This is my all time favourite slice. I’ve loved it since high school. Back then I would regularly purchase a piece from the tuck shop if I could rake together enough coinage. Who knows why it is called magic slice, but there is no denying that it is simply delicious. The only problem when you bake it is that you want to devour it all.
Last saturday me and my friends decided to have a pot luck dinner. I said I would do dessert, as it would be a good challenge for me since I normally pick to do savoury dishes over sweet. Currently, I am obsessed with My Kitchen Rules. Everyone on the show always makes their own pastry so I thought I would give it a go. This is a recipe from Annabel Langbein’s book, Simple Pleasures.
Beetroot seems to be an ingredient which keeps popping up in a lot of baking recipes recently; and no wonder. Beetroot increases the amounts of nutrients in your cake, so you feel less guilty about the big dollops of icing. It produces a beautiful red colour and also makes things moist (everyones favourite M word). It was time to bake a cake as it was my friend Zoe’s birthday. Zoe also shares a passion for […]