A frog in the kitchen

dimanche 30 octobre 2011

Marble cake

One of my favorite cakes! When I was a kid my mum use to make it quite often and everyday after school I had a slice and dipped it into some milk. Yum!   Ingredients: - 200g butter, softened- 1 cup sugar- 1 tsp vanilla extract- 3 eggs- 2 cups self-raising flour- 1/2 cup milk- 2tbs cocoa powder, sifted Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush a square cake pan with melted butter to lightly grease. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition... [Lire la suite]
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lundi 17 octobre 2011

Pink lady apple & almond cake

The perfect cake for afternoon tea.   Inredients :- 180g butter, at room temperature- 2/3 cup sugar- 1 tsp vanilla essence- 3 eggs- 1 cup almond meal- 1 cup self-raising flour- 1/3 cup milk- 2 pink lady apples, diced   Preheat oven to 170°C. Brush a cake pan with butter to grease. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the almond meal. Add half the flour and half the milk. Use a wooden spoon to stir until well combined.... [Lire la suite]
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dimanche 9 octobre 2011

Banana bread

Banana bread is a classic. I use to make this recipe with some chocolate chips. But my lovely boyfriend prefers it without chocolate in it. With the chocolate it tastes more like a dessert than a piece of cake you would have for breakfast. So it all depends on what you are looking for, either a banana bread for breakfast or a banana cake for dessert. I usually freeze some slices for later, it's convenient to bring it to work when you don't have the time to have breakfast at home.   Ingredients:- 1 1/2 cups flour- 3/4 cup... [Lire la suite]
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