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Gluten-free/ Sweets

Very Berry Pavlovas

very berry pavlovas

This week I’m (virtually) cooking with six fellow bloggers under the motto “Seasonal Cooking & Baking” for you. Each day another lovely lady has shared a mouthwatering recipe with fruits or vegetables that are currently in season. Since most berries are already in season (yay!), I thought that I would create individual-sized Very Berry Pavlovas for you. Continue Reading…

Cakes

Vicki Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake

Today I will be sharing with you my version of a British classic, the Victoria Sponge Cake. It is a very simple cake, traditionally consisting of a fluffy sponge, filled with jam and whipped cream or buttercream. My problem: I don’t like whipped cream or buttercream. Whipped cream is something I’ve never been a fan of. In my opinion it doesn’t taste like much and I would never order whipped cream on top of ice cream or hot chocolate. And buttercream to me tastes as if you would take a bite of a stick of butter, drenched in lots of sugar. So you can see my dilemma, liking the idea of a British Victoria Sponge Cake but not the actual implementation. 

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