Category Archives: Cakes

Holiday Musings and Raspberry-Laced Chocolate Cake

I open the window on my blog dashboard to type in my words and sometimes the words fail me. They seem tiny, insignificant in a world of revered proficiency and untold chaos. I’ve opened and closed this window several times … Continue reading

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Spring Citrus Cupcakes

After teasing me with a constant peekaboo of rain and shine, spring seems to have finally arrived to stay. Of course, this means that sunny days are spent slaving in class and weekends that should be spent snoozing on grass … Continue reading

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Glorious Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Torte

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know there’s nothing I love more than cooking for my friends and family. I issue so many invitations for lunches, brunches, dinners and I-made-too-much-dessert-can-you come-over feasts that my friend Anis has … Continue reading

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Project Food Blog Challenge 4: Halloween Cupcakes

Wistful, creative, playful, fun and even (yes, I’ll admit it) cute – these are the words that come to my mind when I think of cupcakes. There is just something so joyous about a cupcake standing tall in cheerful solidarity … Continue reading

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Black Forest Cake

To say that it has been an eventful fortnight would be an understatement. In the last two weeks I’ve: Gone river rafting. Hiked some beautiful trails. Tried to climb up an old, hollow tree. From the inside. Battled with an … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers July Challenge: Part 2 or Ice Cream Cake – solution to all problems?

The Swiss roll and I have never had a great relationship. It’s not my fault. At every encounter, I treat it with nothing but care and respect. It always starts out well – the gentle stirring of the batter, the … Continue reading

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Peach-Cherry Almond Torte

This summer. After 2 previous smash hits comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Presenting the sensational conclusion to the exciting summer cherry trilogy – the Peach-Cherry Almond Torte… Sorry, I got a little confused with all those summer … Continue reading

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Banana Bread with Cinnamon and Chocolate Chips

Back where I come from, a bread is a bread – you know those things that are white or brown, come shaped in loaves, and are part of that phrase “the greatest thing since sliced bread” (which I have never … Continue reading

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