Category: Cakes

3 Minute Sponge

3 Minute Sponge 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup castor sugar 3 eggs 3 tablespoons melted butter Beat all the ingredients together for 3 minutes then put in a buttered baking dish and bake in moderate oven (350 F, 180 C) for about 30 to 40 minutes. Submitted...

4 Minute Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley 4 Minute Cake 3 cups self raising flour 2 cups sugar 250gm butter, slightly melted vanilla 4 eggs – place 2 eggs in a cup (250ml). Fill to the top with milk. Do the same for the other 2 eggs. Combine ingredients in a large...

Allergy-Free Pudding and Fruit Cake

Allergy-Free Pudding and Fruit Cake This recipe, which is free from gluten, dairy products and eggs, makes 1 fruit cake or pudding. Recipe can be made one month ahead; keep refrigerated. 2 1/4 cups (360g) sultanas 1 1/2 cups (250g) chopped raisins 1/2 cup (75g) dried currants 1 1/2...

Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Apple and Cinnamon Cake 1 cup plain flour 1 cup almond meal 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 125g melted butter 1/3 cup milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla 2 apples, peeled and sliced 1 Tbsp caster sugar, extra 1 tsp cinnamon, extra 1/4...

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Apple Cinnamon Cake 6 – 7 Granny Smith apples 3 tsp cinnamon 4 Tbsp sugar 2 3/4 cups flour, sifted 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup apple juice 2 1/2 tsp...

Apple Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Sauce

Apple Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar Sauce 2 apples – peeled, cored and chopped 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cup...

Apple Cream Cake

Apple Cream Cake 400g tin of pie apple 1 Cup self raising flour 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 3/4 Cup castor sugar 1/2 Cup ground almond meal 3/4 Cup cream 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 2/4 cup of slivered almond for the top 1. Preheat...

Apple Pie Cake (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apple Pie Cake (Thermomix) Topping: 85g plain flour 100g brown sugar (can use dark muscovado) grind sea salt 115g butter, cubed Preheat oven 175C. Grease a 33 x 22cm pan. (line with baking paper, coming up over 2 sides for easy removal). Firstly make caster sugar...

Apple Shortcake

Apple Shortcake 1/2 lb. SR flour 1/4 lb butter 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp water 1 egg Stewed apple Mix butter and sugar together, add egg then water, lastly add flour. Roll thin. Spread one half with cold strained stewed apple then put other half of cake on top,...

Apple Streusel Cake

Apple Streusel Cake 120g butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 green apples, peeled, cored, sliced into thin rings 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 1/3 cups self-raising flour 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup caster sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt...

Apple Teacake

Apple Teacake 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup sugar 1 egg 125g butter, melted 2 green apples, cored & cut into large chunks (don’t peel) cinnamon, vanilla and/or nutmeg to taste 1. Preheat the oven to 190C. 2. Mix everything together. 3. Pour into a springform tin. 4. Bake...

Apple, Pecan and Gingerbread Cake

Photo by Sares Apple, Pecan and Gingerbread Cake 150g butter 150g brown sugar 150g golden syrup 200ml milk 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 2 eggs, lightly beaten 75g pecan nuts, roughly chopped 3-6 pieces crystallised...

Apricot and Banana Cake

Apricot and Banana Cake Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 1/2 hours Makes a 23cm-round cake 1 cup (200g) dried apricots, roughly chopped 1/2 cup orange juice 2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 2 cups caster sugar 1...

Apricot and Cinnamon Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apricot and Cinnamon Cake Serves 8 140g (5 oz) self-raising flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 50g (1 3/4 oz) caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 3 tblsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 85g (3 oz) unsalted butter, melted 350g (12 oz) apricot halves Topping: 40g...

Apricot Chocolate Chip Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apricot Chocolate Chip Cake 1 cup chopped dried apricots 1 cup apricot nectar 125g butter/margarine 2/3 cup raw sugar 2 eggs, separated 1 1/2 cups coconut 1 1/2 cups SR flour 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1. Grease deep 20cm round cake pan. Line base and...

Banana and Carrot Cake

Banana and Carrot Cake 90g butter 1 cup raw sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup grated carrot 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1 Tablespoon baking soda 1/2 Tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 Tablespoon mixed spice 90g chopped walnuts # Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. #...

Banana and Hazelnut Cake

Banana and Hazelnut Cake Makes 16 squares. For the topping: 90g plain flour 80g hazelnuts, finely chopped 120g light brown muscovado sugar 1/2 tsp salt 80g unsalted butter, melted 3 large bananas Juice of 1 lemon For the cake: 280g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 285ml soured...

Banana and Pineapple Cake

Banana and Pineapple Cake 3 medium over-ripe bananas 2 tsp lemon juice 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup undrained crushed pineapple 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp imitation rum essence icing-sugar mixture...

Banana and Walnut Cake with a Lemon and Flaked Coconut Frosting

Banana and Walnut Cake with a Lemon and Flaked Coconut Frosting 125g unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 4 ripe bananas, mashed 1 teaspoon bicarb of soda 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 1 cup SR flour...

Banana Bread

Banana Bread 100g butter, softened 1 cup (200g) caster sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup or 1 1/2 mashed ripe banana 2 cups (280g) plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease...

Banana Bread

Banana Bread 1 loaf serves 10 Cooking spray to grease tin 40g (1/4 cup) wholemeal plain flour 265g (1 3/4 cup) wholemeal self raising flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 140g (2/3 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 125ml (1/2 cup) skim milk 2 eggs, lightly whisked 50g salt reduced butter,...

Banana Bread

Photo by Rebecca Payn Banana Bread 1 cup (150g) plain flour 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g butter, melted, cooled 2 eggs, whisked 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line the base and side of an...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 75g sultanas 250ml soy milk 225gr wholemeal SR flour 3med ripe bananas mashed 2 egg whites Blend milk and sultanas together in whizzer. Place flour in bowl and stir in milk mixture. Add mashed bananas and fold in egg mix. Place in non-stick loaf tine and bake...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake For added texture and flavour, add walnut pieces into the cake mix before baking it. 2 tbsp margarine 1/2 cup castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs, beaten separately 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 tbsp milk 1 1/2 cups SR flour, sifted...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 2 ripe bananas (about 400g) 150g softened butter 150g soft brown sugar 80g sultanas 300g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 eggs, lightly beaten 100ml vegetable oil # Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Butter a 900g loaf tin and line...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 125g butter 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons hot milk 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 3\4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup mashed banana Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time. beating well. Add mashed banana mix...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 3 teaspoons lemon juice 2/3 cup milk 2 and 1/3 cups SR flour 1 and 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon bi carb soda 180g butter (melted) 2/3 cup mashed banana (2 very ripe) 2 eggs 2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional) # Add lemon juice to milk and...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs 3 medium size bananas (mashed) 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 tablespoon milk 1 1/2 cups Self raising flour Pre-heat oven 180 C (350 F) gas or electric. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 1/2 Cup butter 3/4 Cup sugar 1 1/2 Cups self-raising flour 3 Bananas 2 Tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon Bi-Carb Soda 2 Eggs Cream butter and sugar; add eggs one at a time. Beat in well-mashed bananas. Sift flour and salt. Add alternately with milk in which soda...

Banana Cake

Banana Cake 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1 cup caster sugar 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 egg Lemon Frosting: 125g unsalted butter, chopped, at room temperature 3/4 cup icing sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1. Preheat oven to moderately slow,...

Banana Cake with Butter-Cream Frosting

Banana Cake with Butter-Cream Frosting 2 1/2 cups (1125 ml) cake flour 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) sugar 2 cups (500 ml) well mashed, very ripe bananas 1/2 cup (125 ml) shortening (or butter) 2 eggs 2 1/2 tsp (12 ml) double acting baking powder 1 tsp (5 ml)...

Banana Sour Cream Cake

Banana Sour Cream Cake 1/2 cup butter 2 cup sugar 4 eggs 3 cup sifted flour 1 tsp soda 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp vanilla 4 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 cup confectioners’ sugar Juice of 2 lemons Cream shortening and sugar in bowl. Add...

Banana, Caramel and Walnut Syrup Cake

Banana, Caramel and Walnut Syrup Cake 3/4 cup chopped walnuts 125 g butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup mashed over-ripe bananas 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon bi-carb soda Caramel Sauce 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly...

Banana, Carrot and Sultana Loaf

Banana, Carrot and Sultana Loaf Serves 6 1/2 cup caster sugar 3 eggs 1/2 Tbsp finely grated lemon zest 1/ 2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1/2 cup almond meal 1 tsp bi-carbonate soda A pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrots 1 banana,...

Bee Sting Cake

Bee Sting Cake 200g butter/marg 1 Tbsp finely grated orange rind 1/2 cup yoghurt 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 cups SR flour 1/2 cup or a little more orange juice Syrup: 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp finely grated orange rind 1 cup water Cream butter, rind and...

Bee Sting Cake

Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) 14g active dry yeast 60ml warm water 170g unsalted butter, softened 150 g white sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 3 egg yolks 3g salt 120ml warm milk 10ml vanilla extract 115g sour cream, room temperature 500g all-purpose flour 30g unsalted butter, melted 145g packed light...

Beetroot Cake

Beetroot Cake 2 eggs 3/4 cup canola oil 1 cup sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups of plain flour 1/4 cup of cocoa 1 tsp baking soda 420g can beetroot (drained and pureed) Icing: 75g cream cheese 75g sour cream 25g chocolate (melted) 1...

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau Serves 8-12 125g unsalted butter 125 (1/2 cup) caster sugar 100g (3/4 cup) ground almonds 4 large eggs 100g dark cooking chocolate, melted 60g (1/2 cup) plain flour 60g (1/2 cup) cornflour 2 teaspoons baking powder Filling and Topping 125ml (1/2 cup) kirsch or white rum...

Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake

Photo by Mem Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake Serves 8 125g butter, softened 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 cup Vaailia French Vanilla Yoghurt 1 apple, peeled, cored, sliced thickly 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 60g butter, extra, chilled, chopped 1/2...

Boiled Chocolate Cake

Boiled Chocolate Cake This is a very rich and moist cake, easy to make and excellent for any occasion. Make sure that you grease and line your cake pan as the cake does tend to stick to the pan. 1 cup SR Flour 125g butter 1 cup sugar 1/3...

Boiled Fruit Cake

Boiled Fruit Cake 500g Mixed Fruit 1/2 cup sherry or brandy 1 cup water 125g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 tablespoon boiling water 2 x eggs 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon mixed...

Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake

Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake 450g can Crushed Pineapple in Syrup 125g butter 375g mixed fruit 1 cup sugar 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 cup SR flour 1 cup plain flour 2 eggs, beaten Assorted glace fruit, optional Preheat oven to 160°C. Lightly grease and line...

Butter Cake

Butter Cake 150g soft butter 150g sugar 150g plain sifted flour 3 eggs (each weighing 50g) some lemon zest or vanilla essence pinch salt. Cream butter, sugar, salt and lemon until white and creamy. Beat eggs and add in small quantities at a time alternating with the flour. Use...

Candied Orange Cake

Candied Orange Cake 125g margarine 3/4 cup caster sugar grated rind of 1 orange 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups S.R. flour 1/2 cup candied orange peel, chopped candied, julienne orange for decoration Preheat oven to 180C. Cream margarine and sugar. Add orange rind, eggs, sifted...

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting 2 2/3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Caramel Frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups firmly packed...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g good quality white chocolate, chopped 1 1/4 cups (255g) brown sugar 1/2 cup golden syrup 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups plain flour, sifted 2/3 cup self raising flour, sifted 300ml sour cream 60g unsalted butter, chopped...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g white chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 1/4 cups (450g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water 2 cups (300g) plain flour 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 eggs, beaten lightly Caramel Frosting: 125g butter, chopped 1...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 200g butter 200g white chocolate 200g dark brown sugar 3/4 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 150g plain flour 150g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Melt butter, chocolate, sugar, water, golden...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g butter 200g white melts 1 cup white sugar 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 1/4 cup sherry 1/2 tin condensed milk 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup SR flour 1/4 cup caramel nesquik 2 eggs 1. Preheat...

Cardamom-Saffron Sponge Cake

Cardamom-Saffron Sponge Cake Serves 6 pinch saffron threads 6 soft dates, stoned 5 eggs 150g sugar 1 heaped tsp ground cardamom pinch turmeric 120g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp vegetable oil butter for greasing sesame seeds for sprinkling handful walnuts or other nuts of your choice,...

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Carrot and Pineapple Cake 3 cups plain flour 2 cups white sugar 1.5 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and grated carrots 1 x 450g tin undrained crushed pineapple 1.5 cups Sunflower oil 4 eggs 1 cup of halved pecans #...

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup grated carrot 1 3/4 cups S.R. wholemeal flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup chopped walnuts pinch salt 1 tsp nutmeg/mixed spice vanilla essence cloves, cinnamon if desired Mix all ingredients together and bake in moderate oven...

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake 1.5 cups of salad/canola oil 2 cups of granulated/caster sugar 4 eggs 2 cups of plain flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 3 cups of grated carrots 1 cup of pecans or walnuts, roughly chopped Preheat the oven to...

Carrot Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Carrot Cake 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 1/2 cups grated carrot 1/2 cup sultana’s 1/2 cup chopped glace ginger – optional (can replace with sultana’s) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 eggs,...

Carrot Cake With Orange Frosting

Carrot Cake With Orange Frosting 1 cup (125g) soya flour or besan (chickpea flour) 3/4 cup (110g) maize cornflour (100 percent corn) 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons mixed spice 1 cup (200g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (360g) grated carrot...

Cherry Ripe Mud Cake

Cherry Ripe Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 1 2/3 cups (400ml can) coconut milk 200g dark chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (110g) self raising flour 1 cup (150g) plain flour 1/2 cup (25g) cocoa powder 2 eggs 2...

Cherry Ripe Mud Cake

Photo by Mem Cherry Ripe Mud Cake Serves 12. 250g butter, chopped 1 Tablespoon instant coffee granules 1 2/3 cups (400ml) coconut milk 200g dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (110g) self-raising flour 1 cup (150g) plain flour 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder...

Cherryripe Mudcake

Cherryripe Mudcake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 1 2/3 cups (400ml can) coconut milk 200g dark chocolate (eating chocolate) chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (110g) self raising flour 1 cup (150g) plain flour 1/2 cup (25g) cocoa powder 2 eggs 2...

Choc-Caramel Cake

Choc-Caramel Cake 125g butter, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 x 40g Giant Caramello Koala chocolates, roughly chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Dark melted chocolate to decorate Fresh berries and mint leaves to serve 1....

Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

Chocolate and Beetroot Cake 180ml sunflower oil, plus more for greasing 190g self-raising flour 60g cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250g caster sugar 250g beetroot, cooked 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract For the Icing: 250g icing sugar reserved beetroot juice pink food colouring, optional 25g white...

Chocolate and Port Fruitcake

Photo by Kelli Chocolate and Port Fruitcake 375g currants 375g raisins 340g pitted prunes 1 cup port 250g unsalted butter, chopped 1 Tbsp vanilla essence 1 cup dark brown sugar 4 eggs finely grated rind and juice of 1 orange 1/3 cup treacle 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2...

Chocolate and Raspberry Ricotta Cake

Chocolate and Raspberry Ricotta Cake 250gm Ricotta Cheese 2 cups Self Raising Flour 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder 1 cup Caster Sugar 100g butter, melted 1 cup hot water 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen) 1. Sift flour and cocoa into a bowl. 2.Add sugar, butter, water and ricotta and...

Chocolate and Raspberry Sponge Roll

Chocolate and Raspberry Sponge Roll Serves 6-8 4 eggs, separated 115g (1/2 cup) caster sugar, plus 1 tablespoon extra to dust 75g (1/2 cup) self-raising flour, sifted 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, sifted 3/4 cup pure cream, whipped to firm peaks 1 punnet raspberries, rinsed Icing sugar, to dust 1....

Chocolate Apple Cake

Chocolate Apple Cake 225g caster sugar 100g butter or soft margarine or oil (vegetable, sunflower or light olive) 300ml apple puree 2 level tsp bicarbonate of soda 15g cocoa powder or carob 225g plain flour 2 level tsp baking powder 1/2 level tsp ground nutmeg (optional) 1/2 level tsp...

Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Chocolate Beetroot Cake 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups canola or vegetable oil 2 cups caster sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 2 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup cocoa 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons bicarb soda 1 x 825g can beetroot, drained and blended Chocolate Icing: 125g cream cheese 30g...

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Utensils: wooden spoon 2 mixing bowls measuring cups and spoons knife 20 cm x 20 cm cake pan cooling rack piece of paper the size of your hand cake plate Ingredients: 120 ml oil 225 ml milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups flour 1...

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Serves 10-12 70g (2/3 cup) cocoa powder, sifted 160ml (2/3 cup) boiling water 200g butter, at room temperature 330g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 3 eggs 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour, sifted 125ml (1/2 cup) milk Chocolate Frosting: 240g (1 1/3 cups) icing...

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Serving size: Serves 8 1 cup (125g) soy flour 3/4 cup (110g) corn cornflour 1 1/4 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder 1 1/4 cups (275g) caster sugar 150g butter, melted 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 cup (250ml) evaporated milk 2 eggs 1/2 cup...

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake 6 Tbsp butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups Self-Raising Flour 1/2 tsp bicarb soda 2 Tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup boiling water 1. Beat butter and sugar to a cream. 2. Add lightly beaten egg and vanilla. Beat...

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1 cup raw sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 Tbsp cider vinegar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup water Mix dry ingredients. Add the wet ingredients and microwave on medium high...

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Photo by Mem Chocolate Cake in a Mug 4 Tablespoons self-raising flour 4 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa 1 egg 3 Tablespoons milk 3 Tablespoons oil 1 mug Place flour into mug, add sugar and cocoa; mix. Spoon in 1 egg; mix. Pour in milk and oil; mix well....

Chocolate Cinnamon Cake

Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Serves 6 125g unsalted butter, chopped 250g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup strong black coffee 2 tsp vanilla extract 6 eggs, separated 1/2 cup caster sugar 200g almond meal 2 tsp ground cinnamon Sifted cocoa, for dusting 1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Line the base and...

Chocolate Date Cake

Chocolate Date Cake 300g silken firm tofu 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 cup pitted dates, chopped 1 1/3 soymilk Frosting 1 cup pitted dates, chopped 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease...

Chocolate Easter Cake

Chocolate Easter Cake Preparation time: 25 mins plus 2 hours refrigeration Cooking time: 1 hour 10 mins Makes a 23cm-round cake 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup...

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Serves 12 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup milk 1 cup choc-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) 80 small solid chocolate Easter...

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup milk 1 cup choc-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) 80 small solid chocolate Easter eggs 1....

Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Lava Cakes Makes 8 180g dark chocolate, chopped 250g butter, chopped plain flour, for dusting 4 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 plain flour, sifted double cream and cocoa powder, to serve 1. Place choclate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on Medium-high (75%) for 1 to...

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake Serves 4 500g dark chocolate 2 Tbsp golden syrup 125g unsalted butter 4 eggs 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1 Tbsp plain flour, sifted Melted chocolate, to decorate Chocolate sorbet, to serve Coffee Mascarpone: 200g mascarpone cheese 2 Tbsp instant coffee 2 Tbsp pure icing sugar 1....

Chocolate Mousse Fridge Cake

Chocolate Mousse Fridge Cake 165g packet Maltesers, crushed 250g mascarpone cheese 200ml thickened cream, whipped 2 x 220g packets White Choc & Macadamia Cottage Cookies 2/3 cup Bailey’s Irish cream liqueur Chocolate Mousse: 300g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/4 cup caster sugar 3/4...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake This cake does not contain flour. Cake can be made 3 days ahead; store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 125g soft vegan margarine (i.e. Nuttlex) 1 cup castor sugar 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla essence or extract 1/2 cup Dutch cocoa 1/2 cup hot water 2 teaspoons (10ml) fresh lemon juice 1 cup soy or rice milk 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 250g (9 oz) unsalted butter 250g (9 oz) dark chocolate, broken 2 Tbsp instant espresso coffee powder 150g (5 1/2 oz) self-raising flour 60g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda 550g (2 1/2 cups) sugar 4 eggs 2 Tbsp oil 125ml (1/2 cup) buttermilk...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 500ml milk 625g butter 500g dark chocolate 825g sugar 750g eggs 15ml vanilla essence 15ml rum 550g bakers flour (50/50 self-raising flour, plain flour) 75g cocoa powder 10g salt 10g bi-carb soda 1. Heat milk and butter. Remove from heat add chopped chocolate. Stir until fully...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 350g dark chocolate pieces 225g butter 600ml water 3 eggs 400g castor sugar 400g self raising flour # Grease and line a 23cm/9″ round cake tin. Preheat oven to 170C/325F. # In a saucepan over low heat, heat chocolate, butter and water. Stir frequently until melted...

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake 160g plain flour 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 140ml extra virgin olive oil 140g caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 140ml orange juice 1 Tbsp grated orange rind 2 Tbsp golden syrup 1/2 cup apricot jam 2...

Chocolate Pecan Cake

Chocolate Pecan Cake 1 1/4 cup self raising flour 50g dark chocolate (melts/bits) 1 tablespoon standard flour 150g butter 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 1/4 tablespoon milk powder 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup ground pecans 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons...

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Cake To Prepare Tins: 1 Tbsp softened butter 1 tab flour 2 tsp cocoa Cake: 150gm unsalted butter 6eggs 1cup sugar 1tsp vanilla 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cocoa Raspberry Cream: 300 ml thickened cream 1/4 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries Chocolate...

Chocolate Ripple Cake

Chocolate Ripple Cake 300ml cream 1 tsp castor sugar Vanilla essence 1 pack Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple Biscuits Crushed nuts, grated chocolate or seasonal berries to decorate 1. Add sugar and a drop of vanilla essence to the cream and whip until very stiff. 2. Join biscuits together by standing...

Chocolate Roll

Chocolate Roll Serves 10 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 5 eggs, separated 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 2 x 120g punnets raspberries 250ml (1 cup) thickened cream 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, to dust 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Grease a 23cm x 33cm shallow baking tray. Line the...

Chocolate Roulade

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Roulade 3 eggs 1/2 cup castor sugar (with 1/3 cup removed for actual cake) 1/4 cup flour 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder 300ml whipping cream Vanilla Strawberry jam 6 strawberries Extra cocoa/icing sugar to dust 1. Preheat oven to 200c (180c fan forced). 2. Grease...

Chocolate Rum Cake

Chocolate Rum Cake 1 1/4 cups flour 4 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 150g firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/4 cup rum 300ml thickened cream 1/2 block grated chocolate 1. Preheat...

Chocolate Spiral Cake

Chocolate Spiral Cake You can make this cake 2 days ahead (serves 8-10) 3/4 cup (110g) plain flour 1 tablespoon icing sugar 50g butter/margarine 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon water, approximately 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 150g dark chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup (60ml) brandy 1/4 cup...

Chocolate, Almond and Date Cake

Chocolate, Almond and Date Cake Makes 1 x 23cm cake 250g dark cooking chocolate 2 vanilla beans 250g unsalted butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 6 eggs, separated 200g fresh dates, finely chopped 200g ground almonds Icing sugar, for dusting 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a deep 23cm round...

Chocolate, Cheese and Walnut Cake

Chocolate, Cheese and Walnut Cake 90g butter 185g packaged cream cheese 2/3 cup castor sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2/3 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 plain flour 3/4 SR flour 1/4 cup cocoa 3/4 cup milk Grease a 20cm round cake tin or baba pan. Cream...

Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake This is a very fruity cake, which can have brandy or sherry added if you wish. It’s fine without as well! 225g butter 1 cup sugar grated rind of one lemon 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp each cinnamon, ground ginger and mixed spice 1 tsp Gluten Free...

Christmas Pavlova

Christmas Pavlova Serves 8 8 eggwhites 440g caster sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cornflour 40g icing sugar, sifted, plus 1 tablespoon extra 6ooml cream 200g mascarpone 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup frozen mixed berries, pureed 2 cups fresh mixed berries (such as red currants, strawberries, raspberries and cherries), halved...

Christmas Wreath Cake

Christmas Wreath Cake This recipe can be made three months ahead. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 3 rings (85g) glace pineapple, chopped coarsely 1/2 cup (125g) coarsely chopped glace apricots 1 cup (160g) dates 1/2 cup (150g) glace figs, quartered 1/2 cup (100g) red glace cherries...

Cinnamon and Apple Teacake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Cinnamon and Apple Teacake Melted butter to grease 180g butter, at room temp 155g (3/4 cup) caster sugar 2 eggs 300g (2 cups) self raising flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 185ml (3/4 cup) milk 1 large red apple, quartered, cored, cut into 4mm thick wedges...

Coconut Tea Cake

Coconut Tea Cake 125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup brewed tea, cooled 1/2 cup desiccated coconut Icing: 1 cup icing sugar, sifted 15g butter 1 to 2 Tablespoons brewed tea, hot toasted desiccated coconut, to sprinkle over icing 1. Beat...

Coconut Tea Cake

Coconut Tea Cake 125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup brewed tea, cooled 1/2 cup desiccated coconut Icing: 1 cup icing sugar, sifted 15g butter 1 to 2 Tablespoons brewed tea, hot Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl...