Chocolate decadence cake | It has been a banner year for berries! Each week at the farmers' market I've come across a new berry I'm yet to try. The sweet little lady who I purchased my currants from last week had a few containers of gooseberries. I fell in love with the colours, shape and lines. The berry itself is not overly sweet, you could compare it to a blueberry. Gooseberries are full of vitamin C, fibre and potassium. So they add a healthy little kick to your day.This cake is…
Spiced chocolate pavlova with kirsch custard cream and sour cherry granita
Spiced chocolate pavlova with kirsch custard cream and sour cherry granita | Despite historical facts to the contrary – eating pavlova seems to be a firmly Australian tradition often associated with summer. My mother has always been fond of whipping one up and the variations that can be made are endless even though, sadly, many include banana. This is a slightly over the top version that combines cherries, another summer tradition, and the buttery flavour of macadamias.
With a growing stock pile of over-ripe bananas in my freezer and a gluten-free friend coming over, this recipe ticked all the boxes. Dense and moist with little pockets of dark chocolate – a very delicious afternoon tea loaf.