Kendal mint cake

mark kenny

mark kenny

10th April 2012
mark kenny

Kendal mint cake

classic cumbrian stuff


  • Water – 150ml
  • Glucose Syrup – 25ml
  • Peppermint oil – 1tsp
  • White Sugar – 500g


The sugar, glucose syrup, and water are boiled in a heavy bottomed pan
Thicken the mixture greatly and evaporate off the moisture.
The mixture is continuously stirred (without stirring, the resultant product would be clear).
then cool for 5 minutes before mixing in the peppermint oil
pour into shallow trays and allowed to rapidly set
for a change,try adding a few chillie flakes,or orange zest

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