• Lifestyle

    How to Make a Dinosaur Cake Stand

    Today’s blog post is a DIY on how to make a Dinosaur Cake Stand, courtesy of Karen Kelly (kaRi) from the blog Lovilee. kaRi reached out to me to ask if she could feature one of my recipes on her site, and I was beyond excited to hear from her because she’s a well known and well-established blogger in South Africa, who’s been blogging since 2013! kaRi says she is a creative at heart that loves pretty things and sharing pretty things with others and if her blog is anything to go buy, her creativity is off the charts. She is the go-to blog for all wedding inspiration and with…

  • Gluten Free

    French Flourless Chocolate Cake

    Mother’s Day is around the corner and I have another recipe for you to try out – Annie Bell’s French Flourless Chocolate Cake. This recipe from Annie Bell can be found in one of my favourite cooking books given to me by my sister many years ago, called the Baking Bible. Obviously, I am keen to try any alternative recipes available, especially those that are free from flour, with this one being no exception. You only need a few ingredients to make this fudgy cake, including butter, eggs, chocolate, coffee and caster sugar. French & Flourless Chocolate Cake Flourless chocolate cakes don’t tend to vary much in the ingredient department:…

  • Gluten Free Christmas Coconut Cake
    Dairy Free,  Gluten Free

    Make a Christmas Coconut Cake

    It’s the second last day of my 24 Days of Christmas blog posts and today’s recipe is a naughty but nice one – How-to make a Christmas Coconut Cake. This cake is soft and scrumptious, gluten-free and the frosting is dairy free and uses only coconut cream. Decorate with whatever berries or fruit is in season and top with some edible sparkles for that festive vibe. This Christmas Coconut Cake is the kind of cake that beckons you in every time you walk past it and it’s dead easy to make. Serve as a dessert or slice up and serve with tea and coffee. Happy Baking, Love Cat    …

  • Gluten Free Chocolate Birthday Cake
    Gluten Free,  Lifestyle

    {Gluten Free} Chocolate Birthday Cake and 30 things I now know!

    Ok as of this moment – I am officially 30 years old, so I made a Chocolate Birthday Cake to celebrate. Before I get to the chocolate cake though, I have to take a moment to acknowledge that this is happening.   I am 30. That feels so incredibly strange to type out. “Hello, my name is Cat and I’m 30 years old.”   I think it isn’t really the number that scares me, more so the fact that I feel as though I celebrated my 21st just a few years ago. It was Arabian Night themed and the Disney lover inside of me made sure that everybody dressed up.     This…

  • Dairy Free,  Gluten Free

    {GF} Coconut & Almond Vanilla Cake with {DF} Coconut Cream Frosting

    MOIST and SOFT and MOREISH – There is NO other way to describe this Coconut and Almond Gluten Free cake. It may not be the most beautiful baked thing you have ever seen, but Shaun and I devoured the entire thing over the weekend. It’s the kind of cake that beckons you in everytime you walk past it and its dead easy to make. Shaun says its the best cake he’s ever tasted, but I think he just really loves cake. But you won’t know until you judge for yourself and let me know your thoughts. The sponge is Gluten Free and the frosting is Dairy Free, being made of coconut…

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