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… Continue reading Chocolate Almond Tart
It’s always lovely to be asked to bake a cake for someone, particularly when it’s for a special occasion; isn’t it lovely to have people believe in your ability to do something and do it well? I was delighted when my sister asked me to bake a selection of cupcakes and a celebration cake for… Continue reading Cake, Cake, a Happy Child & Cake!
The children suggested we have celebratory cake this evening in honour of this little space on the internet. Yesterday, the finalist list in the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards was announced and Simply Homemade is there in the Best Homespun Blog category. To say I am shocked and overwhelmed is an understatement. I am extremely grateful… Continue reading Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks
I love coffee & walnut, they work so well together. I make delicious Coffee & Walnut cupcakes adapting my basic cupcake recipe, however, my tastes have changed somewhat over the last while and as delicious as the cupcakes are, they are also very sweet. I really wanted something with coffee and walnut however, so off I… Continue reading Raw Coffee & Walnut Indulgence
Back in March we had Abbie’s 2nd birthday. Time seems to be simply flying by, babies are not babies for a very long time at all, it’s so important to treasure each day with them. We like to celebrate every occasion in our house, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Anniversaries and of course… Continue reading Chocolate Layer Cake