Layered Mousse Cake 2 Ways – with lots of trouble

There are times in baking when trying something new, that you are stretched that little bit too much. For New Year’s Eve I decided to make another of Maren Lubbe’s (of Malus Köstlichkeiten) fabulous wonders, a Whisky and Chocolate mousse cake encased in stripy joconde sponge topped off with chocolate mirror glaze.   The stripy…

La Dolce Gubana

My Easter Baking has begun and with so much choice from around the world (see my last post here) I was struggling to make a decision about what to do first.  My first thoughts were a Simnel Cake, but I realised I needed to take one to my mother over Easter.  Also we are making a…