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Kugelhopf cake

Yeast-leavened cakes – Another way to create air

We’ve been making bread for thousands of years, using flour, water and in a lot of cases yeast. Yeast is what makes our breads light and fluffy, by producing carbon dioxide gas bubbles to make the dough rise...

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...