Gluten-free strawberry cake with coconut buttercream

This was my first foray into gluten-free baking, I followed a simple recipe from Madeleine Shaw’s Get the Glow cookbook and it turned out pretty good – a single layer strawberry cake with coconut swiss meringue buttercream and fresh strawberries to accompany it.  Continue reading “Gluten-free strawberry cake with coconut buttercream”

Chocolate & Raspberry Layer Cake

A rich and fruity layer cake made for Mother’s Day last week. Three layers of chocolate sponge, sandwiched together with chocolate swiss meringue buttercream and raspberry jam. Covered with raspberry swiss meringue buttercream, chocolate ganache drip and fresh raspberries. Recipe follows.  Continue reading “Chocolate & Raspberry Layer Cake”

Ferrero Rocher drip cake

This is the cake that dreams are made of (my dreams at least) – chocolate, nutella and Ferrero Rochers (my absolute favourite chocolates, take note!). I’ve been seeing drip cakes all over Instagram recently and decided it was about time I gave it a try, so what better place to start than with Ferrero Rochers?  Continue reading “Ferrero Rocher drip cake”