Joandwade, trust me it will taste as good as it looks, give it a feed with either some brandy or non alcoholic juice and it will be lovely!!
Lisapeps - I will definitely try out Eddie Spence's recipe, thanks for the tip.
Originally Posted by AnnieCahill
Hey ya'll-what's the difference between a madeira and a Victoria sponge? I have a few Victoria sponge recipes in some of my UK cookbooks but I've never baked either...
Hi Kazbur, I personally find Madeira cake quite dense and only bake (scratch) one if I need to carve the cake into a shape (which madeira cake is good for), otherwise I make all my cakes from scratch, but usually bake vanilla...
Hi Louislovesbaking, For your first attempt that is a great rose! but if you want some more tips and demo's go onto youtube it has some great demos, here is one for you HTH: http://youtu.be/E4SfgfnzzXk