Chocolate Orange Marble Cake Recipe

Step by step instructions for making a beautiful Chocolate Orange Marble Cake that tastes amazing. Hang on a minute – I said Chocolate Orange Marble Cake…and some of the glaze is pink? The reason is blood oranges. Their red pigment is anthocyanin, an antioxidant. Although the red pigment has not affected the colour of the cake, Read More…

My Favourite Cakes of 2013

These are some of my favourite cakes. Cakes are definitely one of my favourite bakes and it seems you like them too as they are among the most popular posts on the blog. Everyone loves them and there’s something so comforting about having a cake sitting under a dome on the kitchen countertop ready for Read More…

Traditional Marble Cake

I have been playing around with traditional marble cake recipes for years – making variations like Cinnamon Dolce Latte Cake and Chocolate Orange Marble Cake – but I know that going back to basics is never a bad idea. Besides, our son is home for a visit and this is is absolute favourite cake. It’s the contrast Read More…

Cinnamon Dolce Latte Marble Cake

I first made this Cinnamon Dolce Latte Marble Cake a couple of years ago as an homage to my favourite drink at Starbucks. (I have mine ‘skinny’ with no whipped cream.) The thing is, as a self-taught cook and recipe developer, every year my skills improve, so when I look at old recipes, it’s tough to Read More…