So it has been a while my sweets! Over 6 weeks since a blog post and around 4 weeks since baking!!! WHY?! I hear you cry…Why indeed…Well we’ve finally bit the bullet and got our kitchen done. It was looking tired, 70’s (and not in a good way) and was proving to be a health, not to mention sanity, risk!
Now it’s so puuuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrty though…LOOK!!!
What’s more the oven does what it says! I know this seems bonkers to you all, but the old oven took a lot of getting used to…eventually I sussed that you needed to set the temperature to 20 degrees less than the fan temperature a recipe recommended, plus reduce your cooking time to around 10 mins less. This made baking similar to a game of Russian Roulette. This beauty however, says 170 degrees and cooks at 170 degrees…bliss!
Anyway…to the recipe! This monstrosity of a recipe came from the need to make my gal-pal Lucy a cake for her 30th birthday which was last Thursday. She’s not a huge cake fan but LOVES Rocky Road so I knew I needed to do my own twist on this classic…having never made it before…strangely! Continue reading