Category: Cakes

Coffee Continental Cake

Coffee Continental Cake Cake: 4 eggs, separated 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup SR flour 125g dark chocolate, grated Toasted flaked almonds, cocoa powder and chocolate-coated coffee beans, to decorate Icing: 1 cup thickened cream 2 tsp caster sugar 2 tsp drinking chocolate 1/2 tsp...

Coffee Fudge Cake

Coffee Fudge Cake 2 cups white self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup soft butter 3/4 cup soft brown sugar 6 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon instant coffee 1/2 cup milk Filling and Icing: 6 tablespoons soft butter 2 cups icing sugar sieved 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon...

Coffee Lamington Cake

Coffee Lamington Cake Serves 10 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 200g (1 1/3 cups) self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 45g (1/2 cup) desiccated coconut 2 Tbsp milk 60ml (1/4 cup) water 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar,...

Crumble Cake with Berries

Crumble Cake with Berries Serves 6 170g plain flour 85g caster sugar 85g unsalted butter 1 egg yolk 900g apples, peeled, cored, roughly chopped 110g light brown sugar 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 250g fresh or frozen mixed berries (redcurrants, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries) Topping: 1 1/2...

Crunchy Amber Torte

Photo by Jox Crunchy Amber Torte Cake: 125g butter 185g brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 egg + 1 extra egg yolk 185g self-raising flour 112ml milk Meringue: 2 egg whites 125g caster sugar Topping: 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup fine sliced almonds OR 1 Tbsp...

Custard Orange Cake

Photo by Jox Custard Orange Cake 2 cup (250g) Self Raising Flour 1/3 cup (40g) Custard Powder 80g butter, chopped 1 1/3 cup (340g) Castor Sugar 3 eggs 2 tsp finely grated orange rind 1 cup (250ml) orange juice Cream Cheese Frosting: 125g cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp icing...

Dark Chocolate Cake

Dark Chocolate Cake 250 g all-purpose flour 400 g white sugar 65 g unsweetened cocoa 10 g baking soda 3 g baking powder 3 g salt 2 eggs 235 ml cold brewed coffee 235 ml milk 120 ml vegetable oil 10 ml vinegar 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees...

Date and Nut Roll

Date and Nut Roll 3/4 cup (90g) self-raising flour 3/4 cup plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda 1 tsp mixed spice 1 cup (125g) walnuts, chopped 100g butter 3/4 cup (140g) soft brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (280g) chopped dates 1egg, lightly beaten 1. Grease 2 17x8cm tube...

Death by Chocolate

Death by Chocolate Cake: 225g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 110g butter 150ml milk 10ml vanilla essence 2 eggs, separated at room temperature 225g dark brown sugar 150ml sour cream 250g self raising flour 5g baking flour Filling: 400g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 200g butter 50ml brandy Strawberry...

Death By Chocolate

Death By Chocolate Serves 12 Cocoa Meringue: 4 egg whites 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/8 teaspoon salt 10 ounces (284 g.) caster sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted 1 Tablespoon cornflour Chocolate Mousse: 6 ounces (170 g.) plain chocolate, broken into 1/2-ounce (14 g.) pieces 12 fluid ounces...

Devil’s Chocolate Cake

Devil’s Chocolate Cake 2 1/4 cups self-raising flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1 3/4 cups caster sugar 150g butter, softened 1 cup water 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 x 300ml carton cream, whipped coca powder for dusting Icing: 75g dark chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon...

Diabetic Boiled Carrot Cake

Diabetic Boiled Carrot Cake 1 cup grated carrot 3/4 cup sultanas 2 teaspoons mixed spice 3/4 cup apple juice 1 1/2 cups SR flour 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup water Place the first four ingredients in saucepan, stir over heat until well mixed. Bring to boil, cover and...

Diabetic Christmas Cake

Diabetic Christmas Cake 1 1/2 cups sultanas 1/2 cup raisins 2 tablespoons brandy 1-tablespoon water 1 cup sieved pumpkin (no lumps) 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup apple concentrate 1/2 cup skim or low fat milk 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1-teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 cup white...

Diabetic Fruit Cake

Diabetic Fruit Cake 500g mixed dried fruit 250ml apricot nectar 1 teaspoon honey 250g mashed pumpkin 225g raising flour 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon carb soda Grease a loaf tin and line with paper. Combine fruit, nectar and honey in a saucepan take to the boil and reduce...

Dirt Cake

Dirt Cake 560 g chocolate sandwich cookies with creme filling 55 g butter, softened 224 g cream cheese, softened 120 g confectioners’ sugar 5 ml vanilla extract 218.4 g instant chocolate pudding mix 710 ml milk 336 g frozen whipped topping, thawed 15 gummi worms 1. Put the cookies...

Double Chocolate Cake

Double Chocolate Cake Serves 6-8 200g dark chocolate 150g unsalted butter, chopped into cubes 3 eggs, separated 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa powder Creamy Chocolate Icing: 250g dark cooking chocolate, broken into pieces 150m1 pure cream 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan-forced). Grease and line a...

Double Chocolate Cake

Double Chocolate Cake 125g butter, softened 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2 Tablespoons custard powder 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup water 1. Turn oven to 180c. 2. Grease a 23cm cake tin. 3. Mix butter, sugar, eggs, flour, custard powder and cocoa....

Double Chocolate Mud Cake

Double Chocolate Mud Cake melted butter, for greasing 200g butter, chopped 200g good quality dark chocolate, chopped 30g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder, sifted 2 tbsp espresso instant coffee powder 60ml (1/4 cup) water 1 tsp vanilla extract 220g (1 cup) caster sugar 3 eggs, room temperature 115g (3/4 cup)...

Double-Decker Mud Cake

Photo by Jox Double-Decker Mud Cake 250g butter, chopped 150g white chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 1 cup (250ml) milk 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, beaten lightly 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon sherry...

Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley   Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake 8.5 oz / 240g dark cooking chocolate, preferably 70% cocoa, broken into pieces 1 3/4 cup / 385g caster sugar (can use normal sugar) 9 oz / 250g / 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups / 312 ml milk...

Easy Christmas Pudding

Easy Christmas Pudding 3 cups Mixed Fruit 2/3 cup Pitted Prunes, chopped 1/2 Cup Walnuts, chopped Juice and grated rind of 1 orange 1/3 cup brandy 2 eggs 2/3 cup thickened cream 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 Teaspoon...

Easy Date Loaf

Photo by chocone Easy Date Loaf 1 1/2 cups chopped pitted dates 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons margarine 1 cup water 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup self raising wholemeal flour 1/2 cup self raising white flour Place dates, sugar, margarine, water in saucepan. Bring to boil, reduce heat,...

Easy Vanilla Butter Cake

Easy Vanilla Butter Cake Melted butter, to grease 450g (3 cups) self-raising flour 150g (1 cup) plain flour 440g (2 cups) caster sugar 300g butter, cubed, at room temperature 310ml (1 1/4 cups) milk 6 eggs, at room temperature 3 tsp vanilla essence Preheat oven to 140°C. Position a...

Egg Free Banana and Carrot Bread

Egg Free Banana and Carrot Bread 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour 2 tablespoons soya flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon mixed spice 4 tablespoons soft brown sugar 1/2 cup soft vegetable margarine 1/2 cup soya milk 1 medium banana 1 medium carrot 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Sieve together...

Eggless Sponge

Eggless Sponge 225g Self Raising Wholemeal Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 175g Caster Sugar 6 Tbsp Sunflower Oil 240ml Water 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 4 Tbsp Strawberry or Raspberry Jam Icing sugar for dusting 1. Preheat the oven to 180C and grease two 20cm/8 inch tins and line them...

Expresso Syrup Cake

Expresso Syrup Cake 3 teaspoons dry instant coffee 1 tablespoon hot water 3 eggs teaspoon Vanilla Essence 3/4 cup castor sugar 1 cup self- raising flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 150g butter or margarine, melted Grease slice pan or cake tin. Combine coffee and water, stir until dissolved. Beat...

Fat Free Chocolate Mud Cake

Fat Free Chocolate Mud Cake 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 cups castor flour 1 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 25 prunes (pitted) 1 cup tinned or cooked apple 2 cups skim milk 3 egg whites 1. Sift dry ingredients together. 2. Beat egg whites until firm....

Flourless Chocolate and Orange Cake

Flourless Chocolate and Orange Cake Serves 12 2 Valencia oranges 200g dark chocolate, chopped 100g butter, chopped 8 eggs 1 1/3 cups (300g) caster sugar 3 cups (300g) almond meal Double cream, to serve Icing sugar, to serve 1. Place the oranges in a saucepan. Cover with water and...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Flourless Chocolate Cake 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup water 150g dark eating chocolate, melted 150g butter, melted 1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup hazelnut meal or almond meal 4 eggs, separated 1. Preheat oven to 180/160c fan forced. Grease deep 20cm...

Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake

Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake 1/2 cup espresso coffee (double shot) 260gm butter 180gm almond meal 9 eggs (separated) 460gm dark, bitter chocolate 260gm castor sugar Melt butter, sugar and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat, watching carefully. Take off heat once melted, and before it gets cold add...

Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 1/3 cup (80ml) hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 1/3 cups, 275g firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup, 110g hazelnut meal 4 eggs, separated 1. Preheat oven to moderate (180°C). Grease a deep 20cm round...

Flourless Fruit Cake

Flourless Fruit Cake 450g Mincemeat (Fruitmince) 350g Dried mixed fruits 115g Ready-to-eat dried apricots, chopped 115g Ready-to-eat dried figs, chopped 115g Glace cherries, halved 115g Walnuts pieces 225g Cornflakes, crushed 4 Eggs, lightly beaten 410g Evaporated milk 5ml Mixed spice 5ml Baking powder Mixed glace fruits, chopped to decorate...

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 1/3 cup (80ml) hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g butter, melted 1 1/3 cups (275g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup (125g) hazelnut meal 4 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, extra 1. Preheat oven to moderate. Grease deep...

Flourless Hazelnut Torte

Flourless Hazelnut Torte 360g best quality cooking bittersweet chocolate 30g soft unsalted butter 30g castor sugar 12 eggs, separated 1/2 cup hazelnuts Cocoa powder / grated chocolate / fresh berries to garnish 1. Preheat oven to 150c. Grease and line a 26-28cm spring form cake tin with greaseproof paper....

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake 150g almond meal 8 tbsp sweetener 4 large eggs, separated zest of two med sized lemons 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Pinch salt Preheat oven to 190C. Butter and flour an 18cm cake pan and line the bottom with baking paper. Combine the almond meal with...

Flourless Orange Cake

Flourless Orange Cake 3 oranges 9 eggs 350g caster sugar 350g almond meal 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence whipped cream, to serve Orange Syrup: 2/3 cup water 2/3 cup sugar 1 orange, rind zested and flesh segmented 1. Place oranges into a medium sized saucepan; add enough water to the...

Flourless Orange, Almond and Poppyseed Cake

Flourless Orange, Almond and Poppyseed Cake 2 oranges 6 eggs 250gm almond meal 250gm castor sugar 1tsp baking powder 1/4 cup poppyseeds Place oranges in a pot of water, cover and boil for two hours. Break oranges open and remove pips, then place the segments in a blender with...

Foolproof Pavlova

Foolproof Pavlova 4 egg whites 1 cup castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp white vinegar Beat egg whites with 1/3 cup of sugar until stiff. Gradually add all sugar and beat well until all the sugar is dissolved. Add vanilla and vinegar. Beat for 1 minute. Pile mixture...

Frosted Zucchini Carrot Cake

Frosted Zucchini Carrot Cake 100g butter, chopped 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated carrot 1/2 cup sultanas 1 x 200g tub vanilla flavoured yoghurt 2 cups self-raising flour orange rind to decorate FROSTING 1 x 250g...

Fruit and Nut Ice-Cream Cake

Fruit and Nut Ice-Cream Cake Serves 8 375g Sunbeam Mixed Dried Fruit 3/4 cup hot strong coffee 400g packet chocolate sponge roll 2 litres good-quality vanilla ice-cream 3/4 cup roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped drinking chocolate, to serve 1. Heat coffee and fruit in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring,...

Fruitcake

Fruitcake This rich, spicy fruitcake made a week or even a month or two before Christmas will mature and ripen to a truly festive dessert. 375g packet raisins 375g packet sultanas 250g packet currants 125g mixed peel 125g glace cherries, halved 6 dried apricots, 6 nectarines, 6 peaches, diced...

Fudge Cake

Fudge Cake 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 cup of caster sugar 1 cup of water 1 tsp imitation vanilla essence 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1/2 cup vegetable oil Turn oven to 180c. Dust the inside of the tin with flour. Put flour, cocoa, sugar...

Gateau Opera

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Gateau Opera Serves 6 85g caster sugar 3 eggs 3 eggwhites 100g almond meal 30g plain flour, sifted 1/4 tsp baking powder 150g dark chocolate, melted, cooled Butter Cream: 55g caster sugar 2 egg yolks 3 tsp instant coffee powder 140g unsalted...

Gingerbread

Gingerbread Makes 1 large loaf. 150g margarine 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup treacle 1/2 cup honey 2 eggs 3/4 cup sour cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups self raising flour 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp all spice 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp...

Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Cake

Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Cake 2 small thin-skinned oranges, approx. 375g total weight (or 1 large) 6 eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 200g ground almonds 250g caster sugar 50g cocoa orange peel (for decoration) 1. Put the whole orange or oranges in a pan...

Gluten Free Coconut Cake

Photo by Sares Gluten Free Coconut Cake 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups GF flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp xanthan gum (if your GF flour has xanthan then leave it out) 1 cup canola oil 1 cup coconut milk (not low fat)...

Gluten-Free Lamingtons

Gluten-Free Lamingtons 1 cup gluten-free polenta 125g butter, at room temp 1/2 cup castor sugar 2 eggs 1 Tbsp finely grated orange rind 2 Tbsp orange juice 1 cup almond meal 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder 2 cups desiccated coconut Grease a 18 x 28 rectangular slice pan. Line...

Gooey Chocolate Cake with Raspberries

Gooey Chocolate Cake with Raspberries Serves 8 Topping: 100g good quality dark chocolate 150g raspberry jam 125ml cream Cake: 30g good quality cocoa powder 60ml milk 1/2 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 90g raspberry jam 115g butter, softened 65g caster sugar 2 medium eggs 125g plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons...

Grated Chocolate Roll

Photo by Julie O’Malley Grated Chocolate Roll 4 eggs, separated 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 Tbsp hot water 60g dark chocolate, grated 1/2 cup SR flour 1-2 Tbsp caster sugar, extra Vanilla Cream: 3/4 cup thickened cream 2 tsp icing sugar mixture 1 tsp vanilla extract/essence Grease 25 x...

Hawaiian Macadamia Cake

Hawaiian Macadamia Cake 3 cups (375g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups (185g) caster sugar 1 cup (90g) desiccated coconut 5 eggs, lightly beaten 440g (14oz) can crushed pineapple in syrup 1 1/2 cups (375ml) vegetable oil 3/4 cup (100g) macadamia nuts, chopped Preheat oven to...

Healthy Diabetic Christmas Cake

Healthy Diabetic Christmas Cake 2 cup Wholewheat flour 2 tsp Baking powder 1/4 tsp Salt 1/3 cup Low-fat margarine 1 cup Mixed dark and light raisins 1/2 cup Almonds, chopped 1/2 cup Hazelnuts, chopped Rind of 1 orange fine grated 1 3/4 cup Grated carrots 1/2 tsp Mixed baking...

Honey and Spice Cake

Honey and Spice Cake Makes 15 Squares 75g clear, runny honey 225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 75g golden caster sugar Finely grated zest of 1 small orange Finely grated zest of 1 small lemon 110g butter,...

Honey Cake

Honey Cake 50g butter 1/2 tsp mixed spice 25g sugar 1 egg 125g honey 2 Tbsp milk 175g S.R Flour 25g flaked almonds 1 Tbsp honey, extra # Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and line an 18cm springform pan. # Melt honey, sugar and butter over low heat. #...

Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing

Photo by Julie O’Malley Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing 1/2 cup coconut 125g butter 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons honey 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup milk # Line a selected tin with baking paper and grease (19cm x 29cm lamington pan,...

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Serves 8-12 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup SR flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp bicarb 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups mashed banana (2 large ripe) 3/4 cup undrained crushed pineapple 100g cream cheese, softened 3/4...

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice 2 cups diced bananas 1 cup chopped pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1....

Jaffa Tea Loaf

Jaffa Tea Loaf melted butter 140g unsalted butter, soft 200g self-raising flour 250g caster sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 6 Tbsp milk 3 large eggs grated rind of 1 orange 3-4 Tbsp fresh orange juice 75-100g dark cooking chocolate Preheat oven to 160°C. Brush a loaf tin with...

Kitty Litter Cake

Kitty Litter Cake When done well, Kitty Litter Cake looks as gross as it sounds. 1 box spice cake mix or German chocolate cake mix 1 box of white cake mix 1 package white sandwich cookies 1 large package vanilla instant pudding mix A few drops green food colouring...

Kouign Amann

Kouign Amann 1 cup lukewarm water (about 40-50C) 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 – 2 1/4 cups of plain flour 3/4 teaspoons salt 125g ice-cold salted butter 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 Tablespoons salted butter melted, spike with a healthy pinch of fleur de sel (or any good...

Lamington Pavlova

Recipe and Photo by Sares Lamington Pavlova 6 egg whites 2 1/4 cups sugar pinch salt 1 Tablespoon cornflour 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 300ml cream 200g dark chocolate 1 punnet strawberries, sliced in half 1 cup strawberry jam 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1....

Lamingtons

Lamingtons Makes 15 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons butter, softened 100g (2/3 cup) self-raising flour 2 tablespoons cornflour 500g (3 1/4 cups) pure icing sugar 50g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder 170g (2 cups) desiccated coconut 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Grease...

Lamingtons

Lamingtons 6 eggs 2/3 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup cornflour 1/2 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 2 cups (180g) coconut, approximately Icing: 4 cups (500g) icing sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 15g butter, melted 2/3 cup milk Grease 23cm square slab pan. Beat eggs in medium bowl with...

Layered Chocolate Sponge

Layered Chocolate Sponge 1 x 175g sponge cake 6 x 62g tubs NESTLE Diet Chocolate Mousse 3 tsp cocoa powder, sifted 3 Tbsp diet strawberry jam 1/4 cup (60ml) water 200g fresh seasonal berries cocoa powder, extra, to serve 1. Use a serrated knife to cut cake horizontally into...

Lemon and Sour Cream Syrup Cake

Lemon and Sour Cream Syrup Cake Serves 8 melted butter, to grease 125g butter, at room temperature 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 2 eggs 1 x 300g ctn sour cream 1 Tbsp finely grated lemon rind 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour 150g (1 cup) plain flour 60ml (1/4 cup)...

Lemon and Yogurt Cake

Lemon and Yogurt Cake 2 medium lemons 100g butter 100g caster sugar 2 eggs 160g (2/3 cup yogurt) 175g sifted SR flour extra 50g caster sugar 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Grease a 20cm ring pan with melted butter. 3. Finely grate lemon rind and reserve juice. 4....

Lemon Coconut Cake

Lemon Coconut Cake 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup caster sugar 4 large eggs 2 cups shredded coconut 1 cup self raising flour sifted Syrup: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon rosewater (optional) Cream butter and sugar until light...

Lemon Sour Cream Cake

Lemon Sour Cream Cake Three bar tins approx 150mm x 60mm x 70mm, or one medium springform pan approx 19cm. Line with paper. 220g butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 Tbsp fresh lemon zest 3 cups of sifted flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking...

Lemon Sour Cream Cake

Lemon Sour Cream Cake 250g Butter 2 teaspoon grated Lemon Rind 2 1/4 cups Caster Sugar 6 eggs 1/4 cup Self Raising Flour 2 cups Plain Flour 3/4 cup Sour Cream # Cream butter, lemon rind and sugar until light and fluffy. # Beat in eggs one at a...

Lettuce Cake with Lemon Frosting

Lettuce Cake with Lemon Frosting 1 cup lettuce, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp mace 1/8 tsp ginger 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup corn oil 1 1/2 tsp lemon peel, grated 2 eggs 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped Sift...

Light and Easy Boiled Fruit Cake

Light and Easy Boiled Fruit Cake 375g mixed fruit 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 cup water 125g butter 1/2 sherry 2 eggs 2 tablespoons marmalade 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Place fruit, sugar, spice, water and butter...

Lime and Buttermilk Cake

Lime and Buttermilk Cake 250g butter, softened 2 limes, rind finely grated, juiced 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, separated 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 210ml buttermilk Lime Icing: 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp milk 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp lime juice 1. Preheat oven to...

Lime and Passionfruit Sponge

Lime and Passionfruit Sponge 185g self-raising flour 185g butter, softened at room temperature 185g caster sugar grated zest of 2 limes 3 eggs, beaten juice of 1 lime icing sugar, for dusting Filling: 250g mascarpone 3 passionfruit 3-4 tablespoons icing sugar, sifted Preheat oven to 170°C (150°C fan-forced). Grease...

Lime and Pistachio Tea Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Lime and Pistachio Tea Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting 220g soft unsalted butter 180g caster sugar 3 eggs 200g self raising flour 90g plain flour rind of 1 lime, finely grated 1/4 cup lime juice 1/3 cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped Frosting: 200g cream cheese 110g caster sugar 1/2...

Lumberjack Cake

Lumberjack Cake 2 green apples 185g dates, chopped 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 cup boiling water 125g butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Topping: 60g butter 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/3 cup...

Luscious Mocha Fudge Cake

Luscious Mocha Fudge Cake 25 mins preparation 40-45 mins baking, plus cooling Serves 10-12 150g dark cooking chocolate, melted 8 teaspoons coffee and chicory essence 125g unsalted butter 125g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 125g (1 cup) ground almonds 60g (1 cup) fresh brown breadcrumbs 4 large eggs, separated ICING:...

Madeira Cake

Madeira Cake 175g butter, at room temperature 175g caster sugar 3 large eggs 250g self-raising flour 3 tbsp (approx) full-cream milk 1 lemon, zest only 1-2 thin pieces of candied citron or lemon peel, to decorate # Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Grease an 18cm/7in round cake tin, line...

Mango Fruit Cake

Mango Fruit Cake 1 x 425g Mango slices in natural Juice 500g Mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons bi carbonate of soda 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 eggs – lightly beaten Grease a 15cm x 25cm loaf pan. Line base and sides with baking...

Mango Upside-Down Cake

Mango Upside-Down Cake 2 cups ripe mangoes, sliced 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup shortening 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup milk 1-1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder Pour lemon juice over mangoes and...

Mangomisu

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mangomisu Serves 6 500g mascarpone cheese 600ml thickened cream 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar 2 egg yolks 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 1/2 cup (125ml) Grand Marnier Juice of 2 oranges 300g savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) 3 mangoes, flesh sliced 1cm...

Mars Bar Cake

Mars Bar Cake 168g bittersweet chocolate 115g unsalted butter 60g all-purpose flour 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites 100g white sugar 100g chocolate covered nougat and almonds 30ml heavy cream Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan. In the...

Mars Bar Chocolate Cake

Mars Bar Chocolate Cake 230 g butter 8 mars bars 2 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 1/4 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 cup SR flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla Melt butter and mars bars. Then slowly fold in rest of ingredients. Bake at 180’C for 45 mins....

Mars Bar Mud Cake

Mars Bar Mud Cake Serves 16 400g butter, chopped 400g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 cups caster sugar 6 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 2 x 60g Mars Bars, chilled, chopped double thick cream, to serve (optional) 1. Preheat oven to 160°C....

Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake

Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake Serves 8 This cake is best made using a food processor, as you can simply add everything and blitz it up together, but you can easily make it by hand if you buy ground almonds and grate the chocolate into the mix. 200g good-quality dark...

Melt and Mix Banana Bread

Melt and Mix Banana Bread Makes approximately 24 slices 55g (1/4 cup) firmly packed brown sugar 30g (1/4 cup) almonds, chopped 375ml sour cream 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 125g unsalted butter, melted 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp baking...

Melt and Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake

Melt and Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake 200g butter chopped 300g good quality dark chocolate (please use good quality) 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self raising flour 1. Preheat oven to 160c. Great and line a...

Melt-and-Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake

Melt-and-Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake 200g butter, chopped 300g good-quality dark chocolate 1/4 cup hot water 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self-raising flour pure icing sugar, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 6cm...

Middle Eastern Orange and Almond Cake

Middle Eastern Orange and Almond Cake 2 large oranges 6 eggs 2 1/2 cups almond meal 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 1/2 cup water zest of 1 orange 1. Wash the oranges and scrub skins. Put whole oranges into pan, cover with water and boil for 2 hours or...

Middle Eastern Orange Cake with Marmalade and Orange Flower Cream

Photo by Julie O’Malley Middle Eastern Orange Cake with Marmalade and Orange Flower Cream 1 Orange 3 Eggs 250g Caster Sugar 55g Plain Flour, Sifted 5ml (1 tsp) Baking Powder 200g freshly ground Almonds Icing sugar for dusting For The Cream: 55g Fine-shred Orange Marmalade 125g Mascarpone Cheese 30ml...

Milk Chocolate Mud Cake

Milk Chocolate Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g Cooking Chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 3/4 cups caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups self raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup Cocoa, sifted 1. Preheat oven to 160ºC conventional 140ºC...

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake 250g butter 150g dark chocolate 2 cups sugar 1 cup hot water 1/3 cup whisky 1 Tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 cup SR flour 1/4 cup cocoa 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1. Grease a 23cm square slab pan, line base with paper....

Mixed Berry Layered Pavlova

Mixed Berry Layered Pavlova Serves 6-8 150ml egg whites (approximately 4) 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 4 cups cream, whipped 2 x 120g punnets raspberries 2 x 120g punnets blueberries Preheat the oven to 120C. Place the egg whites in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat until...

Mocha Hazelnut Mud Cake

Mocha Hazelnut Mud Cake 1/2 cup cocoa powder, sifted 2 Tbsp instant coffee powder 1/2 cup hot water 1 1/2 x 200g blocks dark chocolate, chopped 300g unsalted butter, chopped 8 eggs, separated 2 2/3 cups caster sugar 2 x 100g packets hazelnut meal 2 Tbsp coffee-flavoured liqueur 1...

Moist Banana Rice Cake

Moist Banana Rice Cake Serves: 6-8 1/2 cup (cooked) Sushi Rice 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 3/4 cup (165g) castor sugar 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup (180ml) vegetable oil 3/4 cup (90g) chopped walnuts...

Moist Chocolate Cake

Moist Chocolate Cake Serves 10 Cake batter: 1 cup water 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 125g butter 1/2 cup Cocoa 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 1/4 cups self raising flour, sifted 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1. Preheat oven to 190ºC conventional or 170ºC fan forced. Line a 20cm...

Moist Orange Cake

Moist Orange Cake 155g butter 2 tsp grated orange rind 2/3 cup castor sugar 3 eggs 1 1/4 cups S.R. flour 1/4 cup milk or orange juice # Grease 20cm cake pan. # Combine all ingredients together in large bowl. Mix with electric mixer until mixture is smooth, about...

Molten Chocolate Cake

Molten Chocolate Cake Serves 4 125g butter; plus a little for buttering the molds 112g bittersweet chocolate 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons flour; plus a little more for dusting 1. In the top of a double boiler set over simmering water; heat the butter...

Mud Cake

Mud Cake 300g dark chocolate, chopped 250g butter, cut into pieces 2 tbsp espresso-strength coffee 200g caster sugar 6 large eggs, separated 100g plain flour cocoa powder or icing sugar Melt chocolate, butter and coffee in a bowl over simmering water. Cool. Beat sugar and egg yolks until pale....

Mud Cake

Photo by Alecia Mud Cake 500g dark chocolate 125g butter 6 eggs 1/4 cup plain flour 1. Pre-heat oven to 200c. Line a 22cm springform tin with baking paper or foil. 2. Melt chocolate and butter together in a saucepan over a gentle heat, or microwave on medium power,...

Mud Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mud Cake 150g dark cooking choc, melted 8 tsp coffee & chicory essence 125g unsalted butter 125g caster sugar 125g ground almonds 60g fresh breadcrumbs 4 large eggs, separated Icing: 200g dark cooking choc 125ml sour cream whipped cream to serve 1. Preheat oven to...

One-Bowl Easy Chocolate Cake

One-Bowl Easy Chocolate Cake 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup milk (may need extra) 2 eggs 3 tablespoons melted butter 5ml vanilla essence Icing: 60g soft butter, chopped 3/4 cup icing sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1 tablespoon milk 1. Place all ingredients...