Saturday, May 26, 2012

Tomato Soup Cake

tomatosoupcakethumb.jpgThis is a recipe sent in to Atomic Shrimp by email - Tomato Soup Cake - that's right - it's cake, and one of the main ingredients is a can of tomato soup!

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Boil Bake Fruit Cake

boilbakefruitcakethumb.jpgThis is a recipe for a light and moist fruit cake - it's what's known as a boiled cake, which might not sound too promising, but it's an easy way of achieving a reliable result where the fruit is evenly distributed throughout the cake - it's Boil-Bake Fruitcake

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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Billy No Mates Cake

billynomatescake8.jpgSomeone gave me a starter for German Friendship Cake - this is a sourdough culture that you feed for a while, then divide and use some, giving other portions of the live starter away to friends.

But what if nobody gives *you* the sourdough starter? Well, don't worry - you can make something very similar, called Billy No Mates Cake.

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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Unsinkable Fruity Battenberg Cake

unsinkablecakethumb.JPGThis is another Battenberg-inspired cake - this time including chunks of delicious fruits - A common problem with cakes like this is that the pieces of fruit tend to sink - but here's a clever trick to overcome it.

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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Chocolate And Pear Cakes With Cooked Flour Frosting

chocolatepearcakesthumb.JPGThese chocolate muffins have two surprises in store - inside the moist chocolate cake, there's a nugget of juicy pear, and the cooked flour frosting is amazingly creamy and light.

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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Spiced Fruit Muffins

spicedfruitmuffinsthumb.JPGThese spiced, fruity cakes have some of the complex flavours you might normally associate with a fruit cake, except they have the light and soft texture of a muffin.

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Harlequin Battenberg Muffins

harlequincakesthumbs.JPGThese Battenberg-inspired cupcakes are deliciously moist and tasty, with a colourful surprise inside. Some of the ingredients might raise an eyebrow too.

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Christmas Cake

christmascake7.jpgThis is my recipe for a rich Christmas cake. It's packed with preserved fruits, making it naturally moist - and this will be enhanced by 'feeding' it with brandy.

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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Weigh-The-Same Ginger Cakes

gingercakethumb.JPGThese little ginger cakes are rich and spicy. They're also easy to make because they're based on a weigh-the-same recipe

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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Fully Loaded Rock Cakes

rockcakesthumb.JPGThese are the rock cakes you have been looking for - I've bent the rules a bit and heaped them full of fruit and chocolate - you won't believe how good they taste.

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