Editor's pick

We've given the classic sponge cake some international inspiration. Think poached plums and chocolate or layers of coffee and cream.

A specialty of the Nagasaki area, this wonderfully simple, honey-scented sponge cake was originally introduced by the Portuguese merchants in the 16th century, with...
Blood plums are a particular favourite of mine, both for their excellent colour and rich plummy flavour. This particular type is quite sweet but has a deliciously...
"Among a myriad of Nonya specialties, my Grandma Yeow would always have this Chinese cake ready if she knew we were visiting. Instead of a standard cup...
Rich, decadent, indulgent and insanely large these lamingtons are perfect to serve as a dessert with fresh raspberries or to share with another chocolate lover ...
This colourful dessert is considered a party cake in Abruzzo.

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