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The best way to see how our nursery catering service will fit into your daily routine is to try it. We believe our nursery food speaks for itself and offer a no-obligation taster service. You can enjoy a selection from our current menu including nursery lunches and afternoon tea. We’d be delighted to come and visit your nursery in East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent, London, Brighton, Surrey or Essex.
350g self raising flour
55g cocoa powder
1 tstp mixed spice
170 ml cooking oil
350g of caster sugar (or raisin puree for replacement to sugar)
1tspn baking powder
3 tspn vanilla essence
150g of grated courgette
150g grated raw and peeled beetroot
150g grated raw and peeled carrot
100g milk chocolate
100g dark chocolate
100ml double cream
For the cake
Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl: flour, cocoa powder, mixed spice, baking powder
In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, sugar, vanilla essence and then add oil and all 3 grated vegetables
Fold the dry mix into the wet mix
Line a 25cm cake tin with greaseproof paper and pour in your mixture
Bake in a oven @ 170c or gas mark 4, for between 30 to 40 mins or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean
Cool in the tin for 10-15 mins and then place on a wire rack to cool completely
For the icing
Place the chocolate in a bowl and heat up the cream to just before its boiling then pour over the chocolate
Stir it until a smooth mix is formed and let it chill and thicken until it's chilled enough to spread over the cake
Decorate with whatever you would like!
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