Quick, Easy And Super-Moist Mulberry Yoghurt Cake

It’s that time of the year again…. mulberry time. Yet again my mother’s mulberry tree is laden with mulberry fruit.

My boys and I dropped in to visit my parents last week and also saw my aunty who was also visiting. We had lots of fun picking mulberries together and boy, did our fingers get red!

This cake is quick, easy and super moist. When you take a bite it’s almost as if the mulberries are a hit of jam in the cake – simply delicious.

This recipe can also be tweaked if you don’t have some of the ingredients on hand. For example: the plump, juicy mulberries could be substituted for raspberries (mmm – imagine a raspberry yoghurt cake!) or blackberries. Likewise, if you don’t have greek yoghurt at home, use flavoured yoghurt instead. The coconut oil could also be substituted for vegetable oil. Any alterations will change the flavour of the cake, but it will still be delicious.

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Timely Review of Adriano Zumbo’s Patisserie in Balmain

It’s the day before Mother’s day, and I’ve been asked by hubby to choose an outing for the family. Of course it involves yummy food…. Patisseries! Heaven.

I narrowed the decision down to 4 prospective patisseries, and finally chose one – Victoire in Balmain. Unfortunately when we got to the address the bakery wasn’t there. It seems that they had moved, and I hadn’t done my homework correctly! So, rather than walk back to the car, bundle the kids in and find the new address, we changed our plans. Across the road in Balmain was the hole in the wall Adriano Zumbo patisserie. We’d been there before a couple of years earlier on his annual Macaron Day.

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