Whole wheat fruit and nut cake

This whole wheat fruit and nut cake is my take on the traditional Christmas fruitcake. It is a lighter version and every crumb is delicious. Moreover, it is also a tried and tasted recipe in many households for a good few years! This Christmas cake recipe is from […]

Citrus cornmeal olive oil cake

This citrus cornmeal olive oil cake is a very moist cake with citrusy flavours running through it and with a slight bite from the pine nuts. I first baked this cake many years ago; read that as (12-13 yeas ago) and I remember being super pleased with the […]

Halloween themed cupcake toppers

These Halloween themed cupcake toppers were made a few years ago. They may look spooky, but are really delicious. So, if you can move past the severed fingers or gouged out bloodshot eyeballs or the ghosts that adorn the tops of the cupcakes, they are quite delicious underneath. […]

Whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake

This whole wheat apple and cinnamon cake is full of autumnal flavours. It has a slightly firm topping from the demerara sugar and the most delightfully soft crumb. It was bursting with the warm flavour of cinnamon and pieces of apples in each bite. Autumn has truly arrived […]

Whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins

Sharing the whole wheat blueberry and coconut muffins that I baked some time ago. They are really easy to whip up and needs no fancy equipment. And yes, they are full of blueberries, bursting as they bake to release their flavours. The coconut gives a nice bite. August […]

Coconut, strawberries and cream cake

After eating them as they were to our heart’s content, some of the strawberries went into this coconut, strawberries and cream cake. We had friends over at ours after months and that in itself calls for a celebration. So made this cake for dessert celebrating friendship and of […]

Rhubarb, almond and white chocolate cake

I harvested a bunch of rhubarb a couple of days ago. The plant was a gift from our next door neighbour and we have been enjoying it for a few years now. There is so much joy in cooking with home grown produce. And with the year’s first […]

Whole wheat lemon and coconut cake

All four of us are die hard chocoholics. But that does not mean that we do not enjoy other flavours too. Citrus flavours are quite dear to us and this whole wheat lemon and coconut cake fits the bill perfectly. It has a beautiful crumb, is full of […]

Chocolate, orange and almond flourless cake

We don’t celebrate Easter. But, when Easter comes around, for some reason, I always feel the urge to bake something chocolatey. Must be all those Easter eggs that are in our faces every time we visit the supermarket from long before Easter. Or maybe it’s just that all […]

Carrot, walnut and raisin cake

I baked this carrot , walnut and raisin cake a few days ago. It is a very moist carrot cake made with whole wheat flour, flavoured with spices and filled with walnuts and raisins. I had plans of dressing it up with some indulgent frosting, but at the […]