Sunday, 2 May 2010

Orange, Cointreau, vanilla & raspberry cake

Sometimes my dad will start planning a build and after a while it will become apparent that the purpose of the build will be in order to use a truss or beam that he has collected with an afterthought for function! On a much smaller scale, I do the same when I purchase or come across a new ingredient. Yesterday I bought a lovely looking horseradish - this will lead to a roast this bank holiday I'm sure. Last week I found a lovely little shop only selling mini liqueurs for baking and I bought a little bottle of Cointreau and a little bottle of Framboise. The cake below was baked purely to use these ingredients and I hadn't the patience to find a recipe so I made it up as I went a long... 

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