Iced, layered or decorated with flowers, these high-stakes cakes are crowd-pleasers. Try a picture-perfect pav or exploding sponge.
This blissful combination of sponge cake, cream, meringue, dulce de leche and peaches takes its name from a native Uruguayan bird – apparently the meringues resemble...
“This cake is pure, unadulterated childish glee. There’s no holding back. It’s full colour, full sugar, then full throttle post-ingestion. And I have to say, it’s...
The classic pav is been spruced up with watermelon and strawberries coated in moscato syrup and zesty lime juice.
End your dinner party with a bang thanks to the food department's hazelnut concorde cake. The contrasting textures of the creamy, airy chocolate mousse and the...
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Fruit mince pies are synonymous with the British festive celebrations and the introduction of sage, with its slightly bitter lemony nature, to the traditional...
Fragrant, sweet and fresh, basil brings something truly special to this festive trifle.
Also known as Cathedral or stained glass window cake, due to its exquisite appearance once sliced, this cake is dense with glacé fruit and nuts.
This show-stopper chocolate cake can be prepared a day in advance although you may need to remove a shelf from your refrigerator to make enough room!
It’s hard to beat a great carrot cake with lemony cream cheese frosting. Decorate the cake with edible flowers from the garden, if you have them.
You will need to start this cake a few hours before you need it, as the macadamias are best soaked for a couple of hours to soften them slightly before blending...
The ricotta cheese in this baked cheesecake adds lightness and the dates add a subtle sweetness.
The base for this light and summery tart can be made a couple of days in advance and stored in an airtight container. Use any berries or summer fruits that are in...
This crustless cheesecake is a real treat with few ingredients. The cookies crumbled over the top add a great crunch and the blueberries add a touch of sweetness....
The coconut and lime in this simple cake gives it a distinctively tropical feel – which will keep you coming back for more!
I know this is another chocolate cake, but this version is a little lighter but no less delicious.
‘Chocolate cake’ might be a bit of an understatement for this cake. Who would have imagined that a cake made with legumes could ever be this light and tasty?
Store-bought pancake mix is your secret weapon for whipping up this festive show-stopper. It's just as good for dessert as it is for Christmas Day brunch.
Dial up your love of cake and spice with this family favourite that calls on preserved pumpkin and lime zest to seal the deal.