Faff Factor = 9
Bake = 7
Keeping up Appearances = 9
Result = 25/30And we're off! Week one is now under my belt for my Eat Your Heart Out Mary challenge. Let me explain a little about my scoring (all marks are out of ten). The Faff Factor - this is awarded for ease of mixing taking into account the method. Bake - This is for taste and finally Keeping up Appearances is for can I make it look like the picture in the book!
So my results for Bakewell Cupcakes total 25/30. I must make a note to use the correct size cases as they were a little large and when I removed them from the tin 6 of my cases fell away from the bake so I had to eat them up before icing them. I liked this bake, just 3 steps of creaming the butter then add dry ingredients topping up with eggs and milk. It came together really well. I've marked down a little for the Bake as the icing had lemon juice added which we found to be a bit sharp compared to the lovely almond sponge so when I make these again I will leave it out. I feel quite chuffed I've learned something today :-)
Ian has added to my challenge of him wanting to pick a recipe one week, Jack another and me the following. I am now waiting to see what he has chosen hoping it's not one of the more complicated bakes in the book! I don't think I'm ready for that kind of challenge at this point - perhaps week 38?
Have a Happy Monday:-)