Category: Cakes

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

Everyone in this house loves apples, and what better than in a bundt cake. The added pecan nuts make it even better. I decided to make this cake and take it to an afternoon barbecue so that others could also enjoy the lovely flavours.

Minecraft Birthday Cake

Minecraft Birthday Cake

I was asked recently to make a “minecraft” cake for Tyren’s 10th birthday. Apart from being aware that Minecraft was a game my grandson played on his X-Box I knew very little about it. I Googled as much information as possible to find out what this […]

Regular Show Birthday Cake

Regular Show Birthday Cake

Recently it was my grandsons’ birthday and he is a keen fan of the Regular Show. He wanted his cake this year to incorporate a number of characters from the show, with the main ones being Mordecai and Rigby. Benson, Skips and Pops plus a […]

Magic Custard Cake

Magic Custard Cake

I was going through recipes that I have taken out of magazines and printed off the internet trying to put them into some sort of order when I came across this recipe. It was called the magic cake.  When all the ingredients are mixed together […]

Cumquat And Almond Cake

Cumquat And Almond Cake

My cumquat tree is laden with fruit and I wanted to find a recipe that would use this rather tart ingredient. I have made a cumquat cointreau jam previously, but we are not great users of marmalade or jam, so I wanted something a little […]

Chocolate And Craisin Ricotta Cake

Chocolate And Craisin Ricotta Cake

I had been doing quite a bit of savoury cooking using ricotta cheese but had bought far too much and had a substantial amount still in my fridge. I decided to surf the net and see what I could find using ricotta cheese but in […]

Beautiful Grape Harvest Cake

Beautiful Grape Harvest Cake

We had the pleasure of being introduced to this cake during our trip to Tuscany. We were told that traditionally this cake is made for only a few weeks a year.  The small sweet red grapes are used, usually those remaining after the grape harvest has […]

Alternative To A Banana Bread

Alternative To A Banana Bread

There are so many banana bread recipes out there it was nice to finally come across a different version. Being unable to eat anything that involves bananas I felt that I had to give this recipe a try. 

A Special Gluten Free Almond Pear Cake For Mother’s Day

A Special Gluten Free Almond Pear Cake For Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day is fast approaching I thought I should try and make something different. Although I can’t celebrate Mother’s Day with my mum I know she would like this cake. It is just a little bit different being gluten free, but she loved almonds […]

Rhubarb And Orange Cake With Flaked Almonds

Rhubarb And Orange Cake With Flaked Almonds

I really enjoy rhubarb particularly when it is in a cake. I used to make one which had custard in the cake as well, but was a little fiddly to put together. May be I might share it with you at a later date. This […]