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.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 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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