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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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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Easy Chocolate Cake

Late last year I had the pleasure of attending a European Cookery demonstration with a good friend in aid of her daughter’s school. The chef on the night was Emmet Maher, head chef in The Brandon House Hotel in New Ross, Co. Wexford. Along with a starter of Stuffed Cabbage and Beef Goulash main course, he cooked this  delectable Easy Chocolate …

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