Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting from Hummingbird Bakery

Easter is on its way, so what’s more wanting than chocolate cupcakes with a mini egg on top. This recipe is from Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook. You can I’ve also made Banana and Chocolate Cupcakes from the same book. Hummingbird Bakery is an American-style bakery founded in London. These cupcakes are light and fluffy and fun….

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Tray Bake

Due to popular demand here is the recipe for Mary Berry’s Chocolate Tray Bake (from the Mary Berry Ultimate Cake Book). The icing can be difficult to make just because of the amount of icing sugar, so I use my Kitchenaid to mix it for me! Its not greatly seasonal, although a good cupboard sourced cake….

Green & Black’s Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

It’s that time again, when beetroot starts to accumulate in the fridge. I’ve previously made chocolate beetroot brownies (see blog post here) and thought I’d continue the adventure of combining beetroot and chocolate. Above is the final product of the Green & Black’s Chocolate Beetroot Cake, which was scrumptious and popular with someone who doesn’t like beetroot (the ultimate measure of success!)….

Mary Berry’s Divine Chocolate Birthday Cake

Another November and another birthday, calling for… Mary Berry’s Chocolate Birthday Cake, which is truly delicious, wheat free and very high in chocolate. Just how a chocolate cake should be!

Beetroot + Chocolate = Brownies!

RiverCottage do a wicked Chocolate and Beetroot Brownie recipe having now tried and tested it out for the first time yesterday. I totally love RiverCottage and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and find their recipes consistant. Beetroot is easy to grow and use, I even like the stained red hands one is left with. My father cooks and eats…