Eccles cake

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a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit

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I think of Paul as an Eccles cake - reliable yet surprisingly fruity on the inside'
faith "Surely, everyone knows that the charm of a Chorley cake lies in the unsweetened shortcrust pastry as opposed to the flaky pastry with a sugary topping on the inferior Eccles cake," he lamented.
I'm not sure everyone will have had the delight that is the Eccles cake – I'm only a recent recruit but now I'm a loyal one for life.
For dessert I crossed the Pennines for a homemade Eccles cake, served with Mrs Kirkham's Lancashire cheese.
But nothing's happening," a burnt-out case from a call centre mutters through gritted teeth, his knuckles whitening around his Eccles cake.
Provided he can answer without showering us in crumbs in between mouthfuls of that Eccles cake he's demolishing that is.
Even Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye doesn't outstay its welcome, and the addition of Leon Russell's lovely A Song For You is the icing on the Eccles Cake.
You can have an Eccles cake, a sensible Chorley cake or even a Chelsea bun.
It's basically a dried fruit tart, very similar to a sort of open mince pie or Eccles cake, and I was bemused as to how a small town in southern Scotland could lay claim to such a dish.
In which case, unfortunately-faced Brummie Anita Shah, below, was an Eccles cake left out in a heavy downpour.
Everywhere has their own special foods like stotties and Eccles cake but we think the parmo will knock spots off a spotted dick
Turn each Eccles cake over and, on a lightly floured surface, roll out each cake just enough so you can see the currants through the pastry, keeping the cakes circular.
The menu is specific for Sunday and included a half roast chicken, 'Vintage Sunday Roast Platter' and fairly typical offerings such as fish and chips, shoulder of lamb, salmon and an odd-one for the veggies, a savoury Eccles Cake.
The Eccles Cake recipe dates back to the 1800s and has stood the test of time so it seemed like a great traditional recipe base that we could adapt for the coffee shop.