Gluten-Free Coconut and Pineapple Cake

Diary Free

Crushed Pineapple and Coconut are perfect companions in this refreshing tropical themed cake. The coconut combines with the batter to make a soft spongey crumb whilst the pineapple makes it super moist.   Its summer here in Australia and the warm days have already set-in.  This gorgeous and yet simple tea-cake is both refreshing and light…

Coffee Date Cake with Espresso Icing

 A deliciously moist cake with espresso-soaked dates, scattered walnuts and a silky espresso glaze. For the coffee addition, I like to use freshly brewed espresso coffee from the coffee machine.  You can get away with using instant coffee in the cake itself, but you will certainly appreciate using freshly brewed coffee in the glaze.  This…

Honey Puffs | Greek Donuts | λουκουμαδες

Vegetarian

Greek honey puffs (λουκουμαδες) served in a delicate rose-water scented honey syrup –  endowed with a golden, crispy shell, and an irresistible spongy, super-airy inner-casing.  You can choose to drizzle with the rosewater honey syrup or sprinkle with cinnamon and crushed walnuts or perhaps dust with icing sugar.   You could even dust with a…

Greek Tsoureki Recipe (Sweet Brioche Bread) | Τσουρεκι αφρατο

Greek Tsoureki is a captivating sweet brioche-style bread – light, pull apart and elastic, infused with a delicate touch of Mastiha, Mahlepi, Cardamom and Orange.   The smell of this Greek Yeast Mastic Bread brings me back to memories of some of my favourite times spent in the early years living in a small town…

The Fluffiest Hot Cross Buns with Video

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns infused with mixed spice and laced with dried fruit.  In this recipe I have included two variations a kid-friendly one, with just a touch of dried fruit and just the right amount of spices, and the Traditional Hot Cross Buns with aromatic classic…