I just love making new cake recipes, so when I saw the contestants make jaffa cakes on the Great British Bake Off, I couldn’t resist having a go at making them myself. It is surprising that it reignited the debate about whether jaffa cakes are cakes or biscuits, though. Even if you have only ever seen a jaffa cake, let alone eaten one, it is clear that the base is a light, airy (if you have baked it right!) cake and not a biscuit. This was proved in 1991 when McVitie’s won a VAT tribunal case that jaffa cakes are cakes and should therefore notRead More →
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