Chocolate chip marble cake with orange syrup

I had this cake for the first time at a cafe in Havelock Island, where I spent a week doing an open water scuba diving course (more on that here) and instantly fell in love. A marble cake with chocolate chips, soaked in orange syrup – what’s not to love? We ordered this almost everyday… Continue reading Chocolate chip marble cake with orange syrup

Nigella’s quadruple chocolate loaf cake

Some days I long for a piece of chocolate cake. And not just any other ordinary chocolate cake – it has to be intensely chocolatey, screaming of rich cocoa, with a moist and tender crumb and loaded with dark chocolate chips. A chocolate cake that is so complete on its own that it makes you… Continue reading Nigella’s quadruple chocolate loaf cake

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Have you ever tried eating alone at a restaurant? Has the waiter ever asked if you’re waiting for someone and you responded with a “no” and a smile? Have you flipped through the menu, going back and forth, unable to decide what to eat because everything looks so inviting.. Have you eavesdropped on scandalous gossip… Continue reading Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

White chocolate cake with lemon glaze

I was never a fan of white chocolate. Mostly because it reminded me of Milkybar, which was a huge thing in my growing up years and I hated it. It was almost always too sweet for my liking and had a really flat, flavourless taste that never appealed to me. Cut to a decade later… Continue reading White chocolate cake with lemon glaze

One minute microwave chocolate chunk cake

Maybe I am ridiculously late to the party but these mug cakes that get done in a jiffy (literally) are probably the greatest discovery in the history of mankind. You know, those giant cake moments when we cannot be bothered for butter and eggs to come to room temperature, launch our beating bandwagon and be… Continue reading One minute microwave chocolate chunk cake