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Your best showy and tasty cake recipe

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#1 Hattie

Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:13 PM

Hi all,
I am attending a morning tea for a work colleague who is going on maternity leave. I have been on leave from work since I was diagnosed in September, and this will be my first time back at work for a visit. I have volunteered to make a cake, so now am thinking about what sort. The last one I did for a similar do was a for tiered red velvet number which went down a treat, so I have a lot to live up to!

Ideas and links to recipes appreciated.


#2 Silver Girl

Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:22 PM

How about a Hummingbird cake? I always think they're impressive.

#3 CupcakeMumma

Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:26 PM

Anything from these guys

#4 Silver Girl

Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:28 PM

I like how these look too though haven't made them yet.


#5 Molondy

Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:40 PM

This is my go-to: it never fails and you can dress it up or down however you like.


#6 Hattie

Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:03 PM

Ooohhh thanks, some great ideas here.


#7 Excentrique Feral

Posted 28 February 2013 - 02:17 PM

I highly recommend this mud cake. There are some variations you can try at the bottom. I've made it several times and its always turned out really well.


#8 Ice Queen

Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:05 AM

If I want to impress I do an Orange and Almond cake or a Lumberjack Cake.  The Lumberjack cake is a good old womens weekly recipe with dates and apples but it is delicious and gets rave reviews every time.

Happy to provide either recipe.

#9 librablonde

Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:33 AM

I made this recently and got rave reviews. And it's easy to do:

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