Tag: Baking

Mississippi mud cake (for Max)

I hesitate to say any recipe's fool-proof, but this is the nearest I've come to one. And, what's more, it's delicious.1 tbsp instant coffee100 gms dark (or cooking) chocolate1/2 cup water1 cup sugar100 gms butterPut in pot, & heat until chocolate's melted and sugar's dissolved. Allow to cool and add 2 tbsp whisky or sherry.Meanwhile … Continue reading Mississippi mud cake (for Max)


Pavlova, take 4

Possibly it was a touch of guilt at going away again so soon after the last trip, and knowing how much L likes pavlova, that made me try another recipe before I left. This time I resorted to the good old Edmonds’ Cookbook. They did talk about using an electric mixer, which I didn’t, ‘cos … Continue reading Pavlova, take 4