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Sep 17, 2008



That looks great! For a moment I thought the apples were eggplant on top of the cake... Great idea to use the same container to measure out everything!!


I had this exact same 'problem' on holiday this year - no cake tin and no scales (...and lots of rainy days). In the end, I went out and bought both! If only I'd had this brilliantly-useful recipe. Looks absolutely delicious and I imagine would be rather good with pears on top too.


Your cake looks beautiful! I wouldn't have thought to put apples on top.


Hi ya
This is my first time here..mussay that ur blog is lovely...

Your cake looks so yummy... lovely pic..

I am pretty new to this blogging world..jus popped in to say my big hi!


This story and recipe reminds me of what I know as "thundercake" which is another chocolate cake recipe with tomatoes(!) that is only made when a thunderstorm is in the air. Equally rustic, cosy and forgiving.

Scott at Realepicurean

No need for scales? Fantastic! I'm terrible when it comes to actually measuring ingredients.


I'd probably still end up weighing everything just because.. Old habits are hard to break.
Thanks for including the weights, too!


Oh wow that cake looks fantastic! I did wonder what was on top first as it looked so much like the cep chocolate you brought back for me, LOL!

How about a pic of H smeared in chocolate?


Ooh, looks yummy. And I love no-scale, mix-in-one recipes! This definitely goes in the To Make pile.

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