Cakes, Desserts, Sweet Recipes

Vegan Chocolate Praline Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Pastry Cream

This week on Bake Off, the tent went all vegan with eggs, milk, butter, honey and meat thrown out of the tent. The signature was to make vegan savoury tartlets with two different fillings, the technical challenge was a tropical fruit pavlova made using aquafaba instead of egg whites and the showstopper was to make… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Praline Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Pastry Cream

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Giant Chocolate Doughnut Birthday Cake

Well it’s been a while since I’ve posted on here hasn’t it…?! I promised on my Instagram account that I would post the recipe for this chocolate cake which I made for my friend Shaun’s 21st birthday and here it is! I’ve been very active on Instagram recently and I’ve also put a lot of… Continue reading Giant Chocolate Doughnut Birthday Cake

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Chocolate Popcorn Cake

While cakes with lots of sponge and buttercream layers may be amazing to look at, the simplest of cakes consisting of just 1 sponge layer with a glaze or topping are the ones I seem to make the most and this Chocolate Popcorn Cake is no exception! The single chocolate cake layer gets a thin… Continue reading Chocolate Popcorn Cake

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Day 9 of 12: Christmas Present Cake

One of the most exciting parts of Christmas is opening up a present from a friend or a family member and loving what’s inside. And with my Christmas Present Cake, you are sure to love what’s inside this present; 2 layers of chocolate cake sandwiched with a white chocolate buttercream. I used a 26.5cm x… Continue reading Day 9 of 12: Christmas Present Cake

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Slow Cooker Chocolate and Orange Waffle Cake

This week (10th October to 16th October) is National Chocolate Week and to celebrate, I chose to make a chocolate cake flavoured with orange in my new slow cooker which has a waffle topping which adds a different texture, colour and flavour. Slow cookers are a fantastic way to cook cheaper cuts of meat which… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chocolate and Orange Waffle Cake

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Vanilla and Chocolate Marble Traybake with Triple Chocolate Decorations

It was a few friends’ birthdays and we’ve just finished mock exams at school so I decided to treat everyone by making a cake to celebrate. I had the idea of doing a traybake because it is just so incredibly easy to portion up once it’s baked and it’s also a great way of making… Continue reading Vanilla and Chocolate Marble Traybake with Triple Chocolate Decorations