Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Two weeks ago, I dropped by a cafe (SOHO Coffee Co.) to grab a coffee and a slice of cake before going to my class to teach. I tried their vegan carrot cake for the first time. The texture was so soft and light, and the taste was beautiful. Nuts and dry flower petals were [...]

Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake is a quick and easy teatime classic, and I’ve read that around 40% of Brits name lemon drizzle cake as one of their most-loved treats. I have baked Mary Berry’s lemon drizzle cake many times. I loved her all-in-one method and would often use baking spread experimentally – with consistently good results. [...]

Cinnamon and chestnut rolls with mascarpone frosting

Cinnamon and chestnut rolls with mascarpone frosting

Homemade cinnamon rolls are truly the best! Today I’ve baked American-style cinnamon rolls with chestnut filling. They’re very moist, fluffy and flavourful and have creamy frosting on top. I adapted a recipe, The Best American-Style Cinnamon Rolls, by adding chestnut purée (about 100 g) and a little bit of cocoa powder to the cinnamon filling. [...]