All posts tagged: tennis cake

Goodbye Comfort Zone, Hello Victorian Balls | #bakeoffbakealong

Is it just me that found all of this weeks bakes rather unappealing? I’m practically a vegetarian, so the hand raised game pie was not going to happen in my kitchen. Fruit cake is one of the worst things one can do with eggs, butter, sugar and flour in my opinion so I wasn’t mad keen on tennis cake, and bloody hell that show stopper looked insane. The bakers, as usual, managed perfectly well with each though. I thought all the pie decorations were amazing, although Ian’s jelly made me feel queasy (again I say, practically a vegetarian). All I remember from the tennis cake round is Tamal saying “size is important” – take from that what you will. Whatever, the only thing any of us really care about this week is the fact that Tamal got star baker. Tell me I’m wrong, I dare you.       So, on to what I got up to this week. My loathing for fruitcake aside, tennis cake was by far the most attractive bake to me. I …