Eccles cakes recipes

Eccles Cakes one of Manchester's finest

Eccles Cakes one of Manchester's finest

Ecclescakes are named after the Manchester district in which they were first baked. Such a wonderful history, I've even found this incredible old photograph below of 'Ye Olde Thatche' supposedly the home of the Original EcclesCakes
Eccles Cake . . .  yes CAKE!

Eccles Cake . . . yes CAKE!

Now, I am no stranger to EcclesCakes. First up though was this fabulous Eccles Cake. EcclesCakes are lovely little fruity pastries, made with puff paste and a delicious raisin and currant filling
Eccles Cake

Eccles Cake

Hailing from Eccles in Greater Manchester, EcclesCakes are small and made from pastry rather than batter or dough
Eccles Cakes with Mrs Kirkham's Lancashire Cheese

Eccles Cakes with Mrs Kirkham's Lancashire Cheese

Repeat for the other ecclescakes. The recipe makes 8 small cakes but you can make more and freeze them before cooking for future use. Slash the tops of the cakes twice so they open up during cooking (see the photo), egg wash, dust with demerara and bake at 200c for 20 mins of so until golden
Eccles cakes

Eccles cakes

So we went and made Ecclescakes instead where the pastry is sweet and delicious. Flip cakes over and press each one down into greased baking tray lined with greaseproof paper

Recipe – Eccles Cakes

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Sort-of-Eccles Cakes

Sort-of-Eccles Cakes

Growing up just outside Wigan, currant-crammed Ecclescakes were a pretty standard treat - every bakers shop made them and my gran used to toast them and serve them with butter, as if they were a teacake
Love Cake April 2014 round up

Love Cake April 2014 round up

the delight of homemade marzipan for her Simnel Eccles Cake – a. sprung and with it some fabulous cakes this month
Cakes & Bakes: Apricot dartois

Cakes & Bakes: Apricot dartois

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The Cakes. When we think of cakes, we tend. before then, cakes had to be raised with yeast. These days we would call these sorts of cakes ‘enriched breads’, so that’s why I
Coffee and Walnut Cake

Coffee and Walnut Cake

So I made a particular favourite of mine, EcclesCakes which I will share with you all in another post soon
'Porchetta style' Pork Pies

'Porchetta style' Pork Pies

The pork pie is unquestionably a key part of the British culinary canon, on a par with EcclesCakes, Cornish Pasties, West Country Cheddar and the like
Bakewell Pudding

Bakewell Pudding

The UK has a lot of amazing regional recipes like Yorkshire puddings, Ecclescakes, Cumberland sausage, Cornish pasty, Lancashire hot pot and this Bakewell pudding to name a few
Bacon, Onion & Basil Quiche #Bakeoftheweek

Bacon, Onion & Basil Quiche #Bakeoftheweek

Delightful Eccles Cake from Naking in Pyjamas – lovely bake. I don’t know about you, but after Easter weekend I need a breather from baking cakes and sweet stuff
Garibaldi Biscuits

Garibaldi Biscuits

Readers of my blog will know how I feel about the dried fruit called currants, they have their place but not at Christmas, well this along with a good Eccles cake, is one of those places