Archive of ‘Snack’ category

The Soda Experiment

I was never interested in science at school, not even a little bit. No experiments, no bunsen burners, no chemical reactions….nothing got my interest. Until recently, while browsing recipes of my beloved Bakerella I stumbled across a baking experiment that really caught my attention. Take 1 packet/boxed cake mix + a cup of sprite /(packet of […] Read more…

Decadent Chocolate Torte

After the previous post for my all time favourite cookie crust it was requested by a dear friend that I share the recipe for the complete pie in the photo’s not just the crust. So here it is, my recipe for chocolate torte. I should let you know before I go any further that one […] Read more…

My favourite cookie pie crust

I think we can all agree that what makes a good pie a great pie is the crust, am I right? I have to tell you that my all time favourite pie crust is one made with crushed up cookies. Not just any cookies but one that holds some sweet childhood memories. Scalliwags. Do you […] Read more…

My “Mock” Black Forrest cake

Although it came about somewhat by accident, this cake has fast become my all time favourite! One romantic day I had planned to make an extra special meal for my wonderful little family. As usual I asked if there were any special requests and the only one was that we have a fresh fruit salad […] Read more…

Chocolate Angel Food cake

Last week I asked you to stay tuned for my chocolate angel food cake adventure so without further ado, here it is 🙂 I found this chocolate angel food cake to be very light and slightly less sweet than its vanilla flavoured cousin. The reason for this would be the mild bitterness of the cocoa […] Read more…

Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake

Since my purchase of the wonderful little pot of vanilla paste, (if your only just joining us and not sure what I am referring to, click here for the full story) I have found myself searching and searching for something new and wonderful to make. It was in this searching that I discovered I had […] Read more…

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