This creamy icing takes some time, but has a truly caramel flavour. Try it with my Christmas mincemeat cake recipe (see link in footnote)!
If you like rice pudding and cake, this is the recipe for you. Rice pudding is made on the hob, then blended with butter, cream cheese, flour, eggs, raisins and single cream before being baked.
This is a very delicate and rich chocolate buttercream. It's good for butterfly cakes, or as a filling or icing on any cake.
This cake is literally translated as "cake of 1000 sheets". Although this delicious cake only consists of ten layers, it's still a labour of love. Individual layers of the cake are baked and layered with dulce de leche (milk caramel).
A delicious layered sponge cake, moistened with rum syrup and layered with ricotta cheese, mixed cut peel and dark chocolate. Serve for dessert, afternoon tea or as a snack.
A ludicrously rich icing recipe for special occasion cakes. This would work a treat on a simple sponge cake or light chocolate cake. You can omit the pecans, or use another type of nut, if desired.
This toffee icing is really deliciously different. You can add the pecans, or omit them, or use another nut. This icing needs time to set after you pour it on the cake, so plan ahead.
Fabulous chocolate fudge frosting, which makes any cake a show-stopper! Easy to make, with everyday ingredients that you're likely to have to hand.
This is a chocolate icing with a lovely softness to it. Use on chocolate cake or cupcakes, or on a simple vanilla cake. You could add instant coffee granules if you want a chocolate mocha icing.
Traditional recipe for a luscious buttercream icing for German chocolate cake, with the elevating touches of coconut and walnuts.
A simpler buttercream icing recipe cannot be found - margarine, butter, sugar and milk, boiled then whipped together into a light, fluffy concoction of icing heaven.
A fudgy chocolate icing that is ridiculously quick to make. No need for a double boiler, either. Ensure you use unsweetened cocoa powder, and not drinking chocolate mix.
This is a very chocolaty cake pudding. My whole family loved it! Best served with chilled custard or vanilla ice cream.
The classic recipe for pastry cream. Quick and easy. If you wish, substitute 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract for the vanilla bean, adding it after the pastry cream is removed from heat.
A very chocolaty icing that is rich and gooey, thanks to the addition of marshmallows. Kids will love this on a birthday cake or on cupcakes. Use plain marshmallows or marshmallow fluff, if you can find it.
A wonderfully spiced pumpkin bread, which is perfect for afternoon tea or elevenses. This pumpkin bread makes a wonderful food gift and are freezer friendly. If pumpkin is unavailable, use butternut squash instead.
The perfect combination of orange and chocolate are present in this cheesecake. The recipe is a little long-winded, but the results are worth it. Serve as a decadent dessert.
A super-creamy icing, which is a cinch to make. It's flavoured with pecans, coconut and vanilla. Spread over any cake of your choice. It goes particulary well with chocolate cake.
Very quick and a hit for anyone that likes banana type cakes. My wee brother that's 2.5 years loves this.
A great tasting and easy to make fruitcake.