Category Archives: Cakes

Coca cola cake

As we also had a lot of coca cola left from the wedding I decided to try out a new recipe. It’s Nigella’s chocolate and coca cola cake found on this blog: https://happydomesticity.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/nigella-lawsons-coca-cola-cake/ It’s pretty easy to make and I … Continue reading

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Pre-wedding cake

I made a lemon drizzle cake and some delicious cheese scones for a tea and cake gathering the day before my sister’s wedding. The cheese scones were from a Paul Hollywood recipe and tasted great made with fresh rosemary from … Continue reading

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Healthy (?!) chocolate cakeĀ 

well, it does have vegetables in it! Plus it’s dairy free if you don’t eat the ganache icing… This recipe made a deliciously moist courgette chocolate cake. The tin I used was a bit smaller so I made a couple … Continue reading

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Showstopper – Hannah’s death by chocolate birthday cake

There seem to be a lot of birthdays at work at the moment! Hannah requested a chocolate cake for hers so I decided to make this one decorated with Cadbury’s chocolate fingers and Maltesers I used Nigella’s chocolate cake recipe … Continue reading

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Clare’s Birthday cake – Coconut cake with vanilla bean frosting

My friend at work, Clare, was heading back home to New Zealand for her birthday, but requested a very specific cake for her return…. I googled ‘coconut cake with vanilla bean frosting’ and there was literally one recipe that matched!! … Continue reading

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Banana loaf

I had a couple of bananas that were getting old so I thought what better than to make a banana loaf! Regular readers will know I’m a fan of the Hummingbird Bakery’s recipe book so I followed their recipe and … Continue reading

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Gerhard’s Masterclass, Konditor & Cook

so on Friday I had a very exciting day experiencing a whole day full of cake! I went to the Konditor and Cook masterclass run by its founder, Gerhard Jenne. There was a small class of 4 and we experienced … Continue reading

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