Browsing All posts tagged under »Frosting«

Carrot Cakes

March 21, 2016

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I had fun making these cakes for this month’s Center Parcs blog. I’ve wanted to share these mini carrot cakes with you for a while. It’s a failsafe recipe and they are very moist and moreish, especially with the tangy cream cheese frosting. Instead of my usual standby of making cakes and sticking mini eggs on […]

Apple Cake

March 23, 2014

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Like carrot cake, but nicer…and without the carrots.

Crazy Frosting

April 3, 2011

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I’m a bit of a sucker for trying something that sounds like it can’t possibly work. This ‘frosting’ fell into that category as it starts with a cup of milk and 5 tablespoons of flour…being cooked up in a pan. Now, I’ll grant you, that doesn’t feel like the start of one of the dreamiest toppings. […]

I Ganache

November 8, 2010

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When I ran out of cherries this week, my usual fairy cakes looked a bit forlorn. I was about to rustle up some buttercream when I remembered we had a carton of double cream. Ooh…ganache, I thought. I rummaged round the cupboards to find an equal quantity of chocolate to match the cream. I couldn’t […]

Let them eat cake

December 9, 2009

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I promise that this will be my last cake blogpost…at least until after Christmas! I don’t mean to do it. It just happens. There’s a birthday or something and cake is the answer. Let’s face it cake is the answer to lots of things really. George’s cousin Pascal turned 1 last month so here is […]

Frosted Cup Cakes

August 27, 2009

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Here are some tangy orange and lemon cupcakes. The  frosted topping has Philadelphia Cream Cheese with a syrup of super reduced orange and lemon juice whisked in. I love it when a recipe works out at just the right quantity to fill a dozen good deep muffin cases. Ernie, our Border Terrier is always very interested when I […]