Wholesome Cakes from The Hearth and Soul Hop

The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop
Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Hop, a blog hop for recipes using healthy ingredients, family and comfort food recipes, articles about healthy living, real, local and sustainable food, foraging, herbal remedies, organics and gardening. As much as possible, recipes should be homemade from scratch.

It’s been a seriously busy few weeks and I sometimes feel like I just can’t keep up – but there’s so many things I want to do! I’ve been exploring the concept of Taking Time Out and finding that it’s not only good for the soul but increases my productivity and helps me get more things ticked off the ‘to do’ list too. I also developed a super easy Crab Linguini recipe that’s deliciously satisfying on busy nights. In addition, please don’t forget that I share lots of posts about our frequent travels on the site so please do be sure to check them out, whether you are planning a holiday or armchair travelling.

There were some gorgeous cakes shared at The Hearth and Soul Hop last week. I know cakes are a treat but when they are made with wholesome ingredients they really can be good for both body and soul. Also I made two cakes over the weekend and published a feature about Cakes That Go Well With Coffee today – so cakes are definitely at the forefront of my mind. Hence, I’m featuring some of the wholesome cakes shared with us at last week’s hop.

The Hearth and Soul Hop featuring Carrot Cake by Yesterfood

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting from Yesterfood

Gluten Free Lemon Drizzle Cake from Gluten Free SCD and Veggie

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake from Frugal Farm Wife

Raw Chocolate Orange Cake from Organic Talks

Gluten Free Cadbury Egg Coconut Cupcakes from A Life in Balance

Strawberry Banana Bread from Mamal Diane

And now for The Hearth and Soul Hop!
Please link a post that closely fits The Hearth and Soul Mission

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By linking to the hop you are giving permission to feature your properly credited posts and photographs here on The 21st Century Housewife as well as on social media. Every post is pinned by at least one of the Hearth and Soul hop hosts.

If you have any questions please email me at april@21stcenturyhousewife.com

The hop hosts are:

Alea of Premeditated Leftovers

Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen

and me, April of The 21st Century Housewife.

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Article by April Harris

April has written 1286 great articles for us.

April is a writer, recipe developer, frequent traveller and blogger sharing travel, food, and style. Based in the south of England, April is a British Canadian who is passionate about family, hearth and home, healthy living (with treats!) and the transformative power of travel.

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  1. Thank you April for the party 🙂
    Have a great day

  2. Thank you for the party, April. For some reason, I really want cake right now. Ha!

  3. Your schedule has seem rather hectic lately. Go have a pedicure and relax. You deserve it. Lovely cake collection. Thanks for the party.

  4. April, thank you so much for featuring my Carrot Cake at Hearth and Soul! It’s one of my very favorites, so I am so happy you liked it! Thank you, and thanks for hosting Hearth and Soul! 🙂

  5. Thanks so much for hosting the party April and have a great week! 🙂

  6. Thanks for hosting April!

  7. Oooh. Cake. I love cake!

    But this week I’ve shared Mama’s Chicken Soup recipe. And it’s almost as good as cake… well it’s good anyway! 😉
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    ~ Christine

  8. Hi April

    With all the talk about eating 7 plus portions of fruit and veggies, I decided to share my recent post.

    Thank you so much for highlighting my lemon drizzle post!

    Vicky xo

  9. Crab linguini sounds seriously good! And that carrot cake doesn’t look bad either.
    Thanks for hosting.

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