When my sons first saw this cake they thought it was a chocolate cake ! LOL But later when they tasted it they were surprised that actually it was a delicious cake with apples & cranberries . I must agreed that this is indeed a delectable cake full with lovely spice that makes it a great festive cake . This is our 12th bake at THB ( The HomeBaker) organized by Joyce of Kitchen Flavours. We're currently baking from Lou Sheibert Pappas cookbook, Coffee Cakes . This recipe was selected by Michelle from Piece Of Cake . Great choice Mich , we love it very much . I’ve baked this cake in mini bundt cakes & used only half the recipe. Yields exactly 6 mini cakes . Instead of adding LIGHT brown sugar, I’ve added DARK brown sugar by mistake!! Well, getting old you see! LOL . I really did not make justice to this mosaic cake , totally my fault ! Even though it’s a bit crumbly with quite a lot of apples added in this recipe , nevertheless it’s a lovely tangy fruity cake that can be enjoyed with coffee & tea during a lovely winter day by the fire . So if you wanted to try this cake & for the full recipe , do hop over to Michelle of Piece Of Cake . And for more of this yummy bake from all the members of The Home Baker HERE
Jane Austen moment in Persuasion
"I have been considering what we had best do. She must not appear at first. She could not stand it. I have been thinking whether you had not better remain in the carriage with her, while I go in and break it to Mr and Mrs Musgrove. Do you think this is a good plan?"
She did: he was satisfied, and said no more. But the remembrance of the appeal remained a pleasure to her, as a proof of friendship, and of deference for her judgement, a great pleasure; and when it became a sort of parting proof, its value did not lessen.