Lime Cream Cake

Never one to let anything go to waste, this cake came about from a need to use up a small tub of cream. Although the original cake is a plain vanilla flavour, I had a bag of limes in my fridge and decided the richness of the cream would offset the tart bite of lime…

Summery cupcakes (blueberry muffins with cream cheese icing)

I made these for a friend’s birthday as a celebration of summer. With the biscuit ‘sand’ and the mini umbrellas, these recall long summer days spent at the beach. The blueberry cupcakes and lemon cream cheese icing pair beautifully together to make a delicious summer treat.

Hummingbird Cake

With such a lovely name, this is a cake for the tropics. Packed with pineapple, banana and coconut; topped with a cream cheese icing, it is a great cake to make for any occasion but especially good for afternoon tea on a sunny day. If you have a couple of blackened bananas you are thinking…

Chocolate Cupcake Bites (or Cake Pops in disguise!)

Birthdays are always a special occasion and this one was no exception. We celebrated on ANZAC day but I started these cakes last Saturday. They’re not very difficult, but they are time-consuming and have quite a few steps. The end result are the most spectacular little cake bites; truly indulgent and the perfect celebratory dessert…