Honey & caraway olive oil cake with Quark

This cake may seem plain or even prudent, but there's much to be said for it's humble simplicity. The delicate flavour of the caraway perfectly compliments the hint of lemon, and is all set on top of an unusually moist texture. The cake gets its satisfyingly moist, soft texture thanks to the Quark. Quark is… Continue reading Honey & caraway olive oil cake with Quark

Dark chocolate orange sablé biscuits with orange sugar

Adapted from Edd Kimber - Patisserie Made Simple Ingredients 275g plain flour 40g cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon flaked sea salt 200g unsalted butter, room temperature 50g caster sugar plus extra for rolling 200g light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 150g dark chocolate, chopped small Zest of 1 large orange… Continue reading Dark chocolate orange sablé biscuits with orange sugar

Pecan maple banana muffins

No compromises made in the name of "health", these are classic no-nonsense muffins to keep you and your loved ones warm. That said, they're comfortingly un-decadent, and the banana and the maple do provide most of the sweetness naturally.  Ingredients: 100g wholemeal flour 20g plain flour 2 tablespoons soft light brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking… Continue reading Pecan maple banana muffins