It has been more than six months since I last updated this blog. So many things have happened since then. Marriage life has been sweet, although Mr B. and I are living in two different cities for a while.
I said goodbye to
On the bright side, we have settled in a lovely apartment in
And of course I have started cooking in my new kitchen. Not a lot of exciting stuff since sometimes I just do not bother cooking just for one. But well, the joy of cooking is always there. All I need to do is to find some time to cook (and hoping that there is still enough light to photograph my food!)
So here it is, the first thing I bake in my kitchen. Really simple small pound cakes, which are full of flavours and love. Apples are in season, and I got the really delicious un-waxed ones from the farmers´ market. I also used the maple syrup that a lovely friend from
These cakes are really lovely and a breeze to make. They have the texture of doughnuts so you can roll them in cinnamon sugar mixture. I like them warm with a bit of mascarpone cheese, a drizzle of maple syrup and light dust of cinnamon.
Apple and maple syrup pound cake
Recipe from Donna Hay magazine
Ingredients (for 12 generous small size cakes)
375g self-rising flour, sifted
1 tsp ground cinnamon
250g butter, melted
175g brown sugar
1/2 cup maple syrup
6 red apples, peeled and grated
Mascarpone cheese and extra cinammon powder & maple syrup to serve
Preheat oven to 180C. Place flour and cinammon in a bowl and mix to combine. Add butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, egg and apples – mix well to combine. Spoon to 12 well-greased tins (muffin pan works fine). Bake 20 mins or until cooked though.
Serve warm with cheese, mapple syrup and cinnamon powder.
I am still adjusting to the whole blogging thing again after so long! I opened my google reader just now and there are more than 1000+ entries I have not read! I will be going around all my fav blogs to get inspired all over again :D.