This recipe is from Green & Black’s cookbook. It has become a regular to make for mama’s birthday as it is her favourite, as well as for other occasions as it is snazzy and yummy. Recently made it for my sister’s 20th – and had to put unicorns on it, of course. It is flourless, … More Sachertorte
Just wanted to say a BIG thank you to Surreyfarms for their brilliant recipe. I’m relatively new to making homemade ice cream (as in, just started last month) but this is one of the best ice creams I have made so far. I don’t have an ice-cream maker so do it by hand (i.e. stirring it every … More Brandy Chocolate Ice Cream? Yes, please!
Oh yeah, it is chocolate cake … again. This is a good one. This is what I made for Father’s Day today. It is another flourless version, replacing the flour with ground nuts (almonds, to be precise) which gives it that gorgeous gooey texture and a nice crisp topping. Unlike all other flourless cakes that … More Flourless Chocolate Whiskey Cake – gluten free
Sour Cream Chocolate Cake (Serves 8) ⅔ cup sour cream 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1½ cups plain flour ¾ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 cup granulated sugar 75g salted butter, softened Icing sugar, for decoration Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 9-inch round pan with baking … More Sour Cream Chocolate Cake
The best banana cake in the world. Banana sponge with dark chocolate chunks. This is my second favourite cake of all time. Enjoy! Chocolate Banana Loaf Cake (Serves 8, 25x10cm loaf tin) -300g self-raising flour –150g salted butter –150g granulated sugar – 3 eggs – 4 very old, ripe bananas (50% black, at least) … More Chocolate Banana Loaf Cake
This is the lemon cake my sister usually bakes for us every Easter – then she takes the rest of the year off… it is that long and hard… but it is so good. She is out of the country in Belize this Easter so I made it in honour of her. It was a … More Faye’s Easter Lemon Cake
I will be making this tomorrow… One of the most brilliant Easter recipes out there – a flourless chocolate cake that is meant to sink with a chocolate cream topping and Cadbury mini eggs for decoration! This is a recipe from Nigella – it is on her website. I do sometimes add an extra egg … More Easter Nest Cake (Nigella recipe)
Now, my favourite banana cake is chocolate banana cake, which I will post VERY soon… but for now, here is a plain version that I have recently posted on my kitchen garden blog. Follow this link to learn about bananas: https://thekitchengardenblog.com/2018/02/24/bananas/ Banana Cake – Plain Serves 10, 1.5kg loaf tin -300g self-raising flour -150g salted butter -150g … More Banana Cake (PLAIN)
Yeah… All I seem to post is Nigella recipes. It is because I so recently discovered the Domestic Goddess book, my favourite by far because the chocolate recipes are so damn fine. If you can get it right, this recipe is really yummy. On of my favourites by far, but one I also really struggle … More Nigella’s Dense Chocolate Loaf Cake
Happy Birthday Snoopy the Beagle! It is her favourite time of the year – stealing Christmas cake (that has only happened once), stealing turkey bones (ok, that happened twice in half a week) and getting her own slice of Victoria sponge! 9 years old, who’d have thought miss trouble would survive us that long?!