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Chocolate Cherry Cake

Ingredients Cherry Puree 450g Frozen Cherries, thawed  120g Caster Sugar  Chocolate Cherry Cake 170g Unsalted Butter, melted  56g Unsweetened Cocoa Powder  200g Soft Brown Sugar  200g Golden Caster Sugar  4 Large Eggs 113g Plain Flour  113g Cake & Pastry Flour  3/4 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 240ml Single Cream 56g Cherry Puree (as above) 2 Tbsp Cherry Brandy 113g Dried Cherries, […]

Spiced Chai Layer Cake

Ingredients 450ml Whole Milk 4 Chai Tea Bags  560g Plain Flour 3.5 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Salt 3 tsp Cinnamon 2 tsp Cardamom 2 tsp Ground Ginger 1 tsp Ground Allspice 1 tsp Ground Cloves 1 tsp Ground Nutmeg 570g Caster Sugar 6 Large Eggs 1 tbs Vanilla Extract 300ml Vegetable Oil Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting 225g Cream Cheese, at room temperature 225g Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 750g Icing […]

Apple Tart

French Apple Tart

A Traditional French Tartes Aux Pommes Recipe using a frangipane filling and an apricot glaze Ingredients: For the Pastry: 150g plain white flour 2 tablespoons caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons cold butter 3 tablespoons cold water For the Filling: 3 tablespoons butter (softened) […]

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes or Mini Loaves

Ingredients For the cake: 200g caster sugar 125g plain flour 60g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 100ml buttermilk  3 tablespoons hot coffee  65ml vegetable oil or light olive oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract […]

Chocolate and Beetroot Bundt Cake

Chocolate and Beetroot Bundt Cake

Ingredients: For the Cake: 250g plain chocolate broken up 3 large free range eggs 200g light muscovado sugar 100ml sunflower oil 1tsp vanilla extract 100g self raising flour 1/2 tsp bicarb 1/2 tsp baking powder 50g ground almonds 250g raw beetroot – finely grated For […]