Banoffee Blondies by Cake Diem
Bites, Recipes

Banoffee Blondies

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend came back from the shops holding two beaten up bananas and asked me to 'Do something with these.' Here's how the conservation went: Him: "Do something with these." Me: "Did you buy them like this?" Him: "No they got broken." Me: "How?" Him: "They were in the shopping bag… Continue reading Banoffee Blondies

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Dulce de Leche by The Purple Foodie, on Flickr
How-to, Recipes, Techniques

Make Dulce de Leche from Evaporated Milk (with no risk of exploding tins)

Dulce de leche (is a confection prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to create a product that derives its taste from caramelised sugar. Literally translated, it means "candy of milk", "milk candy", or "milk jam" in the same way that dulce de frutilla is strawberry jam. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_de_leche I have always known you could make Dulce de Leche from boiling a full, unopened tin of… Continue reading Make Dulce de Leche from Evaporated Milk (with no risk of exploding tins)

Extra Special Brownies by Cake Diem
Bites, Recipes

Extra Special Brownie Recipe

I've had a brownie baking extravaganza today. Brownies are one of my favourite things to bake. They aren't quite cakes, they aren't quite cookies- they are a magically and unique combination of the two. Last year, I did not have access to any cake tins (student living is odd) so I baked sooooooo many brownies… Continue reading Extra Special Brownie Recipe

Molten Lava Chocolate Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Holidays and Celebrations, Recipes, Valentine's

Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! While I may not be into the heart-shaped candies and stuffed teddy bears, I do fully support an excuse for everyone to be nice to each other and for there to be a little bit more love in the world. Plus, it's a good excuse to eat more chocolate, starting with… Continue reading Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Raspberry Buttercream by whitneyinchicago, on Flickr
Cakes, Recipes

Simple Cupcake Recipe

A cupcake (also known as fairy cake, patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve on person, commonly baked in paper cases or "cups." They were an American invention (as many delicious recipes are!) The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back as 1796, when a recipe notation of "a cake… Continue reading Simple Cupcake Recipe

Banana and Nutella Bread by Cake Diem
Cakes, Lesser known Holidays, Recipes

Banana Nutella Marble Cake

  Do you know what my favourite cake is? Banana cake. Do you know what my favourite thing with bananas is? Nutella. Do you know what is exactly one week away? World Nutella Day! Okay, no more questions. This blog is about baking, not about pop quizzes! As I was saying, World Nutella Day is one… Continue reading Banana Nutella Marble Cake