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qahtan

barm cakes

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My first attempt at barm cakes............qahtan

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whitedaisy

What is a barm cake? They look lovely.

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qahtan

They are a sort of north of England speciality.
Up north they or most think they are better than sliced bread,
I'm a Londoner, so can't really see what they rave about.
It's kind of sourdough roll, Ok but not worth all the raving about them, :-)))) qahtan

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timtune

If you don't mind, can u tell me the recipe for making barm cakes? ;)
They seem to look interesting.