Category Archives: Cakes

Nashville Part 2 & Cranberry Bread

This post has been a long time coming.  Way back in November I posted Nashville Part 1 and for the last 5 months I have been meaning to share some more of our trip to the deep south, especially as … Continue reading

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Megan’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

I have many recipes for flourless chocolate cake and I love them all.  This one was given to me by my foodie friend Megan, whom I’ve known since high school, who happens to have the brilliant blog Children’s Books Daily.  … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cupcakes

A friend put me onto The Crabapple Bakery cupcakes awhile ago and they are indeed superb.  I have churned out so many cupcakes since having children and for the bulk of those years the cupcakes I have made have just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Spelt Cake

It has been a long time between drinks and I’ve had quite a few emails from kind souls asking if I’m still here and I am indeed.  We have had every weekend booked up over the last few months with … Continue reading

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One Pot Spiced Apple Cake

Cake recipes that only require one bowl and a bit of mixing by hand are gold.  They are usually so straight forward that a kid could make them.  This one is easy but it does require a little knife work … Continue reading

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Chocolate And Almond Cake

My good friend Liz hosted a few mums and toddlers for a Melbourne Cup lunch last year.  A glass of bubbly, chicken salad and scrumptious chocolate and almond mini cakes topped with cream and sweet strawberries – not a bad … Continue reading

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Ricotta, Fruit And Almond Cake

This cake is quite different to the cakes I normally make and unlike any cake I have tried before.  It has dried apricots and currants mixed through the cake itself and then more scattered over the top along with some … Continue reading

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Mini Flourless Orange And Cardamom Cakes

I made these delightful little cakes several weeks ago, took lots of photos and then lost the recipe booklet.  The recipe booklet is just an additional mini magazine entitled ‘Cafe Food’ from an old 2008 Delicious magazine.  Fortunately, it decided … Continue reading

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Crunchy Coffee Cake

To avoid any unnecessary confusion this cake has no coffee in it.  Yes, I was disappointed as well.  I do love my coffee and I’m a little concerned that my daily intake has been on the rise over the last … Continue reading

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Strawberry And Vanilla Meringue Ice Cream Cake

My gorgeous Matilda had her 7th birthday yesterday.  The week leading up to her birthday had the dining table covered in cookbook after cookbook which she studied carefully before deciding on her birthday cake.  Big decisions needed to be made.  … Continue reading

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