Red Velvet Valentine’s Cake

Continuing in what has become an annual tradition, what would valentine’s day be without a red velvet cake? This year I decided to mix it up (no pun intended) and try a different recipe – red velvet cake made with… beetroot! The colour is a great natural alternative to the normally used red food colouring,…

Valentine’s Day Hidden Heart Design Red Velvet Bundt Cake

Valentine’s Day in our house always has one thing on the menu – red velvet cake. Since the first Red Velvet Cake I made for Rob 3 years ago when we’d just started dating, we’ve evolved through a chocolate-layered Love Cake 2 years back, and last years Red Velvet Ombre Cake. It’s clear then that…

White Chocolate and Brownie Cheesecake

This recipe has actually be lurking for about 3 months now, such is the busy period it’s been. A scrappy post-it in my kitchen and a whole heap of photos later, the impending Valentine’s Day spurred me to get blogging and try and recall what on earth went on. I’d made this absolute delight of…

Red Velvet Valentines Ombre Cake

Happy Valentines Day! We have agreed not to do presents this year (it is going to be a costly enough 2013 as it is, watch this space…) but of course I couldn’t shy away from the valentines cake tradition! Rob would be broken-hearted if there wasn’t a red velvet surprise waiting for him. Last years…

Love Cake <3

As promised – valentines 2012 and another heart themed cake to better last years. Rob had requested red velvet cake again, so I couldn’t disappoint. To make it extra special I decided to go for a triple layer approach – red velvet, chocolate, and red velvet again! I stacked them up, filled and covered with…

Sweets For My Sweet

As it’s nearing that time of year again, I wanted to share my sweet treat from Valentines 2011. I made this cake for Rob, and to this day he still claims it’s the best cake he’s ever tasted (he ate the WHOLE thing to himself, save for a tiny slice which I was allowed!) And,…