Here is a blog post Lord Lamington himself could get behind! Seriously. There was such a guy. And you guessed it, this chocolate covered sponge cake rolled in coconut is named after his lordship. Lord Lammo, as I shall affectionately refer to him (for all Australians take proper words and then add an ‘o’ to the end, as [...]
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Posted in Cakes, Festive food, tagged cake, cream cheese frosting, humour, recipe, Red velvet, red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Cake on 5 February 2013 | 15 Comments »
With Valentine’s Day around the corner there a lot of amazing recipes springing up. I have had this red velvet cake waiting in the wings for a while now. Unsure when it would be appropriate to share it and all its quirkiness. Now I see it’s a perfect contrast to the other more typical Valentine [...]
I made this blueberry upside down cake for my brother as a goodbye and good luck cake. He is now in Europe, and will be gone for many months. I felt a cake that is made upside down is appropriate when someone is putting their life in a bag and travelling to the other side [...]
Posted in Cakes, Desserts, tagged buttercream frosting, cake, chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate mudcake, food, frosting, humor, layer cakes, mudcake, recipe, Swiss meringue buttercream frosting on 29 May 2012 | 26 Comments »
It takes a village to make a chocolate layer mudcake with swiss meringue buttercream frosting. It takes a village to even say something that long. I hadn’t made a layer cake or swisse meringue buttercream frosting before, so this took a bit of research.
This recipe was passed on to me by an Aunty. It was passed to her by her Grandma. And now I’m passing it on to you! Great-grandma Beatrice was a farmers wife with four sons and one daughter. Practical recession-busting recipes like this were very much the go. But this recipe is by no means cheap on taste. [...]