoa or choc

2 eggs ( size 4 )

What to do

Mix it all together.

Put in the micro wave and cook on full power for 4 mins


You have one very quick, tasty chocolate cake.


Do you know any other really quick recipes for party food ?


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How to make Toffee

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This recipe was given to Hazel by a very good friend who is a brilliant cook.

We call it “ Pauline’s Toffee


2 tablespoons of syrup

1/2 lb sugar

1 tablespoon of water

1 teaspoon of vinegar

1 oz of butter


Boil all in a pan quickly for 10 mins stirring all the time.

Drop a little into a cup of cold water. If it is brittle it is ready.

Pour into a swiss roll tin and cut into squares when it is nearly cold.

AVOID fingers at all times ( hot )

Could this be a home made treat for a party ?

Do you have another recipe for toffee ?

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