Category: Cakes

Chocolate cake layered with mousse with a white chocolate frosting

It’s my besties son’s birthday and I really wanted to make a cake for him. When I asked what type of cake he wanted, he said a rainbow cake. Not yet attempted a rainbow cake so I immediately asked him for option B. So he said white chocolate. Eeeks. Now I hate white chocolate as …

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Lemon almond tea cake

A quiet corner, rains threatening to drench everything but the sun still not ready to give up. A favourite book, a hot cup of lemon tea and a generous slice of moist lemon almond cake. And just because I feel like it, a dollop of whipped cream on the side. Pure bliss. This cake is …

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Cake Pops

Last week’s bakes left me with quite a few chocolate cake trimmings. Was wondering what to do with them and then thought why not cake pops? Had the whole thing worked out in my mind and this morning when I opened the fridge to remove the trimmings, saw that the box was half empty. Could …

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Eggless chocolate cake with candied orange peel

A long pending promise to my friends daughter Saima finally saw the results today. My first attempt to teach baking to someone, actually resulted in some hiccups but my student passed with flying colours. The ganache was either to runny or too stiff and the piping was giving us lots of trouble. But we did …

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Salted Caramel Mousse cake

Chocolate cakes are in demand and when I asked the birthday girl what she wanted, she prompltly replied chocolate. I recently made a salted caramel sauce using Kiran Tarun’s recipe (www.kirantarun.com)  and knew I wanted to use it in a cake. The chocolate sponge was from Nidhis blog (www.soulandspicebox.com). I made a chocolate cake with …

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Ferrero Rocher Cake

Am so glad I finally can bake a cake. It’s a different feeling all together when u bake a cake yourself for friends and family It’s my bestie, chuddy buddy, darlings birthday and she wanted a chocolate cake. I was sure i didn’t want a simple chocolate cake so decided to make a Ferrero Rocher …

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Mom’s birthday cakes (chocolate rum and banana walnut)

This year, we sisters decided to throw a surprise birthday party for Mom. Its her birthday tomorrow and we are having a surprise party at her place tonight. All the secret arrangements have been made and we have arranged for mom to go on a coffee date while her minions set up everything at home. …

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Italian Rum cake

A special person deserves a special cake. It was M’s birthday and we decided to have a party by calling his friends over for dinner. I causually asked him, have u ever had a birthday party with friends over and was surprised when he answered in the negative. Thought back to the 14 years we …

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Cake in a jar (5 min Oreo cake recipe)

Birthdays are always super exciting. I am like a little child when my birthday comes. I would shout out “ITS MY BIRTHDAY” all day if I could. Is it mid life crisis. Naah. It’s just the child in me who loves it. I love planning surprises for other people’s birthday and just wait to see …

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Strawberries and cream cake with a cinnamon rum sauce

When my kids were born, in the first year, I would celebrate their birthdays monthly. Get a cake, sing happy birthday and then relish it while the little one was clueless. Any reason to eat cake right. 😛 This blog, was a long time in the making. A push and nudge and loads of help …

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