Tag - cake

hazelnut crumble bundt cake

Why & how sour cream is used in cakes – Sour cream science

We’ve discussed why you would use zucchini or carrots¬†(even purple ones!) in a cake as well as how you can use corn starch powder instead of eggs. Of course there’s plenty more interesting variations to...

peanut butter brownie

Peanut butter brownies with cocoa powder

Seeing the huge number of peanut butter chocolate recipes on the internet, it just has to be a good combination. In cooking shows on tv a chocolate peanut butter dessert can give you raving reviews and even Chef Watson...

chocolate zucchini courgette cake with frosting

Why zucchini makes a moist chocolate cake

We are facing a zucchini overload. Our two courgette plants have been giving us a new courgette at least twice a week. As a result, we’ve been eating a lot of courgette. So much so that we just didn’t feel...

purple carrot cake with icing

Purple carrot cake – Baking with purple carrots

Carrots are orange, aren’t they? No, not necessarily! Purple and yellow carrots are a relatively new variation of carrots in our supermarket (at least in my perception, until I found out it’s actually the...