Tag Archives: Cake

Gluten free carrot loaf

id not even realise! A Sean Armstrong recipe, with a reduction in the sugar used. Sometimes I also use half and half amaranth flour and brown rice as a variation. I also use rice bran oil instead of the recommend … Continue reading

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Low fat and tasty – Blueberry bran muffins

These tasty and low fat muffins worked really well as something to pop in your lunch box. They are best eaten within 4 days. This is another recipe from Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand. Again I recommend buying this … Continue reading

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Chocolate courgette cake

This cake is out of Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand, a great cookbook I am slowly making my way through. The recipes are healthier than general baking, less use of butter and more gluten free options. Today I did … Continue reading

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Moroccan Honey and Mint Syrup Cake

This one is a stunner. It takes a bit of time and effort but worth it for the final result. It made it into the bottom tier of my wedding cake. It is a Dean Brettschneider recipe. It is a … Continue reading

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Chocolate brownie

Ingredients 200g butter 125g or more chocolate ½ cocoa 1 cup brown, 1 cup caster 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour salt Walnuts (optional) Method Melt butter, chocolate and cocoa over slow heat. Do not boil. Cool. Add … Continue reading

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My carrot cake

This is a recipe I can’t quite remember where I adapted it from but it has evolved over time. I love it so much it made it into the middle tier of my wedding cake. It is a lovely cake … Continue reading

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Deliciously moist orange and almond cake

In addition to the recipe below, I like to reduce down the water left from boiling the oranges with a bit of sugar to make a syrup. Along with some mascarpone this goes well with the cake. I also find … Continue reading

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