Quirky cake recipes

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

He’s a computer guy so he’s uber smart and he makes us laugh with his quirky antics. Everyone likes chocolate and everyone likes cake, right
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Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Lottie submitted the following GORGEOUS four cakes, from her rose fondant cakes to the quirky Half a Sixpence Cake, with more roses and some salted caramel in between, I think you will agree that her cakes all look STUNNING
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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes (again) - Cake Club Recipe

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes (again) - Cake Club Recipe

I don't usually repeat myself on this blog, but I went to a cake club this week where the theme was Cakes or Cupcakes With a Fruit Element
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Chocolate Gingerbread - an non fruit-cake Christmas cake alternative - RECIPE

Chocolate Gingerbread - an non fruit-cake Christmas cake alternative - RECIPE

My fabulous food photographer friend over at Stem and Ginger, Karen, and I have collaborated to come up with a tantalizing alternative Christmas cake
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A Classic Carrot and Walnut Cake

A Classic Carrot and Walnut Cake

As we apparently can't resist them, here's a list of reasons you really ought to bake this carrot cake this weekend
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Food Blogger Friday: Gin & Tonic Cake

Food Blogger Friday: Gin & Tonic Cake

I came across this fabulous website via a friend on Facebook who shared her discovery for this rather quirky sounding cake
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A Tea Time Treat Review: St Kew Teacup Basket Hamper from Lakeland and a Cake Recipe!

A Tea Time Treat Review: St Kew Teacup Basket Hamper from Lakeland and a Cake Recipe!

A fitting gift for those with a penchant for afternoon tea, the quirky teacup and saucer willow basket can be used as a fruit basket, or perhaps lined and planted up with flowers or herbs
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Minions Birthday Cake

Minions Birthday Cake

We recently watched the Minions movie and I thought it would be a relatively easy cake to do for him
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Half a dozen “egg cup” cakes!

Half a dozen “egg cup” cakes!

These are perfect as a light dessert or served as a very quirky part of Afternoon Tea. Half a dozen egg cup cakes
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Afternoon Tea Delight - The Great Denby Cake Off

Afternoon Tea Delight - The Great Denby Cake Off

Stem&Ginger and I have collaborated to create a delicious seasonal chocolate gingerbread cake. Comfort cake at its best
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Dorset Apple Cake

Dorset Apple Cake

I love the quirky English desserts and cakes tradition, each county having its own speciality which is defended to the hilt
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Raw carrot cake balls

Raw carrot cake balls

It is another one of those quirky health food ingredients that simply needs to be appreciated and enjoyed in its own right and not as a replacement for something else
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Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

The recipe sounded a little quirky to be able to cook it without any form of flour but I am trying to find lots of yummy, gluten free recipes so I thought it was worth ago
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Super easy caramel pear crumble cake

Super easy caramel pear crumble cake

Kitchen equipment is just the beginning – they also sell really unique furniture (and I don’t mean ‘unique’ as in ugly, I mean really cool stuff that you wouldn’t find elsewhere), quirky artwork, unusual food products and, at the moment, the most amazing Christmas decorations (is it time for the C-word yet
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Chocolate and White Chocolate Fudge Cakes Recipe

Chocolate and White Chocolate Fudge Cakes Recipe

After some lovely feedback from the School Fete last week, I thought I would share the recipe for those fudge cupcakes
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3-layered pink vanilla cake.

3-layered pink vanilla cake.

A lovely designer from Sydney, May Leong, who is the founder and owner of May And Baz - a design studio based also in Sydney, is all about producing cute and quirky paper good and homeware designs - gave me a chance to style her adorable tea towells and greeting cards
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The Water Poet – A Hidden, Quirky Pub

The Water Poet – A Hidden, Quirky Pub

Char-grilled roasted leg of lamb with Sicilian potato cake and caprese salad. From the exterior, The Water Poet looks to be a normal pub but the place has a quirky interior with many rooms and funky decorations on the wall which carries on to the outside beer garden
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Disco Ball Birthday Cake

Disco Ball Birthday Cake

Disco Ball Cake. But this cake was reasonably easy. The disco ball I made by making a giant cupcake Victoria sponge, slicing and carving into a vague spherical shape, and then covering initially in silver fondant