Cakes

Chocolate Almond Tart

Mr. Simply Homemade had his birthday yesterday, let’s just say he’s getting rather close to a big number! Instead of a cake, he wanted a nice decadent, chocolate treat and so I rustled up this Chocolate Almond Tart. It was good…..it was very good! Ingredients   for the base 120g Plain Flour  120g Ground Almonds 65g Butter, melted 30g Maple Syrup …

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Chocolate Chick Brownies

It has taken quite some time to perfect this recipe. In fact I left it on the back burner for a long while, mainly due to frustration and also in the hope that if I left it a while, it would come good when I came back to it. It worked and now I am happy to share this recipe …

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Banana Bread Tiramisu

Happy New Year! It’s New Year’s Day, a day where in the Simply Homemade home we chill out with the children, look ahead to 2017, drink bubbly drinks and eat delicious food! You may have seen a recipe floating around via Buzzfeed before the festive season for Banana Bread Tiramisu. It looked quite nice so I earmarked it in my …

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Chocolate Marble Cake

Caoimhe, my 11 year old, absolutely loves to bake. At the moment her ambition is to have her own bakery. Being 11, I am aware she may change her mind, but, I really hope she doesn’t and as long as I encourage her and nurture her dream, there is a good chance it will stay and fingers crossed, come into …

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Baking, Cakes

Rhubarb Loaf Cake

I love rhubarb don’t you? I’ve been buying the most delicious bunches of it from the wonderful Kates Farm Shop here in Wexford. Three bunches, which weigh roughly a kilo,  for €2…..super good value for fresh, local produce. I love to make a compote to have with yogurt or on my porridge. It’s hard to beat a lovely crumble too. …

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