Chocolate Mocha Marbled Bundt Cake

A sparkly little bake for a cousin who loves her coffee. I am not a huge coffee buff, and as such, didn’t have a fall back recipe to turn to. Enter Une Gamine Dans La Cuisine‘s coffee cake varieties. I plumped for the Mocha Bundt Cake mainly because I will jump at any chance to use chocolate […]

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Cinnamon Bun Cake

Ok, so, I don’t normally work with yeast. It is unpredictable for me – I will either have a monstrous rise that is almost uncontrollable, or the dough will be as flat as a pancake, mimicking cement until I finally give up and chuck it away. There just doesn’t seem to be an in-between. I […]

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Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cake

Two  square layers of chocolaty sponge, sandwiched together  with Nutella, covered in vanilla and chocolate hazelnut buttercream with Ferrero Rocher pieces to finish.A perfect gifting sized cake to take to a friends for no reason at all other than to say hi.  

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Gallette de Rois

Gallette de rois

Who (like me) forgot about ‘Stir up Sunday’ a few weeks ago? If you haven’t heard of it before, it is the last Sunday before Advent starts. All the keen bakers out there get their dried fruits out to soak in their chosen alcoholic beverages and start the looooooong arduous process of creating their Christmas […]

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Autumnal Apple Cake

This little baby doesn’t look anywhere near as good as it tastes. Honest. It is a relatively quick, light, perfectly autumnal bake that I can thoroughly recommend. Just don’t bake it for a dinner party. It is not a looker. The only time consuming part of this bake, is peeling, coring and slicing all the […]

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Clinging on to Summer- an Upside Down Summer Fruits sponge

As it gets colder and colder, I keep leaning towards baking comforting wintery food to cosy up with. You know, the foods that are best served warm, inside and under a blanket where possible. Like my Honey cake and Hot Chocolate cupcakes. Well, yesterday I went with something a little different. I decided to hold […]

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Cambridgeshire Honey Cake

OK OK, so this bake is actually meant to be a Devonshire Honey Cake (first found in the GoodFood cookbook) but I’ve tweaked it a little and re-claimed it to Cambridge! Is that allowed? We are right in the thick of this in-between-y weather season and this is the best way I can think of […]

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