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Mini Black Forest Cake

July 23, 2020

I haven’t had a slice of Black Forest Cake in about 15 years, if not longer! When I was a kid it was my worst kind of cake, too much cream and too many cherries! It took me a while to learn to appreciate this kind of baked good, but now I’m all for all the cream and all the cherries. Yum! So I decided to make a Mini Black Forest Cake just to celebrate my appreciation for it and also because I felt like one after thinking about it all of last week 🙂

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Blueberry, Lemon and Ginger Cheesecake

July 15, 2020

Man, I love the colour of this dessert! Say hello to my Blueberry, Lemon and Ginger Cheesecake made with love, plump blueberries, whipped cream, condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon and ginger.

I have partnered up with the folk from Checkers and Cat (who is super talented and awesome) from Lefamshiedcat to bring you a 3-part ‘Naughty and Nice’ series, where we will be making a naughty version of a dish as well as a nice one, i.e. a slightly healthier version.

So if you’re like me and eat anything and everything 🙂 I have you covered, but if have, say an aversion to dairy or gluten or perhaps you’re Vegan, then Cat will be sharing a very similar dish, but made with slightly different ingredients. All these sorts of alternative ingredients, as well as all your favourites and more, can be found at Checkers.

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Black Magic Cake

May 15, 2020

Fancy yourself a soft and moist chocolate cake covered in decadent buttercream and a layer of silky smooth ganache? Well then say hello to this Black Magic Cake.

Back in the day, my gran’s favourite box of chocolates was called Black Magic. I remember exactly what the box used to look like and what the chocolates inside smelt like. I was never a fan as a kid because I didn’t like dark chocolate, but if they were still around today I’d be all over them like a white on rice.

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