Cattern Cakes

To be baked on 25th November each year – St Catherine’s Day

Mix these dry ingredients together:-
9oz SR Flour
6 oz caster sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp caraway seeds [important for the right taste]
2 oz currants
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Caramel Ginger Slice

250g packet gingernut biscuits, crushed
half a cup desicated coconut
1 cup Nestle white melts
three quarters of a cup of Nestles Top’n’Fill Caramel
half a cup chopped crystalised ginger.

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Banana Bread

2 Over ripe bananas
2 Tablespoons Golden Syrup
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup SR Flour

Mash bananas well,add golden syrup,sugar,egg,flour mix until well combined.Cook in greased loaf tin in 160C fan forced oven for 30 mins(I found this Continue reading

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Avocado Relish

Great on toast, cold meat etc.

3 onions
3 green apples
2 capsicums (red look good)
4-6 avocado’s
11/2 cups white vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1 desp.salt.

Finely chop, onions, apples and capsicums add
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When I’m Old

When I’m an Old Lady, I’ll live with each kid
And bring so much happiness…just as they did.
I want to pay back all the joy they’ve provided.
Returning each deed! Oh, they’ll be so excited!
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Six Pins

Six pins a day
That’s what I was told
Put in just six pins
And your lace will unfold

I queried these words then
Six pins seemed so few
There are so many pinholes
When you start something new

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My Sanity

I’ve been out of sorts just lately
And feeling rather flat.
The weather’s been appalling
It’s even stopped the cat.

I had some jobs to finish
To get entries in a Show.
Ends to finish, hems to turn
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