Chocolate orange bundt cake

Chocolate orange bundt cakeThis chocolate orange cake is moist and velvety. By making it in a bundt tin, it looks more interesting, too.

The cake is perfect for an indulgent afternoon tea and if there’s any left over, you can pop the pieces in the freezer.

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Spicy rhubarb and fig compote

A photo of a small jar of spicy rhubarb and fig compote. Next to the jar there are two cinnamon sticks and a sprig of mint.This compote has a real zing to it. The spicy flavours of cinnamon and orange give it a warming edge while the sweetness of the fig fruit spread tempers it.

I love making it during the rhubarb season (I just wish my own rhubarb plants would hurry up so that I could start harvesting them). It’s great for breakfast with some thick Greek yogurt. You can also turn it into a pudding by serving it with some custard. Continue reading