As an Aussie, I’m quite fascinated by some of the uniquely North American baked goods. There seems to be loads of different sweet treats out there that are well known to our North American friends but are completely unheard of here. On the list are things like whoopie pies, red velvet cake, nanaimo bars, pumpkin […]
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My friend C isn’t gluten or wheat free, but finds that too much flour generally doesn’t agree with her. It therefore seemed obvious that I would bake her a flourless cake for her birthday. C requested that her birthday cake be chocolatey and naturally, my first thought was to bake an almond meal based cake, […]
The Daring Bakers’ challenge for June was chocolate pavlova. We decided to go a little off track this month and make a dish using chocolate and meringue, but – let’s be honest – this really isn’t a pavlova at all! This chocolate-coffee-meringue cake was made by my grandma throughout my childhood and it starred […]
As regular readers would well be aware, I have a huge sweet tooth and absolutely love baking. Family birthdays are an excellent excuse to spend some time in the kitchen making a sweet treat. On the weekend, it was my dad’s birthday and I offered to bake him a birthday cake of his choice. He […]