Dec 25, 2021 • 0M

Tipsy Toffee Spiced Apple Cake

A Christmas treat from my family to yours!

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My Tipsy Toffee & Apple Christmas Cake

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A Christmas treat from my family to yours!

I love mixing the cocktail of cultures in my family to create wonderful food and memories. Apple kuchen (Apfelkuchen) is a favourite of ours, especially my German mother-in-Law, Ingrid and I have been inspired to create a version with wondrous spices and a decadent tipsy toffee sauce with a South African cream liqueur made from marula fruit, famed for making elephants tipsy. I made this recipe originally to be featured in Pflanzenfreund (Plant Friends) - a Swiss/German magazine who also kindly featured me in their December print. See the magazine feature here in German.

As always I encourage you to swap ingredients to suit your diets and availability. For a non alcoholic toffee sauce simply use cream instead of the cream liqueur if you don’t want to end up like the elephants in South Africa.

My family and I will be tucking into this cake alongside some puff puffs (drop doughnuts popular in Nigeria. Gasp!!! I just thought of another recipe!!!

I’ve left you a little voice message. Click above to listen. Gotta go prep some food and cook Jollof, after mass ofcourse!

Thank you so much for your love and support. I can’t wait for us to do great things in 2022. I wish you lots of love, joy and peace, now and always. Merry Christmas dear ones!

Lots of Love,

Lerato x




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