Tag: cake

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Kentish Cherry Cake

With the return of Great British Bake Off last night, some kind of baked good was definitely on the agenda. Having ordered Paul Hollywood’s book, British Bakes, last year in a mad frenzy of online book shopping, I was yet to make anything from it. The book is an exploration […]

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is the favourite of my friend Hodgie, however, it doesn’t get much airtime and often flies under the radar. It is a cracking cake though, moist and packed with tropical fruit. It can take the edge off a dull afternoon with a lovely cup of tea. At Recipease […]

Cardamon and Almond Cake

Ever since procuring a gorgeous glass cake stand, I feel compelled to always have some cake adorning it, otherwise it looks sad and lonely. Cardamon and Almond Cake, with its warming exotic spice, is magnificent hot out of the oven on a cold winter’s night. It is aromatic and sweet […]

The Best Chocolate Cake

There are oodles of recipes for chocolate cake in existence, and a fair whack of them claim to be for ‘the best chocolate cake’. There can only be one recipe to reign over them all, and that belongs to Chef Gordon Ramsay. I have made this cake several times and […]

Rainbow Cupcakes

These little babies would brighten anyone’s day. Simply prepare your favourite butter cake, divide the batter and colour, then spoon in the layers. Fiddly but worth it.