Cakes & Bakes

Cappuccino Loaf

'A very simple loaf cake with a heady hit of coffee and a light-as-anything whipped mascarpone topping'. That's the blurb that got my attention, while flicking through You magazine last year. It's a recipe by Eleanor Maidment and I've had it on my 'to try' list for ages. Version 1: made with instant coffee I… Continue reading Cappuccino Loaf

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Chocolate and Orange Loaf

This sounds like a magical combination to me. Personally, I prefer not to use chocolate flavoured batter with orange, I like a madeira style cake with either chocolate chips or chocolate frosting, so this ticks the boxes. This recipe is from 'Fast Cakes' by Mary Berry, which is a book that I highly recommend. We've… Continue reading Chocolate and Orange Loaf

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Chocolate Traybake

The full title is actually 'Chocolate Traybake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting' but that's quite a mouthful! I doubt that it would fit as a title. I've made this many times. The traybake is easy and quick to make.┬áThe traybake recipe is from bbc food recipes website. The frosting recipe was for a different cake on… Continue reading Chocolate Traybake

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Coca Cola Chocolate Cake

  Cake, Chocolate & Coca Cola. I have always been curious about combining the three but only got around to trying a recipe recently. I had saved a recipe by Sophie White, which was published in a weekend supplement months ago and decided my husband's birthday was the perfect opportunity to give it a whirl.… Continue reading Coca Cola Chocolate Cake