Type: Cakes

April 26, 2021

Tropical fruit cake

This is an exceptionally moist cake – almost unusually so, with its bounty of pineapple and banana and the addition of oil….

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Pistachio and rose water semolina cake

Making this cake is a labour of love, but that’s only appropriate, we think, for a cake adorned with rose petals. If…

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Festive fruit cake

We sell this cake at Christmas and Easter time in the shop. It’s also a good base for a wedding (or any…

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Lemon and blackcurrant stripe cake

We had a momentary wobble as the recipes for Sweet were coming together that there was not enough colour. Yotam ran off…

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Coconut, almond and blueberry cake

Take the word ‘cake’ out of the title here and this pretty much reads like a list of superfoods. All food is…

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Take-home chocolate cake

The recipe for this first appeared in an article written about Helen when she ran her café, the Mortar & Pestle, in…

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Apricot and almond cake with cinnamon topping

We have used apricots here, but other stoned fruit – plums or peaches, for example – work well if apricots are not…

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Pistachio roulade with raspberries and white chocolate

Our technique of ‘training’ the roulade here (see Baker’s Tips and Notes) is a neat little trick, if you don’t know it…

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