Fiona cairns chocolate cake with no flour recipes

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Chocolate and beetroot sandwich cake

Chocolate and beetroot sandwich cake

a chocolate and beetroot cake in Fiona Cairns' Bake and Decorate. Repeat with the other chocolate. Once the cakes have cooled completely spread one layer with the jam
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Butterscotch Cake with caramel hazelnut whisps

Butterscotch Cake with caramel hazelnut whisps

Another birthday in the house and The Birthday book by Fiona Cairns comes out to play again this time chosen by charlie is a Butterscotch cake with caramel whisps looks so elegant but scary as well with the tall spikes of caramel
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Jewel Box Cake

Jewel Box Cake

Fiona Cairns is probably best known for making the wedding. Fiona Cairns' Birthday Cake Book when I saw it – Jewel Box cake
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Christmas is coming…

Christmas is coming…

The Parcel Cake by Fiona Cairns from Waitrose…. The Chocolate & Passion Fruit Popping Candy Bites by Heston from Waitrose…
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Easter cookies

Easter cookies

Few cookies I topped with moulded melted chocolate (duck, bird, Easter egg, bow). I followed a classic shortbread recipe and made one batch with cornflour, and another with rice flour
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Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

My first approach was a classic salted caramel buttercream based on a Fiona Cairns recipe. I believe that the combination of a good quality Belgian milk chocolate and my toffee caramel sauce as an addition to a plain vanilla buttercream results in a smooth caramel flavour without being overly sweet
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Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

Birthday Cakes Extravaganza

One of my newly acquired birthday items was Bake and Decorate by Fiona Cairns, a book I became aware of through reading Oxslip's eclectic blog
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Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

The last marzipan I made for the battenberg, using a recipe from Bake & Decorate by Fiona Cairns was a bit difficult to work with
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Chocolate & Caramel Cupcakes - We Should Cocoa 3

Chocolate & Caramel Cupcakes - We Should Cocoa 3

This recipe for salted caramel buttercream I adapted from Fiona Cairns's Bake & Decorate and the cake recipe I adapted from here
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Chocolate and Matcha Battenberg - We Should Cocoa 8

Chocolate and Matcha Battenberg - We Should Cocoa 8

As my base I used the recipe from Fiona Cairns' Bake & Decorate. This cake has yet to be tasted by anyone else, but I'm feeling fairly confident that it will be enjoyed later on today, crumbling and cracked marzipan notwithstanding
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A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

a Battenberg, closely following Fiona Cairn's Recipe. Place on a green 'pitch' cake board and crumble chocolate biscuits around the 'pitch' to represent 'mud'
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Luscious Lemon Glitter ball cake for Strictly come baking !

Luscious Lemon Glitter ball cake for Strictly come baking !

The inspiration for the lemon curd, cream and crumbled meringue filling comes from Fiona Cairns. Once your cake pops are firm and cold you are ready to finish them off , I dipped them in melted white chocolate and decorated with silver balls but you could use any sprinkles you like
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Russian Doll Matryoshka Birthday Cake

Russian Doll Matryoshka Birthday Cake

I did use the recipe for the actual cake from the Fiona Cairns book though as I thought it would fit in well with the Russian theme and make a nice change from chocolate
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The life and times of a Bake-o-holic: Battenberg Cake

The life and times of a Bake-o-holic: Battenberg Cake

The recipe is from Fiona Cairn's lovely, lovely book. Dust a work surface with icing sugar and roll out the marzipan into a rectangle the length of the cake and wide enough to wrap around all four sides
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Mermaids for the birthday girl: Orange drizzle cake without the drizzle but with other fun stuff!!

Mermaids for the birthday girl: Orange drizzle cake without the drizzle but with other fun stuff!!

I decided also to fore go the orange drizzle and icing that goes with the original cake recipe (from Fiona Cairns' 'Bake and Decorate') but split the cake and spread a thick layer of raspberry jam
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Rose Flavoured Victoria Sponge & How To Make Sugarpaste Rosebuds

Rose Flavoured Victoria Sponge & How To Make Sugarpaste Rosebuds

I also made a few sugarpaste rosebuds to decorate the cake with and these are actually to easier to make than you might think