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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Red Velvet Cake For My Birthday Girl

Red Velvet Cake For My Birthday Girl

I’ve made her birthday cake every year and they have ranged from the quirky to the basic, from the stunning to the downright disastrous
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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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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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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
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Marvel Avengers 10th Birthday Cake

Marvel Avengers 10th Birthday Cake

As ever, Nigella came through for the chocolate cake, and I was helped by a three-year-old to make the buttercream (inside) (thank you Rosie
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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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Hip Mums Weigh In: Unique & Quirky Gifts We Really Want for Mother’s Day

Hip Mums Weigh In: Unique & Quirky Gifts We Really Want for Mother’s Day

So why not bake or buy your mum’s favourite pastry (or cake) and top it with flowers. Instead of opting for a generic gift pack, this year we asked some of the coolest mums around for some pressie recommendations (for them—or their mums) as unique and quirky as they come