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Ten-pin cake

I was given a hemisphere cake tin for Christmas.  The cake comes out well ~50% of the time…. unfortunately you need two hemispheres to make a bowling ball. It almost worked.  At least the chocolate brownies behaved!  They are surprisingly … Continue reading

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Friendly lions! (Spare orange icing….)

I may have slightly overestimated the amount of icing needed for the mane of the lion cake a few days ago. This left me with icing to use up in various shades of orange.  I also found some chocolate buttons … Continue reading

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Being a Lion

I haven’t posted for a while – the effect of PhD thesis submission being due in under four weeks, I fear…. It was the birthday of a friend of mine today, so I made a lion lemon cake.  Lions, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brownies….

Not my own recipe, but a slightly adapted version of this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/triplechocolatebrown_7685 I swapped the pecans for walnuts and added more flour. Then I made a surf-[e]-it of brownies.  Pun entirely intended, but not my fault. For a friend who’s … Continue reading

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Savoury Herman Cake

I decided to try a savoury cheesy version…. mainly just to see if it would work.  More bread than cake, really, but quite tasty!  I think it would go well with soft cheese.  (My housemate claims it would go well … Continue reading

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Ginger Herman Cake

For anyone looking after a Herman the German Friendship Cake, here’s an alternative recipe I made up this evening and it went down very well! Warning – very gingery! Omnomnom Recipe….

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