Honey Cake with Lemon Whipped Cream

So for the last week Doug and I have been out in the winelands, he has been studying for CFA and I am working on my thesis (supposedly).  Over the last two days the wind has been gale force, so I am have ben stuck inside and I was getting a little bit of cabin fever.  I didn’t feel like doing my thesis and there was nothing worth watching on TV and Doug couldn’t even entertain me because he was being extremely diligent.

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There are only the basics in the cupboards here at the moment, so I checked to see what we had: a whole lot of spices and herbs, 8 tins of beans and condiments galore.  Not much I am make from that.  Luckily, the baking draw had all the basics (because I rarely bake) and after looking through a couple of recipe books I found this Honey Cake recipe in Tessa Kiros’s cookbook, Apples for Jam.  I had (nearly) all the ingredients and it has rosemary in the ingredients lists and I am in with love rosemary in sweet baked goods (I made rosemary and white chocolate cookies a few months ago and it just works!). Continue reading “Honey Cake with Lemon Whipped Cream”