Coffee and peanut butter muffins

Toast, porridge, toast, porridge. School day breakfasts can get really repetitive really quickly, but who can justify having pain-au-chocolat or croissants every morning? I mean, not just from a time perspective but from a health point of view. And so that’s when you need to make these muffins: not only do they taste good, they will…

Mocha cake

Coffee and chocolate is a pretty amazing combination. Nutty, caramel and warming.  Two bitter and rich flavours that really compliment each other. So for when you want options to the classic coffee and walnut, or the indulgent tiramisu, this cake will give you a subtle double caffeine kick. The sponge is made with olive oil, making it very light and fluffy….

Tiramisu cake

It’s nearly the end of 2014 and what a year! No better way to celebrate it than with this rich and boozy cake: an ode to tiramisu, which won’t require hours in the kitchen but will make a very special dessert. It’s quite simple: a basic sponge cake, soaked in coffee, sugar and rum, then topped with fluffy…

Coffee and walnut cake

This cake is great at anytime. It is nice for breakfast, it is great for elevenses, it is brilliant with an afternoon tea (or coffee) and everybody loves it. I have tried with pecan nuts but I have to say that it goes best with walnuts, there is something earthy about their flavour, it just marries…