A Delicious Chocolate and Coffee Cake

Happy Easter ūüź£ Here is a delicious and easy to make chocolate and coffee cake recipe which certainly ticks all the boxes when you need a rich, moist and light chocolate sponge cake. I’ve made this cake for a family Easter gathering, but it would be perfect as a birthday cake too. And don’t worry…

Tiramisu Ice Cream 

Tiramisu is a beautiful simple dessert which is both rich and delicate, but as it is stinking hot at the moment (37C today) – think of the scene from the Wizard of Oz, when the wicked witch cries, “I’m melting; I’m melting.” – I’m craving ice cold desserts instead. But what if I tried to…

The Frozen Party to end all Frozen Parties

My daughter has just turned four and has a teeny tiny obsession with the movie Frozen…OK I may be underestimating that just a bit…she’s seriously¬†obsessed. I’m not usually into the whole princess Disney thing, but I can endure this movie as it is about the love between two sisters and not some stupid Prince Charming…

Chocolate and Pear Tart

It’s my birthday¬†today¬†(forty no less! – see Here¬†for my ramblings) and even though I have a strict ‘no cooking’ policy on my birthday, I’ve made an exception to make this decadent tart. I first tasted a chocolate and pear tart from a local Swiss patisserie a number of years ago and instantly fell in love…

Decadent chocolate mud cake

This chocolate mud cake recipe is legendary! I use it for most of my birthday cake creations as it’s very moist and dense and it is also really easy to carve or cut when making children’s birthday cakes. As it’s Easter, Miss Three has decided that this cake is a must. I’ve covered it in…