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…

Aromatic Zucchini Bread | a superbly moist cake

Deliciously moist and scented this Spiced Zucchini bread is a highly-flavoured loaf with a beautiful blend of aromatic spices – perfectly balanced and perfectly blended. If you saw zucchini as the primary ingredient to this cake and immediately thought, “ how strange, zucchini in a cake… I’ll move on ” – brace yourself zucchini is…

Moist Chocolate Swirl Marble Cake

Learn a foolproof method of achieving glorious deep dark chocolate swirls when making this deliciously soft and moist marble cake. Many recipes call for rich dark chocolate and white chocolate as ingredients to marble cake. Totally unnecessary as you will discover after making this cake. Here, the right quantity of pure cocoa is mixed into…

Quick Mix Banana & Pineapple Spelt Loaf

A simple and perfectly moist banana bread recipe with a wonderful texture, colour and packed with flavour. This bread is a perfectly refreshing and summery without going all out tropical. It is light without being dry due to the olive oil , banana and pineapple. The banana is silky smooth and then there is the…

Quick mix, Olive Oil and Spelt Banana Bread

A simple and perfectly moist banana bread recipe with a wonderful texture, colour and packed with flavour. This bread is a perfect change to the cafe style banana breads that have a high quantity of refined sugars and flours. Made with olive oil, spelt and the right combination of spices it is a delicious source…

Raspberry and Strawberry Rossettes

Vibrant and delicious Rasberry compote delicately flavoured with a touch of citrus generously oozes around the bread swirls. Scrolls are nice, but these rosettes are unashamedly scrumptious. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, the simple berry compote sweetens the rosette shaped bread and is a welcome sight.  Feel free to increase or decrease your compote. This is…

Spelt and Four Seed Loaf

Prepared in three minutes using a food processor it is fluffy moist and so tasty. Incorporating seeds into home-made bread add so much flavour and texture. Dont underestimate the value of adding your favourite seeds in the bread. There is a general misconception that making bread is daunting.  Investing in a food processor is worthwhile…

Cinammon and Cocoa Baker’s Swirl Bread

The smell of a yeast based bread and the sweet aroma of cinnamon baking in the oven is almost euphoric.  Similar to a cinnamon scroll,  this bread looks ever so professional braided and shimmering when it comes out of the oven. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, Sweetened cinnamon and cocoa swirls are a welcome sight.  Feel free…