Carrot Cake with Lemon Buttercream

This is my favourite Carrot Cake recipe because it is flop proof and super easy. I adapted it from my friend Jess’ recipe that she turned into cupcakes over here. Carrot Cake with Lemon Buttercream 3 large eggs 375ml brown sugar 250ml oil 625ml flour […]

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

If you follow me on social media, you may have picked up that my family and I spent an amazing weekend away in McGregor earlier this month. This was part of a media educational that we were invited to and we will blog about it […]

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Banana Coconut Bundt Cake

Every now and then I find a recipe that I saved to my phone ages ago and when I look at it I’m like, “really? You want to include that many weird ingredients or require that many steps to complete!? No thanks!” Of the 3 […]

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Exploring Cape Town: High Tea

High teas at hotels have been my sister’s favourite way of celebrating milestone birthdays and events in the life of our family. So, I’ve had the privilege of experiencing the decadence and delight of high tea at four top hotels over the past few years. […]

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Cookie Monster Cake

Cookie Monster Cake Topic for Day 6 #WritersBootCampZA: Inspired by art As someone who studied Art (both Graphic and Fine) in Matric and then went on to get a Diploma in Multimedia Design I have been influenced by art and artists for far longer than […]

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Lemon Velvet Cake

In the hustle and bustle of life I missed my own 3rd blogaversary. Happy belated birthday to Rumtumtiggs! Yay! This made me realize that I have never actually done a basic baking requirements post and filled you in on essential kitchen supplies to ensure perfect […]

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Banoffee Cake

My mom asked me to make her a banana, caramel and cream cake a few weeks ago and since she seems to be enjoying my baking now more than ever before, I happily complied. We (my family) used to call this kind of cake a […]

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Cinnamon Pound Cake

Cinnamon must be one of the most comforting flavours in the world. The smell brings back memories of pancakes, Christmas and a cosy bed. I was doing some research earlier this week about the idea of eating like our grandparents used to eat and I came across […]

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Coconut Banana Cake

There are some cakes that need to be made in advance as they get better as they mature over a few days and this is one of those recipes. The lemon glaze seals the cake beautifully so you lose none of the moisture but the […]

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Moist Dark Chocolate Cake

How many chocolate cake recipes do you have in various cookbooks, online or saved to your computer? I have at least 20 different recipes and while they are all nice, only a handful are what can be called delicious in my opinion. Some recipes are […]

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