Archive for the ‘ cake ’ Category

Honey Ginger Tea Cake

250g honey
120mL tea (black)
50mL milk
100g brown sugar
220g butter
220g plain flour
100g SR flour
1/2 tsp bi carb soda
1 tbsp crushed ginger
1/2 tbsp ground ginger
1 tsp mixed spice


Carrot and Walnut Cake

450g butter (melted)
500g plain flour
175g brown sugar
175g caster sugar
4 eggs
5 carrots (grated)
2 tsp bi carb soda
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
1 tsp cloves (ground)
125g walnuts (crushed, dry roasted)

Banana Cake 2

250g butter
1  cup caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
500g plain flour
2 tsp bi carb soda
6 bananas (Very ripe, mashed)

Banana Cake

Banana Cake250g butter
1 1/2 cups caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
500g SR flour
4 bananas (Very ripe)
2 tbsp honey


250g Cream cheese
1 cup Icing sugar
3 tsp cinnamon (ground)

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

200g dates, pitted and chopped
1tsp bi-carb soda
1 1/4 cups boiling water
50g butter
2/3 cup brown (or raw) sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup SR flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract/essence

300g brown sugar
1 cup cream
100g butter
100mL brandy
1/2 tsp lemon juice

English Trifle


2 sponge cakes (2-3 days old)
1 packet port wine jelly
1 packet fruit jelly
Fresh berries (or jam)
60mL Sherry or Port (or other sticky)

2 cups milk
1/2 lemon zested
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup caster sugar
1/2 cup cornflour
2 tbsp butter

Blueberry Cheesecake

8 gingernut snap biscuits
8 Chocolate ripple biscuits
110g Butter (melted)

Cake Filling
500g Ricotta Cheese
250g Marscapone Cheese
Caster Sugar
rind and juice of one lemon
3 eggs
40g Plain Flour
100mL Cream

Blueberry Sauce
300g blueberries
200mL Vintage port (or other sticky…)
60g sugar
Vanilla Bean
Cinammon Stick
squeeze lemon juice