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Virtually Silent

This decadent chocolate creations hides a surprise of strawberries stuffed between layers of moist, rich and crumby cake. The frosting was probably my favourite part of the recipe, being easy to spoon… I mean whip up… and it envelopes the strawberries in a warm chocolatey hug.

Then you get to devour it all.

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Party In The USA – Part III

Just before I start this post, the commenting issue has apparently been fixed – if anyone is still unable to comment, please take a print screen of what your commenting area looks like, or of what comes up if you press comment, send it gobakeyourself@yahoo.com.au and I will forward it on to the blogging consultancy to try and fix it 🙂

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This is the second last instalment to my ‘Party in the USA’ series, but I promise you my friends, it will be not be boring, and definitely full of good foodieness 😉

Despite what you may think, I am not done with the Caribbean yet, not at all! One post would definitely not be enough to capture the absolute gorgeousness of the islands, and I have not even shown you the local food.

 

Shame on me, shame on me, shame on me 😛

But that’s ok!

I think perhaps my favourite island from all the wonderful islands we set foot on was the magnificent St Maartens. And yes, that is not a misspell. You see, this particular island is seriously weird in that it is split between Dutch and French ownership.

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Guest Post: Chocolate Spinach Cake With Leaf Prints

Goooood morning everyone, how are you all? Ok, I will dispense with the small talk considering I promised you no more guest posts for a while  and you are glaring daggers at me but hear. me. out. I am not sure if you remember but a couple of weeks back, in August, I guestposted over at Cakewhiz- A Cake Geek’s Resource. Now, this blog is run by Abeer and if you have not heard of it already, I am sorry to say but I must remove that rock you have been living under 😉
I asked Abeer if some time, she would like to guest post one of her masterpieces one day here. Yes, I did say masterpiece because Ms Abeer is. an. absolute. artist. I do not even know where to begin with her decorating skills, baking and cooking skills and the fact that everything she makes could be put up on display in some high-flying location.

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Introducing… Savoury

That’s right folks, I have made and posted my first ever savoury dish – I feel so unlike me! But I am sure every avid baker who still lives with their parents has had the conversation ‘You must learn to cook savoury because when you are living alone, you can’t survive on sweets!’

**Ahem** – I beg to differ 😛

But finally after a long couple of months of insistence, I gave in and starting looking for savoury vegetarian (in case you didn’t know, we are all predominantly vegos) dishes and actually bookmarked a couple. ME!

19I wanted to start out simple and there was nothing that seemed better than this delicious Kidney Bean Dip recipe found at my greatest source, Exclusively Food! For a nice summer barbecue, this recipe was yelling at me to be made so you know – I went ahead and did it! And it was far from a disaster.

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Baking snakes is not good in a cake…

Actually Written: August 4th 2011

That is why this is a NO-BAKE Snake Cake.

Well, this was one of those cakes that looks too good to eat – that’s when you KNOW it is an awesome recipe

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This cake was actually much easier than I thought – I
figured all this icing was bound to kill and it was difficult to handle at
first admittedly, but as time progressed the snake ‘skin’  just got smoother and smoother (and covered
with chocolate peanut M&Ms…yum!!!)

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Easter = Chocolate = Mousse And Eggs

Actually Written: 29th April 2011

Wow, a Coles recipe worth hugging to your heart! This cake was made to
(and totally did) show the enormous number of Aunties and Uncles who show up for the annual house party just how
much you’ve grown without the awkward questions, the inevitable ‘school must be
getting serious speech’ and the occasional body check given by the Aunties very
close to you.

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You know how this cake avoids all that? Well geez, how can you
miss it? The cake looks awesome, almost resonates with mouse-ly fluffiness and
did I add the fact that it’s chocolate? Totally an attention stealer!

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