Category Archives: Cakes

Lemon Sponge Cake

Lemon Sponge Cake

Simple? Sure, but also just … heavenly! Deliciously moist, light and tasty. A quick and easy, but super awesome cake.   Ingredients 3/4 cup Castor Sugar 125g Soft Butter 1 1/2 cups Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda Lemon Zest from 1 Lemon 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 3 Eggs Method Beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy Add flower, baking powder and baking soda and mix through. Add Lemon Zest, Vanilla Essence and 3 Eggs and

Cinnamon buns

Decadence

A decadently delicious sweet treat with a cup of good espresso… Ingredients Bread 1 cup warm milk 2 eggs, room temperature 1/3 cup margarine, melted 4 1/2 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast pinch of salt Filling 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon 1/3 cup butter, softened Frosting 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon

Apple Cardamom Cake

A not too sweet cake makes a delightful late afternoon snack with tea. Ingredients 3 Small Apples (I used Braeburn) 1 cup natural Yogurt 1/2 cup Sugar 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Olive oil Zest and juice of one lemon 2 cupsĀ Flour 2 teaspoons Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom, ground 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground Directions: Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease a 9-inch baking pan and line the bottom with parchment paper (mine came out fine without). Peel, core and slice