Category Archives: baking

Damp, lazy day

Today was a lazy day. This morning was wet and dreary. I’m trying to stay home so Hugo can have his naps (we missed one yesterday and had a horrid night as a result), so some lovely friends and their … Continue reading

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Lazy day cake

This cake is just what its name suggests – a great cake for when you need to bake but you really can’t be bothered! When I first found the Lazy day golden cake recipe on bestrecipes.com, I was completely skeptical. … Continue reading

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Lemon sour cream cake

Today, Hugo and I headed out to visit a friend and her beautiful baby. This lemon sour cream cake just happened to come along with us for the ride. As with most of my cakes, this one is quick and … Continue reading

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Everyone’s favourite (gluten-free) chocolate cake

I’ve been eating this cake for as long as I can remember. There were no gluten-free flour mixes available when I was a child and this was one of the few recipes which worked well with brown rice flour. It … Continue reading

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Gluten-free carrot cake

It’s fairly well known among my friends, I think, that I bake as therapy. You could almost say that my motto is: when all else fails, bake a cake. I never pass up an opportunity to pull something together, and … Continue reading

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Gluten-free chocolate slice

Let me start by explaining this retro baking effort was inspired by Retro Mummy. When I read her post, ‘old school chocolate slice‘, I got the baking equivalent of a musical earworm. I had every ingredient in the cupboard. I … Continue reading

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Rub a Dub Dub’s Carrot, Walnut and Orange Cake

I’ve written before about my efforts to feed our little family wholesome, healthy food. When I saw my friend Zoe had posted an interpretation of Happyolk’s Beet, Seed and Blood Orange Cake on her blog, Rub a Dub Dub, I … Continue reading

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