Tenon Tours hosted a Facebook live stream, Make a Cake with Carolyn Robb, a former British Royal Chef. Hosted by Tenon Tours’ Managing Director Art Cox, you can follow along and make the cake in your own home with the ingredients listed below. As she walks you through the process, Carolyn shares stories during her time as the youngest and first female Personal Chef to Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry while living at Kensington Palace.


  • One 20cm (8 inch) round or square cake tin or flan ring or a 450g / 1lb loaf tin, approximately 16 x 11cm, 7cm deep (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, 2 3/4 inches deep)
  • Plastic wrap or parchment paper to line the cake pan
  • 3 sticks butter
  • 3/4 cup golden syrup (honey)
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup packed soft, plump dried figs, sliced
  • 450g / 1lb digestive biscuits (graham crackers), crushed


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8 Days | 7 Nights
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Welcome to your 7-night royal tour of Great Britain! This majestic itinerary will take you through some of the most iconic and culturally rich destinations in the United Kingdom. Get ready to explore historic landmarks, indulge in royal experiences and immerse yourself in the charm of this fascinating country.

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17 Days | 16 Nights

This epic itinerary takes you through three fascinating countries: Ireland, Scotland and England. All the main highlights are included, from uncovering your Irish ancestry and embarking on a river cruise in London to visiting Scotland’s stunning Isle of Skye. And did we mention the castles at every stop? 

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Spend two weeks traveling through England, and wander around sites dating from prehistoric times with grand mansions and current-day royal castles. Walk in the steps of the pilgrims who left England for a new life in the United States. Experience modern history through the music born in Liverpool and taste the amazing English fares and libations, including its gins and wines, which are gaining popularity worldwide.

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