layer cakes

Devil’s Food Cake

THE ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE CAKE. Honestly, probably the only chocolate cake recipe you'll ever need. Four layers of dense, fudgy, moist cake sandwiched together with a salted dark chocolate fudge icing. DE-LI-CIOUS. Recipe: Sponge: 200g Caster Sugar250g Soft, Unsalted Butter2 tsp Vanilla Extract350ml Very Hot Coffee150ml Buttermilk225g Light Soft Brown Sugar100g Cocoa Powder1 tsp Salt420g Plain… Continue reading Devil’s Food Cake

Fondant Cakes

Giant Lindt Chocolate Cake Goldbunny

We've all had a Lindt Goldbunny before and we all know that they're delish, but unfortunately he's not made out of chocolate cake. So I baked myself one. Recipe: Chocolate Sponge: 375g Plain Flour150g Cocoa Powder75g Cornflour1 Tbsp Baking PowderPinch of Salt300g Caster Sugar300ml Buttermilk300ml Oil6 medium Eggs2 Tsp Vanilla Extract200g Dark Chocolate Chips Dark… Continue reading Giant Lindt Chocolate Cake Goldbunny

layer cakes

Vanilla & Berry Cake with Raspberry Choc Drip

This blog post is a bit more about cake decorating than just baking. The vanilla sponges are fluffy and light, sandwiched together by vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream. I've added mixed berry jelly layers for a bit of fruit (and height). The raspberry chocolate drip just looks beautiful and then you've got loads of sprinkles, because… Continue reading Vanilla & Berry Cake with Raspberry Choc Drip

Cookies, easy recipes

Coffee Walnut Cookies

Another cookie recipe you ask? Well yes, of course another one. Because cookies are delicious. These are great because everyone will like them, even people that don't like coffee. The coffee powder leaves a subtle taste but brings the flavour of the walnuts and the dark chocolate chips out beautifully. Plus: they're really quick to… Continue reading Coffee Walnut Cookies

Cupcake, easy recipes

Black Forrest Gateau Cupcakes

I think the Black Forrest Gateau is possibly the most German cake out there. And it is delicious but also quite a faff to make. The sponge is very difficult to make, then it takes forever to cool down and then you have stack it and put it back in the fridge and then decorate… Continue reading Black Forrest Gateau Cupcakes