Blackstrap Molasses sweetened Chocolate Cake/ Gâteau au chocolat, à la mélasse

Today marks the 365th day of Curious Baking! :)

Let me dazzle you with some statistics!…

24,858 views,

421 comments

236 fans

and 45/6 posts later

and I’m still standing!

I’m happy to have survived, a little surprised if the truth be told. I don’t really know what finally got me round to creating this blog, I guess I just I felt my camera needed to be freed of all my baking photos!

Don’t worry I won’t drone on, and reminisce about the highs and lows while doing a round up of the year (I’ll save that for New Year’s Eve ;) ). I wish I had something witty and profound to say or even inspirational…but I’ll leave the philosophising to well the philosophers and get on to the good stuff…

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Chocarco Cake/Gâteau Chocarco

It took me a while to come up with a suitable acronym for this cake, my favourite was Cardoffee but then the chocolate isn’t in there and I thought you might take one look at the title and think I’d put card in a cake! Knowing me it’s not that far-fetched, but rest assured there’s no card in here, but what I like to call the magic three, Cardamom, Hot chocolate and freshly brewed coffee, three melodious ingredients that make sweet music when put together, if you haven’t tried this threesome,  your life may just be one cake away from true happiness.

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