Fiona cairns chocolate cake recipes

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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' Birthday Cake Book when I saw it – Jewel Box cake. Fiona Cairns is probably best known for making the wedding
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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). Adapted from Bake and decorate by Fiona Cairns 250g salted soft butter
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JibberJabberUK's Top 10 baking books

JibberJabberUK's Top 10 baking books

Fiona Cairns. chocolate cake should always be recommended. The wheat-free Chocolate and Brazil Nut. For this month's Love Cake it's all about the books and I've been encouraging people to
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Bake & Decorate by Fiona Cairns

Bake & Decorate by Fiona Cairns

Recipes include favourites such as a moist chocolate celebration cake, carrot cake covered in gold leaf and a section dedicated to beautiful decorations
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Tea Time Treats does Random Recipes: 10 ways to prolong the Summer and a delectable Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Tea Time Treats does Random Recipes: 10 ways to prolong the Summer and a delectable Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

This recipe is from Bake and Decorate by Fiona Cairns, the only adaptation I've made is to pop on top strawberries rather than the raspberries suggested
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Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

My first approach was a classic salted caramel buttercream based on a Fiona Cairns recipe. ) very good quality Valrhona chocolate and have noticed the caramel notes in the different milk chocolate blends
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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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Tiramisu cake for Baking the Books ! - South Lancashire Clandestine Cake Club at Ebb and Flo Books, Chorley. (15th)

Tiramisu cake for Baking the Books ! - South Lancashire Clandestine Cake Club at Ebb and Flo Books, Chorley. (15th)

We are here with a theme of baking a recipe from our favourite cooking or baking book, my bake was a Tiramisu Cake from Fiona Cairns "The Birthday Cake Book"
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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. I've been admiring Battenberg cakes I've seen on various blog sites for a while, but I've managed to ignore the urge to make one until now
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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. The cake pop balls are shaped by hand into balls which then have a stick pushed through them which has been dipped into white chocolate so that it sets inside the cake pop
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The Busy Girl's Guide to Cake Decorating by Ruth Clemens

The Busy Girl's Guide to Cake Decorating by Ruth Clemens

Bake & Decorate by Fiona Cairns. Chocolate cake. Buttercream (vanilla and chocolate). There is cake. Chocolate cupcakes
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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