If chocolates have slowly made their way to a Rakshabandhan thali, can chocolate cake be far behind? I think of this Chocolate Earl Grey Cake as the perfect balance between an innate love for chocolate with hints of a mature liking for earl grey – perfect for bridging the seven year age gap between my cousin and me! Given the large size of this cake, the leftovers are great for packing along in your ‘dabba’ if you are headed to work and aren’t lucky enough to have the day off. It’s almost like an after party!
I’m getting a little nostalgic about summer melting away into the monsoon. I guess I’m the kind of girl who needs her sunshine. Grey skies depress me. I need a pick –me- up… right now!
I’ve always believed in magic… ‘The Faraway Tree’ kind of magic, and maybe that’s the reason why I love baking so much. There’s something about the alchemy of baking that makes it seem like it’s been touched by a sorcerer’s wand. Like the reaction b