Cakes

There are countless cake recipes; some are bread-like, some rich and elaborate, and many are centuries old. Cake making is no longer a complicated procedure; while at one time considerable labour went into cake making (particularly the whisking of egg foams), baking equipment and directions have been simplified so that even the most amateur cook may bake a cake.

Banana and Date Bread


This wonderful Readers Recipe contains minimal sugar and uses banana flour. It is definitely a great recipe to try if you want a healthier treat with your next coffee.

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Banana Cake with Creamy Maple Glaze


A great way to use up those over-ripened bananas is in this moist banana cake. Add a glaze of maple syrup and cream to create a treat that is hard to resist.

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Bibikkan – Sri Lankan Coconut Cake


The queen of Christmas coconut treats is undoubtedly bibikkan, a rich, dark moist cake made of shredded coconut, jaggery and semolina that drives the sweet tooth wild. Bibikkan takes pride of place alongside other loved seasonal preparations such as Dutch Breudher and Poffertjes.

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Bienmesabe de Coco – Venezuelan Coconut Cream Cake


This recipe is for bienmesabe as it’s made in Venezuela. Sponge cake or fingers are layered with coconut cream and topped with meringue for a decadently rich and sweet treat.

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Black Forest Cake


Typically, Black Forest gateau consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherries. It is decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.

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Bolo de Maracujá – Brazilian Passionfruit Cake


This simple sponge cake is not only laced with passionfruit, it is then drizzled in a rich passionfruit syrup for a double dose of tangy sweetness.

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Buttercream Frosting


This is a simple and easy recipe for a basic buttercream frosting.

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Butternut Roll


Don’t limit your thinking to using a butternut squash as a vegetable – Add a few simple ingredients and you have a lovely cake or dessert recipe.

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


Fluffy cream cheese frosting sprinkled with chopped walnuts make the ultimate topping for this moist and classically flavoured carrot cake.

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Castagnaccio – Tuscan Chestnut Cake


Castagnaccio is a baked cake made with a dough of chestnut flour, water, olive oil, pine nuts, rosemary, and raisins, typically found in the Tuscany region of Italy.

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Chai Banana Bread


The delicious spices of Chai tea work really well together and are a good contrast with the sweetness of the banana in this melt-in-your-mouth loaf of Chai Banana Bread

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Chocolate Cinnamon Marble Cake


This simple yet reliable chocolate marble cake has a lovely warm and aromatic cinnamon flavour that is hard to resist.

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Chocolate Lamingtons


A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate (or sometimes raspberry) sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut.

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Citrus Glazed Pumpkin and Ginger Loaf


Whether you are making a gingerbread loaf or muffins, this recipe reaches new heights with the inclusion of pumpkin puree and is topped off with an orange drizzle.

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Cream Cheese and Pumpkin Roll


Pumpkin is the star attraction in this remake of the Swiss Roll with a deliciously sweet cream cheese filling.

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