5 Minute Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

I love Chocolate Cake, but I am not always in the mood to bake a whole cake just to have the one piece that I want. I don’t want to waste the cake, so I either end up eating most of it in one day (eek!) or giving it away to friends and family (I’m […]

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Chocolate Stout Cake

chocolate stout cake

We have seen loads of recipes for Chocolate Stout Cake on the Internet and we have tried many too. So to Celebrate International Chocolate Cake day, we thought we would share our Stout Cake Recipe with you. We Found the base of this recipe a few months ago and since then have tweaked it to […]

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The Best Little Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake

This is our favourite Chocolate cake recipe. My Mom cut it out of an old news paper and it was passed down to me and sister. My daughter even knows the recipe off the top of her head. A very simple yet delicious cake .  Ingredients: 250ml Cake Flour 250ml Castor Sugar 2 Heaped Tablespoons […]

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Let’s Bake Carrot Cake

carrot cake

Around this time of the year, you always find hot cross buns and carrot cake in stores and at your friends tea parties. One of our favourites to bake and eat is Carrot Cake.  We have tried many recipes over the years, but we always come back to this one. Ingredients: 3 eggs 375ml sugar […]

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Chocolate Guinness Cake {Cook Along}

Chocolate Guinness Cake

It’s St Patrick’s Day. So to celebrate, we made a Guinness Cake. Not just any Guinness cake, but Nigella Lawson’s Guinness Cake.  This is currently the Cook along cake on her website. The Cook Along is a fun competition where you cook a Nigella recipe, upload a picture on her website and then stand a […]

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Vanilla Cupcakes

Halloween is a the time of year for sweets and sweet things. So for next Halloween (or any other time) try these simple vanilla cupcakes.     Ingredients: 200 g unsalted butter 1¾ cups icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla paste 4 eggs 2⅔ cups flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup Milk   Method: Preheat […]

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Baking Granadilla Cake

Cakes are fun to bake. But sometimes they aren’t that simple to make. Well this cake is the opposite.It is quick and simple to make. This is a South African Summer Bake that we love – Granadilla Cake. Granadilla Cake Ingredients 1 and 1/2  cups of self-rising flour 3/4 cup Sugar 1/3 cup Oil 1/2 cup […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Recently, I was asked to bake a cake for a cake sale at work to raise money for a children’s home that we support. Immediately I thought of my red velvet cupcakes. They are really tasty and never last long in our house. I have made these wonderful treats for work colleagues and there are […]

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