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  • luscious lemon cake with cream cheese icing

    lemon cake with cream cheese icing

    Lemon cake! What could be more perfect when you want to make a simple cake that requires minimal effort but will come out tasting delicious. Topped with cream cheese icing, this cake is just…

    April 15, 2018
  • semolina yoghurt lemon cake

    semolina yoghurt lemon cake

    Another syrup cake, but this time, lemon. I love syrup cakes because they are light and moist, and not chocolate. That’s not to say I don’t love a good chocolate cake, but my favourite…

    August 6, 2017
  • orange poppy seed cake

    orange poppy seed cake

    Orange poppy seed cake is an all-time favourite. The addition of orange syrup when the cake is straight out of the oven, means this cake is going to be super moist and full of…

    July 30, 2017
  • vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

    vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

    Everyone has their favourite cupcake recipe. Our’s is one from Magnolia Bakery. But the thing about these cupcakes is they are labour intensive. You really do need to set aside the time to make them,…

    May 17, 2017
  • easy chocolate cake

    Easy Chocolate Cake

    This is an incredibly easy chocolate cake to make. Throw all the ingredients in a bowl, mix for five minutes, bake for 45 and you’re done. No faffing about with creaming butter and sugar…

    March 22, 2017
  • Upside-down plum cake

    Upside-Down Plum Cake

    It’s nearing the end of stone fruit season, which is good and bad. On the one hand it means autumn is coming and that makes me very happy. On the other, there won’t be…

    March 9, 2017
  • raspberry pear cake

    Raspberry Pear Cake

    What better way to enjoy the humble pear than in this delicious cake. The combination of pears, raspberries and almond meal makes a sweet but sour cake with nutty undertones. Served warm with a little…

    February 22, 2017
  • Chocolate raspberry cake

    Chocolate Raspberry Cake

    The birthday cycle has started again and that means the birthday girl gets the choice of any cake she wants. This January birthday was made complete with a chocolate raspberry cake. A rich, dark, fudgy chocolate…

    February 15, 2017
  • lamingtons


    What are lamingtons? Cake covered in chocolate, covered in coconut. But there’s more to it than that. They are fairly dense vanilla sponge baked in a rectangular tin then cut into squares; dipped into…

    February 8, 2017
  • chocolate ripple cheesecake

    Chocolate Ripple Cheesecake

    Chocolate ripple cheesecake is rich and creamy: everything a cheesecake should be. It’s essentially a vanilla flavoured cheesecake, but the ripple of chocolate through the middle, gives it a whole new dimension. Choose whatever chocolate you…

    September 28, 2016