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Cake

White chocolate and cranberry tiffin

White chocolate and cranberry tiffin

A little while ago some friends set me a challenge to come up with a recipe for a white chocolate and cranberry Tiffin, as we had seen some sitting seductively on a counter in a cafe, where we were having lunch. What I didn’t admit […]

Guiness Cake

Guiness Cake

This is a nice, moist fruit cake whose flavour improves on keeping for a couple of days. This is my cake of choice when I’m baking for a holiday as it travels and lasts well. Goes exceedingly well with a nice cuppa. Happy baking x […]

Polenta Cake with Oranges and Amaretto

Polenta Cake with Oranges and Amaretto

This is a beautiful light cake, packed full of flavour. It makes a great dessert, served with a dollop of ice cream, or can just be enjoyed with a nice cup of tea. I didn’t think we would find anything as good as our Pistachio […]

Pistachio and Olive Oil Cake

Pistachio and Olive Oil Cake

I first discovered this cake when recently visiting Ask Italian. Normally I skip dessert as I’m trying to cut back on saturated fat, but when I saw this on the menu it appealed to me straight away. It certainly didn’t disappoint on flavour and all round […]

Mary Berry’s Marbled Chocolate Ring Cake

Mary Berry’s Marbled Chocolate Ring Cake

Whilst I was browsing through twitter this morning it came to my attention that it’s world chocolate day. I already had this cake baking in the oven and thought it would be perfect to share with you on this prestigious occasion. It’s also a lovely […]