Category Archives: Cakes

Baked Cheesecake

Here is a slightly blurred photo of a Baked Cheesecake with raspberry coulis on top.  Easy enough to make and easier again to eat! and here comes the slice

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Tiramisu Layer Cake

I made this Tiramisu for my in-laws for Easter.  This was a delicious cake.  It has 3 layers – 2 plain sponge & 1 coffee sponge in the centre.  The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, coffee essence & baileys … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Cake

I made this cake for Easter Sunday.  It was really for all my nieces & nephews but a few adults indulged too!  I made it using a light sponge (no butter) 3 eggs, 3 oz caster sugar, 3 oz flour. … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Cake

This is a photo of an Easter Egg Cake my sister Aisling made with her daughter Catherine.  They tell me they used a pudding tin to get the shape right (and a good pinch of baking powder) to help it … Continue reading

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Snake Cake

I made this small cake for St. Patrick’s Day, just using a 9 inch round sponge tin, and cutting a circle out of the middle.  If I had more time, I would have made 2 tins and then a longer … Continue reading

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Banoffi Pie

I made Banoffi Pie for the first time yesterday.  It needs to set in the fridge for at least 24 hours before you add the banana, cream & chocolate flakes.  This came out pretty well if I do say so … Continue reading

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Birthday Clown Cake

This is a clown cake I made for my Godchild Marie on her first birthday.  It was a sponge with fruit (fresh strawberries) and cream filling.  I decorated with coloured sugarpaste and surrounded the cake with some large sweets.

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Guest Blog

I’m including a photo here of a HedgeHog Cake, this was made by my parents-in-law Dave & Angela – all credits to the dynamic duo!  This is a coffee cake, made with butter-icing.  Irel coffee (a uniquely Irish brand of … Continue reading

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Black Forest Gateau Cake

I made this Black Forest Gateau for the first time today, for New Years’ Day dessert.  This is easy enough to make, it is a butter-free cake, so it is nice and light.  The sponge is: 4 large eggs whisked … Continue reading

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Christmas Chocolate Log Cake

This year I followed Mary Berry’s recipe for the Christmas Chocolate Log Cake.  I would say that the sponge was delicious but the ganache was a little too rich and dark for me.  Even though I used chocolate which had … Continue reading

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