Thursday, 23 January 2014

Sticky Chocolate Orange and Prune Loaf
























Things that are happening lately...
I’ve started a new job!  After 7 plus years in the same company it’s scary being the new girl again.  I’m two weeks in and surviving so far.
I no longer have a huge commute.  This is absolute bliss, quite literally.
I get an hour extra in bed.  Again, bliss.
I’ve hardly had a moment to get to grips with cooking/baking/blogging.  Things should balance out soon.  After all just think of all that time I’m saving not commuting.
I’m stuck in a lunch rut of either avocado or baked beans on toast, not together...ok sometimes together (this appals my husband).
I’ve made this apple cake but with pears 4 times since Christmas. It’s too good.
I’m desperate for warm sunny days.  Oh winter how I loathe you. 
This sticky chocolate orange and prune loaf cake over at London Bakes is a rich and decadent treat while still being on the lighter side.  I used brown rice flour to make it gluten free and skipped the liqueur as we never have anything so sophisticated to drink around here. 
Recipe here.

I hope you have a good weekend. x



5 comments:

  1. DAMN THAT LOOKS GOOD! Sticky chocolate (insert whatever) is a surefire way to get me tempted. I'll have to check out londonbakes soon. Also, good luck on the new job! I know how it feels being the new girl too well. You'll be fine. Maybe bring along some chocolate orange prune loaf one day- they will love you ;)

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    1. Haha, thanks Shu Han. Yes bribe a few colleagues with cake is always a good way to go. ;)

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  2. The name alone of this cake sounds fabulous! Winter definitely calls for properly comforting cakes like this one.

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    1. Thanks Lucy, yes comforting cakes are definitely the way to get through winter!

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  3. Ahhhhhh Caz I need this in my kitchen right now! I'm on a crazy sticky dense carb craving and this would do the trick beautifully.

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