St. Patrick’s Day

This Paddy’s Day I made Chocolate Guinness Cake, one of my favourite recipes from Nigella’s Chocolate Cake Hall of Fame. Every year around this time I see it posted all over the internet, and with good reason. It is a low risk recipe which makes it perfect for entertaining -the inclusion of Guinness in the recipe means…

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Whenever I have to make a birthday cake I turn to this Chocolate Raspberry Cake. It is foolproof (thanks to the jam in the cake batter there is zero chance of dryness) and everyone loves it. And let’s face it, it’s pretty classy. I based the recipe on Nigella Lawson’s Storecupboard Chocolate Orange Cake but obviously…

Apple Coffee Crumble Cake With Maple Drizzle

The end of summer means the beginning of apple cinnamon season. Not that I ever stop eating apple and cinnamon, it just tastes so much better now!  This week I had some apples I needed to use up so I made this cake from the Food Network. It was fabulous. I trust any recipe that…

Hummingbird Cake

It had been a long time since I baked a cake. I wanted to try something new and didn’t care about it being healthy! Enter Hummingbird Cake. I would have tried it based on the name alone but luckily it combines two of my favourite fruits – pineapple and banana. It also has chopped nuts…