Vegan ‘Red’ Velvet Cupcakes

Although I had tried a few of those lurid, overly-sweet red velvet cupcakes which have become abundant in the last few years, I only tried my first proper red velvet cake recently – and actually fell in love.  With its eye-catching red and cream colour contrast, velvety soft texture and subtle chocolatey flavour – beautifully balanced out by the tang of cream cheese… Continue reading Vegan ‘Red’ Velvet Cupcakes

Birthday Bake: Pina Colada Cake mk II

I had a topically tropical themed pre-birthday gathering yesterday (kind of the weather to join in the fun) so had another go at the Pina Colada Cake.  The cake was basically the same, except roughly chopped pineapple rings were used instead of crushed pineapple, which made it more of a feature of the texture – and… Continue reading Birthday Bake: Pina Colada Cake mk II