Baking

Wholemeal Banana Cupcakes

By now some of you might have noticed that I really love ripe bananas and I like using them in my cooking. I think there are very versatile fruits, you can eat them as is, blend them with milk or yoghurt to make smoothies, bake them in cakes or muffins […]

 

Black Forest Cake

If you like my page on facebook or follow me on twitter you must have seen my previous complaints about my black forest cake backfiring. It got so bad that I decided not to try again. I resulted in getting my brother to bake the cake then I do the […]

 

Carrot Cake

Recently I have become the designated baker of cakes for a few functions. I thank God. So far I’ve baked cakes for a bridal shower and around 3 birthdays and thanks to some whipping cream and strawberries I’ve been able to pull the whole look together. Now the thing with my […]

 

Chocolate and Vanilla Muffins

I just felt like baking, plus I had some leftover yoghurt and I decided I’ll use it instead of milk. Ingredients: 3/4 cup margarine 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons vanilla essence 3/4 cup plain yoghurt 1/4 cup water 2 cups all purpose flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 […]

 
Happy birthday hun :-)

Surprise: Chocolate Banana Cake

This past weekend was hubby’s birthday, so I decided to bake him a surprise birthday cake. Planning a surprise for someone you live with can be a bit difficult. The biggest challenge was where to hide the cake. I recall earlier this year, on the eve of my birthday, hubby […]

 

Chocolate Ganache

I was charged with the great task of baking a cake for a friend’s bridal shower. Boy was I nervous, I kept asking myself, will they love it? Will they compare my cake to previous cakes? Oh well, I took the challenge. I decided to make my chocolate banana cake. […]

 

Pineapple upside down flop :-(

This was the second time I was making this cake and since the first time was a huge success I didn’t think this time would be any different. Boy was I wrong. Honestly, I had debated on whether I should post this seeing that it didn’t come out as expected. […]

 

Choc-nut cookies

I’d missed eating cookies and since I had some chocolate chips and roasted groundnuts on hand I thought why not? Plus hubby being the cheer leader that he is encouraged me Ingredients 2 cups baking flour 6 teaspoons of cocoa powder 1 tablespoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of instant […]

 
Ready for serving

Sweet tooth: Having Breakfast for Supper

I love looking at different recipes and spicing them up with my own additions. My love for baking made me search for a simple muffin recipe. The first time I baked them, I had some ripe bananas and had a great idea of incorporating them into the recipe. Since then, […]