Today was a good day. It was Shrove Tuesday/pancake day so that helped. I haven’t had anything sweet for a while so today I kind of lost the run of myself.
Yesterday I went to Galway for a few hours to meet up with Lucy. I haven’t seen her in a few weeks so it was great to catch up. First though was the bus trip from hell.
Today was pancake day (or Shrove Tuesday). One of my favourite days of the year, in fact I don’t know why I don’t have pancakes more often!
As it’s St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow I thought I should make something fitting for the occasion. It’s a Guinness Chocolate Cake based on Nigella’s recipe but a budget version 😉 I really like it so if you give it a try let me know what you think: 250 ml Guinness 250 grams margarine 90 grams […]
Warning: This is very sickly and you might break your teeth on the thick chocolate! If you have a very sweet tooth this might be the cake for you. I find it very sickly and the fact that the mixture under the chocolate topping looked like compost put me off slightly (but not enough to […]
The last couple of days have been all about cakes 🙂 Lucy made the one above for her friend’s birthday. It’s a really clever idea for a cake….I hope she makes me one when it’s my birthday! Today was a really awful day and as Lucy has taken her cake to her friends I decided […]