It always makes me smile when I hear Steven stepping in the house and asking me
‘what are you baking again’.
As it was his birthday on Sunday I did not have the chance to bake him a proper birthday cake (instead I bought a chocolate one as the kitchen in the house in Edinburgh was not fully equipped), so as soon as we came back in Aberdeen my number one mission was to bake something for this special birthday boy.
Because as Julia Child said…”a party without a cake is just a meeting”.
Being both mega admirers of natural flavours I used some orange zest along with almond flour and basil leaves on the top to decorate this cake and also enhance the flavour to its best potential.
So from our house to yours, here’s the recipe to this insanely tasty birthday cake: