Almond and Raspberry Cake

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Raspberries are have such a short season you really need to make the most of them. I know you can get most of our summer berries out of season now, but they are so much nicer in season and I do tend to go a little crazy trying to make the most of all our seasonal fruits. Continue reading “Almond and Raspberry Cake”

Lemon Meringue Cake

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We all love lemon meringue pie, but what about a cake version? The idea was suggested by my youngest daughter and it is incredible.

I used Italian meringue to cover the cake, as this does not require baking and used a cooks blow torch to enhance the piping. I used a rosette nozzle to pipe the meringue, however any swirly finish will look and taste fantastic. Continue reading “Lemon Meringue Cake”

Bakewell Rock Cakes

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Rock Cakes have to be some of the easiest and quickest cakes to make. My mum used to whip up a batch when we got in from school when we started nagging for dinner!

You can flavour them with virtually anything.  For these I have used almond and cherry to make ‘Bakewell Rock Cakes’.

This Recipe will make about 9 depending on the size you like! Continue reading “Bakewell Rock Cakes”

Chocolate Orange Marble Cake

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Chocolate and orange is a match made in heaven. I also love the effect of a marble cake, every slice is different as is every cake you make!

As well as adding orange zest to the cake I have also given this cake an orange drizzle. I used granulated sugar in the drizzle which gives the cake a crunchy top. You can of course use caster sugar or icing sugar. Continue reading “Chocolate Orange Marble Cake”