Devils Food Cake

Forget about what you’ve heard, this chocolate cake is sinfully delicious like the name suggests. Which makes it perfect for all our lockdown Halloween celebrations. Drizzled in a gooey white chocolate ganache which I tinted green using food colouring powder – I would avoid using gel-based colourants as these may seize the chocolate and whoContinue reading “Devils Food Cake”

Cookies and Cream Scrolls

If you, like me are a fan of cookies and cream, then you have to try this recipe! Just like traditional cinnamon rolls these cookies and cream rolls are soft, fluffy and so very tasty! The vanilla cream cheese icing is glorious, and the addition of bakers biscuits chocolate toppers is just pure perfection. Tangzhong:Continue reading “Cookies and Cream Scrolls”

Eclair Swiss Roll

This recipe is perfect for the holidays, where delicious food is desired with minimal effort. The best part is that this requires zero piping, make choux pastry and spread the pastry on a sheet pan lined with baking paper. That’s it!! I filled mine with whipped fresh cream and salted caramel. Topped with white chocolateContinue reading “Eclair Swiss Roll”

Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced Cake

Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced Cake Chana Magaj is an Indian Fudge made from chickpea flour and ghee. Paired with a buttery masala chai spiced cake and cream cheese frosting, it is absolutely decadent! Trust me when I say you want this cake on your dessert table this Diwali! Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced CakeContinue reading “Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced Cake”

Carbonara Pasta Cake

Pasta dishes gone wild!!! How beautiful does this carbonara cake look? A sure showstopper if you ask me. My family enjoyed this dish so much that I’m already getting subtle hints to make it again 😀. This is the last week for my #Italianwithatwist theme, I’ve been having so much fun experimenting and styling foodieContinue reading “Carbonara Pasta Cake”

Banana bread with chocolate ganache frosting

Chocolate and bananas, a heavenly combination! This moist banana loaf is amazing, but don’t take my word for it, try it for yourself. Complimented by this smooth and decadent dairy milk ganache it sure did go down a treat. Recipe Banana loaf Ingredients 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1/3 cup melted butter, unsalted 1 cup brownContinue reading “Banana bread with chocolate ganache frosting”

South African Classic – Peppermint crisp tart with a twist

I have always been a huge fan of peppermint crisp tart, weirdly enough I have never attempted making it. Until today of course. I decided to try my hand at something different, see I’m not a fan of the tennis biscuit base as im more of a chocolate lover so I swopped out the coconutContinue reading “South African Classic – Peppermint crisp tart with a twist”

Moist Carrot & Pineapple Cake

Ingredients For the cake: 2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/3 cups vegetable oil 3 extra-large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon sifted cake flour 2 teaspoons mixed spice 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup chopped cashews 450g carrots, grated 1/2 cupContinue reading “Moist Carrot & Pineapple Cake”