The Best Birthday Cake

The Best Birthday Cake

Warning: This post has a high calorie and fat content. People trying to achieve a bit of pre-Christmas weight-loss should probably not venture any further. Or perhaps they should, because this cake is awesome. Whipped cream, whipped ganache, raspberries, blueberries, all sitting atop a deliciously light sponge cake - this cake has it all (had it all... it's gone now!). Best of all, every part of this cake is as simple as you could ever want. There's no complex steps involving precise measuring of temperature or time which means that this is truly a no-fail cake, and while there are plenty of cakes around which are more visually impressive, few yield such good results for so little effort, so henceforth I am naming this the best birthday cake, or perhaps "my" best birthday cake, since it was my birthday, and this was my cake after all. I mentioned in my last post that I had my birthday on the 3rd of December. I didn't actually make the cake on that day. We had some family over ...

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Spiced Plum Cake

Aaaand I’m back with a Spiced Plum Cake!

It's high time I got back into the swing of things. Months have passed and I've made only two mediocre updates. I haven't even been cooking or baking that much, but that's changing starting from now! Christmas is coming, and before that in just a week from now it's my birthday. The perfect time of ...

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I’m still here!

Dear readers,... dear friends, Do you know how long it's been since I posted anything to my blog? Heck, I can't even remember myself. Ok, I just checked. July the 5th. That was three and a half months ago. Far too long, and I'll excuse myself in advance because I'm sorely out of the habit of ...

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Kågeälven

…a little break

Hi folks, those of you who also have  blogs that I follow will no doubt have noticed that I haven't been especially regular in stopping by of late. My own posting schedule has suffered and I have to admit it: I'm a bit frazzled. It feels like there are a million and one things to do, ...

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Physalis and Green Tea Jam

Physalis and Green Tea Jam and a Giveaway

I've never cooked with physalis (is that the plural?) before, and come to think of it I've never cooked with green tea either, so making this gave me a great chance to flex my culinary muscle, and while making jam isn't really "thinking outside the box", the physalis and green tea jam was ...

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Coop Änglamark

Organic tasties from Loppi

I couldn't possibly say that this applies only to people with kids, because that's just simply not true, but when you "all of a sudden" do have another little mouth to feed it gives you pause for thought. "What am I actually putting into my body? What are we actually putting into our child's body?". ...

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