GBBO – Coffee and Walnut (or almond) Battenberg Cake

GBBO – Coffee and Walnut (or almond) Battenberg Cake

So it begins! For this recipe I used Mary Berry’s of course. That can be found over on BBC. I had to make some adjustments though, because I am allergic to walnuts. So instead of walnut, I made an almond and coffee battenberg. Don’t worry it was still delicious. Cakes are probably the technical I’m most confident with, bake wise, but decoration wise it’s different. It’s no secret that I’m terrible at decoration. Case and point: My motto has basically been, as long as it tastes good, who cares what it…

(Mint) Mocha Muffins

(Mint) Mocha Muffins

Man, February was a crazy month. So of course I decided to end it with mocha muffins – because coffee makes everything easier. So what’s been crazy? Well, my chinchilla and I have been bonding. I trained her that crawling all over me means she gets a pellet. So she’s decided to stop hating me which has led to adorable pictures like this: and this: I’m pretty much becoming a crazy chinchilla lady. But I mean come on, she is the absolute cutest. But anyway, mocha muffins. I don’t like cake-y, super sugary…