Cakes

Chocolate Sunken Soufflé Cake

Every year the kids get to choose their own birthday cake and I will endeavour to produce a near perfect replica of their selected recipe. When they’re young, naturally it isn’t a recipe they opt for, instead I get requests for cakes with Disney characters, animals or cars etc. As they get older, the challenges come. This year my eldest …

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Cranberry & Orange Cake Slice

Sometimes, I like something nice with cuppa,. Though I don’t have an overly sweet tooth. I’ve been experimenting quite a bit in the kitchen lately, hence the lack of recipes on here in recent times. When they’re perfected I will share them with you and this one, is perfected. I’m really pleased with how this has turned out and as you …

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Cakes

Chocolate Cake

My smallest girl is turning 5 this week and wanted a birthday cake to bring to playschool to share with her friends. We are very lucky that her playschool is so accommodating and always on board with these little things and it’s a great way to include all of the children in celebrations. With that in mind, I decided to …

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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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