Category: Cake

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Quick moist all-in-one almond cake

This is yet another of my favourite easy cakes because it is straightforward and an all-in-one recipe.    The result is soft and moist and it is a good way to use up left over ground almonds  You can make it in advance and freeze the cake until you need it.  I like to double the ingredients and make one large one or two … Read More Quick moist all-in-one almond cake

Quick cake, no mixers, no processed sugar, no fats

I make this cake again and again.  It is based on the Maltese St Martin’s Cake and the traditional recipe has no added processed sugar and no added fats.  It is also the quickest cake you can possibly make.  For a gluten free diet, simply use gluten free flour You can bake it in different dishes, in a loaf tin or the more traditional … Read More Quick cake, no mixers, no processed sugar, no fats

Very Easy Coconut Cake

Coconut gives a moistness to any bake and this very very quick all in one is ideal if you wish to impress with a fresh homebake.  Provided you have all the ingredients ready it literally takes under 5 minutes to prepare from start to finish. I like the idea of coconut being rich in Selenium, a strong mineral that plays an important part in … Read More Very Easy Coconut Cake

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake – no processed sugar, no butter or oils

Cakes should be fluffy and light. The bulk of processed sugar and the flavour and consistency of butter is often needed to achieve the right consistency in cakes. The big secret to achieving that light and fluffy texture is not to overmix. You will not need any electric mixers or gadgets. Simply sift the flour twice and dry ingredients into a large bowl and … Read More Chocolate Beetroot Cake – no processed sugar, no butter or oils

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Healthier Christmas Cake with Olive Oil

Gluten-free, lactose-free and reduced sugar diets are hot topics these days.

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Maltese St Martin’s Cake

Here is the recipe that we filmed last week in English and the recipe in the footage is in Maltese .  But here you will also find the full recipe written in English.  Any comments please let me know. I love St Martin’s feast.  It reminds me of Harvest Festival in the UK.  I remember  how excited my children used to be preparing for … Read More Maltese St Martin’s Cake

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Child-friendly quick muffins

I made these quick muffins on tv and they are ideal for putting into your kids’  lunch boxes or to send in to share for a celebration. Use gluten free flour if they are meant to be for sharing.  I usually omit the brown sugar when I make mine as I find the sweetness from the carrot and apple is enough but it depends … Read More Child-friendly quick muffins

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Gluten Free Lemon Ginger Polenta Cake

Buttermilk adds an incredible texture to anything that is baked and the cake crumb is lighter. This is a dense and moist cake and a small slice served with Greek yoghurt and slices of citrus also an incredible dessert.

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All-in-one [no mixer] Banana Date and Oat Cake

Baking and summer do not go together but if you have to bake in this Maltese summer heat, because you may still want a healthier type of cake, this is the answer as it is an all-in-one with no equipment required. Another reason why I like the recipe, as the washing up is minimal. Sugar can be replaced with stevia and apart from the ripe bananas, more sweetness comes from the dates.

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Very Easy Vegan Apricot Carrot Cake

This vegan apricot and carrot cake is moist and delicious, one of the easiest and most delicious recipes.

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Using Labneh to make Quick Almond Cupcakes

These are really quick all-in-one almond cupcakes. For a gluten free recipe, substitute the self raising flour with a gluten free ready-mix of self raising flour. This recipe makes 12 regular size cupcakes.

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Breakfast feta muffins with kale

The whole house fills with the aroma of good fresh baking. I take them out of the oven and wonder if the combination will work….