Chocolate Pound Cake with Olive Oil Icing

Chocolate Pound Cake with Olive Oil Icing

This is a winner of a cake. Like an absolute, total, hands-down winner. A few ingredients, loads of healthy olive oil, magnesium-rich cacao and heaven in a mouthful! After visiting the olive groves at Cobram Estate last week I really wanted to try out an icing similar to one that the chef made for our carrot cake. I've always loved chocolate and olive oil together so it seemed fitting that I'd use it instead of water to make it!

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Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Fudge Cake

Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Fudge Cake

What's a birthday without cake right? Not a birthday at all I say!

I make my famous chocolate cake every year but this year I put a twist on the classic, pomegranate! It might sound strange but the slight sourness that pomegranate molasses has compliments the bitterness of dark chocolate so well. A total flavour bomb. Especially when you go all out like I have (well it is a birthday weekend!) with whipped cream and ganache frosting...heaven!

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Orange Blossom and Cardamom Cake

Orange Blossom and Cardamom Cake

The last couple of years i have coincidentally made isaac middle-eastern inspired cakes, and i did it again this year. i made orange blossom and cardamom cake with yoghurt and honey icing aka 'ugh! it tastes like morning fresh detergent' according to isaac's bro.

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