Elderflower Cream Cake

I love the delicate flavour of the Elderflower and it goes beautifully in this cream cake and is amazing for the summer.

I have used my own elderflower and lemon cordial for this cake, we are now at the end of the elderflower season and I have used the last of my elderflower and lemon cordial in the cake.

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondies

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Adding fruit to cake does give it a completely different dimension, adding fresh raspberries to a blondie is a stroke of genius.

Blondies are already soft and gooey and the fresh fruit will make it extra moist. I have found a little more flour is needed than usual. I have also found that these are better the next day – if you can wait that long!

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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”

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”