Chocolate Orange Zebra Cake (eggless)

Hi everyone!

Sorry it has been such a while since my last post, I’ve been getting all doctor-ified! Yes, you read right – I have finally graduated from my PhD! Woohoo! You can call me Dr Cake now. 😉 Continue reading “Chocolate Orange Zebra Cake (eggless)”

Anzac biscuits with a hint of orange

Today is Anzac day, the day when New Zealand and Australia commemorate all those who have fought and died in war and also honours returned servicemen. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign where the Anzac (Australia and New Zealand Army Corps) troops were pretty much sent to the slaughter. The campaign was a flop and many troops were lost. While the number of Anzac troops that died at Gallipoli was actually quite small compared to those lost in other battles, the event has become a really significant part of our national identity. This morning Dan and I went to one of the dawn services. It was really special to be surrounded by thousands (yes, it was absolutely packed!) of others as the sun rose, remembering and honouring those who sacrificed so much so that we could enjoy the freedom we have today. Continue reading “Anzac biscuits with a hint of orange”

Gluten-free Lemon and Orange Cake

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Do you ever put your cake in the oven with a heavy heart, certain that what you’ve made is a disaster, only to be pleasantly surprised when serving up?

Last week I was baking a cake for my hubby’s birthday. He’d requested lemon. “Great, I love lemon cake.” I thought to myself. However, it turned out things weren’t going to be as simple as I hoped. Continue reading “Gluten-free Lemon and Orange Cake”