Type: Cakes

April 26, 2021

Apple and olive oil cake with maple icing

This is such a popular staple on the Ottolenghi cake counter that we’ve allowed it to make a guest appearance from the…

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Vineyard cake (aka Cleopatra cake)

This cake originally came from Yotam’s friend Kit Williams (who herself found it in Gourmet magazine) during her time at Baker &…

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Tin can cake part I: Butternut, honey and almond

Part-bread, part-cake, this tin loaf is the first of what we think of as our boy scout or girl guide trilogy: we…

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Tin can cake part II: Pineapple, pecan and currant

The pineapple rings should be in their own juice for this (rather than syrup). If you can find it, start with crushed…

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Grappa fruit cake

The combination of the dried fruit, citrus and vanilla in this cake is reminiscent of the Italian panettone. The similarity ends there,…

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Parsnip and pecan cake with aniseed and orange

Yotam has always been sceptical about cakes made with root vegetables. There have been a number of attempts over the years to…

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Beetroot, ginger and soured cream cake

Esme, Yotam’s test kitchen colleague, was so convinced by this particular cake that she decided to triple the recipe and slip it…

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Rum and raisin cake with rum caramel icing

Going to the ice cream parlour is something of a tradition for Helen and her eldest son, Sam. They either share a…

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