Category: Cakes

A classic combination and easy to make. It works really well with a coffee flavoured caramel frosting. This cake freezes well and can be frozen with frosting for up to one month. Makes 16 slices | Baking time 20-25 minutes at 180 C Utensils required: Electric whisk|Measuring cups & spoons & scale|20 cm square cake […]

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A variation to the pineapple upside down cake. This is delicious served with cream or ice-cream, ideal in the summer time and easy to make for a casual get-together. Serve at room temperature and store in the fridge. Makes 1 ring cake|Baking time 35-40 minutes at 180 C Utensils required: Electric whisk|Measuring cups & spoons […]

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This is a proper banana cake – not banana bread – it is a buttery sponge with a banana flavour. Top with a maple syrup cream cheese frosting and you will have the ultimate banana cake. The cake will keep for four days in the fridge, serve at room temperature. Makes 1 double layer cake|Baking […]

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A light sponge with a custard-like filling / topping made with coconut milk. The filling / topping sets quickly and is rather solid, which make it a little tricky to get it perfectly smooth so I like to top with toasted desiccated coconut. This cake will keep for five days in the fridge. Makes 1 […]

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An alternative to traditional lamingtons. The frosting is made from caramel condensed milk and is so easy to prepare. It does take time to assemble and can be a bit sticky but coating with coconut seals it well. Keep in the fridge, these squares also freeze well. Makes 18 squares | Baking time 20 minutes […]

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Easy to make and as with all cheesecakes can be made in advance. Remember to have all the ingredients at room temperature to avoid lumps forming when adding the cooled melted chocolate For a gluten-free option, use gluten free biscuits in place of digestives. This cake will keep for 1 week and is best served […]

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A coconut sponge with a raspberry and white chocolate filling – seems like the perfect valentines cake to me… The white chocolate ganache can be substituted with whipped cream for an easier version. Store in the fridge and serve at room temperature, the cake will keep for about four days. Makes 1 double layer cakeĀ | […]

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An elegant dessert to serve when entertaining. This is a gluten-free hazelnut cake with a nutella ganache. A bit like a dacquoise but the cake is more spongy and less meringue-like becauseĀ of the shorter baking time. The cake layers can be made up to one week in advance and stored in an airtight container and […]

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  This is an intense tasting chocolate cake with a cream cheese frosting (in my opinion nicer than a traditional red velvet cake with a slight chocolate taste). After trial and error I have finally managed to create my idea of the ultimate velvet cake – a tender crumb with a luxurious finish. There is […]

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A light chocolate sponge filled with a toffee filling and topped with a frosting made from rolo chocolate. This is not a very high cake as its all about the frosting and the relatively thin sponge layers complement the toffee filling and rolo frosting. The frosting can be made in advance and kept in the […]

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