Tag: orange zest

Cakes, Desserts

Torta Paradiso – Paradise Cake

I have been watching a lot of Youtube videos recently and came across Torta Paradiso which is an Italian cake.  With my in depth knowledge of Italian, (not really) I was able to translate the name to Paradise Cake.  This cake is flavoured with the zest of orange and lemon and will some vanilla bean […]

Cakes

Gingerbread Cake with Orange Frosting

I recently had a couple of requests for ginger cake.  I have made one before, on this blog but that was before I was also doing videos. So I decided I would make it again, but with a little variation. I should say that most of the recipes I have seen use only about half […]

Cakes, Pastries

Eccles Cakes

Eccles Cakes are named after a town in Lancashire, England.  They are made with a flaky pastry, though some people use puff pastry, and have a spicy currant and chopped peel filling.  I really like Eccles Cakes, and especially the lovely flaky pastry.  I make mine with all butter, using a recipe from BBC Good […]

Bread, Christmas

Panettone

Well Christmas is almost with us, so what better time to make Panettone, a traditional Italian cake, eaten at this time of year.  I have seen so many recipes for panettone, using many different ingredients, for flavours, almost all kinds of dried fruits, chocolate, almonds etc.  But for mine I wanted to make it with […]

Bread

Cranberry & Orange Sweet Soda Bread

Catching up on The Great Briitish Bake Off, having recorded the show while I was on holiday, I saw this bread being baked by one of the contestants.  It looked quite delicious, so I thought I would try to make it.  The recipe is on BBC Food. The instructions were easy to follow and since […]