A Sinister Chocolate Cake

Everyone has their own preference of cake; some like it airy, some like it dense, some like it rich, and some like it moist, and so on. As for me, I prefer mine moist and it can be difficult to find a recipe that gives me just that without it also being too rich nor […]

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Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients: 350g heavy cream (double cream) 500g semisweet/bittersweet chocolate (finely chopped) Methods: Method 1) Heat the cream UNTIL boiling point. Turn off heat. Pour over the chocolate and mix until smooth and shiny. Method 2) Combine both ingredients in a bowl and heat over a double boiler (bain marie). Stir until smooth and shiny. Allow to […]

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Coffee Buttercream

This is the simplest way to make buttercream. There are professional methods but this is the easy version that is just as delicious. Ingredients: 100g softened butter 300g icing sugar (confectioners sugar) 1 1/2 Tbs. coffee powder (dissolved in 1 1/2 tsp hot water, leave to cool) Method: Sift the icing sugar through a sieve […]

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Lemon Squares

Remember Kim Possible? The Disney animated series about a cheerleader who also happened to be a spy? I wasn’t an avid watcher of the show but whenever I switch on the television as a kid waiting for my favorite tv show, and KP was on, I’d sit down and watch it. I know what you’re […]

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White Chocolate Covered Carrot Cake

This is one of the simplest recipes of carrot cake I know, and if you’re the kind that is not into so much of the spice enhanced varieties, then this is for you. CARROT CAKE RECIPE Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of sugar (granulated or caster) 1 cup vegetable oil 3 medium sized eggs 2 cups […]

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