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  • Apple Cake for Shades of Cinnamon

    Dutch Apple Loaf

    This Dutch Apple Loaf is my kind of cake, soft and moist,  and filled with juicy chunks of apple and pecan nuts.  For a lovely hint of sweetness I have drizzled a…

  • Crunchie Recipe a healthy version

    South African Crunchies – a healthy version

    This fabulous healthy version of South African crunchies is the creation of Anje van der Merwe who based it on our traditional family crunchy recipe.  I always say ‘If you love it, share…

  • Easter Coconut Bundt Cake

    Coconut Bundt Cake

     Easter for me is a home filled with the smell of  warm spicy hot cross buns, chocolate eggs, and thoughts of fluffy white bunnies and soft yellow chicks.  But there always has…

  • date and walnut coffee cake

    Date and Walnut Coffee Cake

    This simple coffee cake made in a square pan is sweetened with dates and maple syrup and topped with a crunchy walnut crumble and a drizzle of sweet glaze. The cake has…

  • The Best Blueberry Muffin Loaf

    has been a bit crazy for the last two weeks, so I haven’t had much time to bake. But today with some beautiful much needed rain falling and I bit of a…

  • White vanilla cake with cinnamon buttercream icing

    Dreamy White Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

    This Dreamy white cake with cinnamon buttercream frosting is a basic 1-2-3-4 cake.  Getting it’s name from the proportions of its basic ingredients, it is so easy you will always remember it…

  • Decadent chocolate cake

    Decadent Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

    It’s February so lets celebrate the month of Love with chocolate and roses. This Decadent Chocolate Cake is a simple Devil Food Cake, dense, moist, dark,  and utterly delicious.   No need for any fancy…

  • Coffee cake with lemon curd

    Lemon Coffee Cake

    There is nothing sweeter than a New Year, filled with hope and wonderful new ideas. After a month away from blogging, baking and food shoots, I am excited at the prospect of sharing…