Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Coconut Flour

The old and the new of it - in the background a family favourite of decades (my Nan's pumpkin fruit cake, dating as far back to the 1940s).   In the foreground a gluten free coconut flour chocolate cake, a recipe a friend sent to me (thanks Anne). Oh my goodness - it is absolutely … Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Coconut Flour

Flavours of the Valley – Lumberjack Cake

It's that time of the week again, excellent! Wednesday morning tea platter to share around with friends - today's offering, Lumberjack Cake. I love this recipe (comes from my book "Sweet!"). The cake contains the hearty flavours of late autumn/winter produce - chunks of Granny Smith apples and a generous amount of lemon rind. The … Continue reading Flavours of the Valley – Lumberjack Cake

A Little Vegan Baking

I love it when vegan-minded people come to visit, as was the case today. It gives me a reason to experiment, adapt, convert and expand some of my recipes and even more enjoyable, invent new ones. This morning - sticky multi-fruity, glistening vegan muffins containing apple (pureed as a substitute for the egg), banana, blueberries … Continue reading A Little Vegan Baking