Melted chocolate is a delicious addition to many cakes and cookie recipes and, by drizzling over bakes, a quick and easy way to decorate.
Tips for baking
When making cakes, butter should be at room temperature to cream with sugar. For the pastry, use chilled butter and rub it together with flour using your fingertips high above the bowl.
To line a tin with pastry, drape the rolled pastry gently over your rolling pin, lift onto the tin and unroll it. Remember, the pastry will shrink as it cooks.
Just before putting your cake in the oven, tap the tin gently on a surface to level the top.
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