I have taken on the somewhat crazy task of making my own wedding cake. As someone who has generally shied away from layer cakes and fiddly frosting techniques and any kind of buttercream in general, THIS IS REALLY QUITE BIG. Because our wedding is essentially going to be a hipster picnic in the park, I don't think the guests will mind if we serve my fallback option, which is a couple of bundt . . .
Sticky date pudding is that dessert that many Australians and Kiwis will have tried at some point in their life. Known as sticky toffee pudding in the UK, and perchance other parts of the world, it is a rich, moist dessert cake stuffed with lots of chopped dates and smothered with a brown sugar caramel sauce. Gah, even talking about it is making my mouth water. It is one of my favourite . . .
What do you do when life Hayley the magnificent gives you lemons four kilos of tangelos from the farm? You eat a couple over the sink (cuz they're super juicy... the juice goes ALL over the kitchen :)), then you make upside down cake, and then you make a big batch of marmalade, and then you look over at the fruit bowl and it's like you hardly used up any tangelos at all. I suppose I could make . . .