Gingery Pear and Honey Cake

Moist, Xmas’y spicy, with a tender velvety texture. I am generally not a big fan of pears in desserts, but this one is somewhat an exception. If fresh pears are not available, canned will do just fine. To my taste this cake is better without the frosting, but the first time I try something new I generally make it “by the book”. See if you join “with” or “without” fanclub. Enjoy! Continue reading

Citrus Cake

Citrus Cake

Another superb idea to utilise lemon curd leftovers that have been sitting in my fridge since Lemon Curd Cheesecake took the stage some weeks ago. For those who happen not to have any leftovers of the sort, lemon curd can be made from scratch (see Lemon Curd Cheesecake recipe earlier in my blog). For a lazy option, use ready-made off-the-shelf varieties.
Aaaanyway, this week’s delightful Citrus Cake strikes a perfect balance between zestiness and sweetness and is ideal for those who prefer something ‘less sweet’. Enjoy! Continue reading