Caribbean rum cake

This is a lovely moist favourite from the Caribean, reminiscent of the tinned variety which are often given around Christmas. I developed this recipe for the Thermomix from a book I found in Barbedos, Angela Spenceley's Just add Rum. the recipe apparently comes from the BVI. It is very simple and very delicious and only…

Whole orange mini bundt

This Thermomix recipe from the (Australian)Everyday cookbook, EDC, is so easy and suitable for those family members and friends who want to avoid gluten. I used standard baking powder, which can have traces of gluten so if you want to avoid it all, scource the speciality brand. While this is being billed as a cake…

Chocolate and sour cream cake – a match made in heaven

This is a wonderful classic- a sour cream chocolate cake. James Morton makes it with yogurt which is also great and he spices things up with a pinch (or three) of chilli powder. I'm sure you have seen chilli chocolate on supermarket shelves- it may not be to everyone's taste but if it is add…

Orange bundt

' I made this cakes for a friend's birthday – I think bundts cakes are perfect for party sharing as they seem to go such a long way. You can cut the tiniest slither so easily (and then go back for seconds!) This wonderful Bundt is based on a recipe from Ed Kimber's book Say…

Thermomix marble cake

  Most of us have made a marble cake, but I had laboriously had two equal bowls of chocolate and vanilla mixture and added each in turn – that is until I read this wonderful marble recipe in Thermomix My Way of Cooking. They suggest pouring the vanilla into the base of the bundt pan…