Cordon Bleu (french fried chicken)

Cordon Bleu for me is the best way to accompany rice, pasta or plain vegetables. This was always my favourite way of eating chicken as I always felt like chicken was too dry in my mouth. Cordon Bleu is made out of flattened out Turkey or chicken breasts rolled with ham and delicious melted cheese….

Gluten-Free Strawberry Bavarois Cake

As it is summer, I am sharing the best cakes for a cooling sensation as it is a no bake cake. It is basically the same type of cake as the Raspberry Quark cake but instead cream is used. It needs to be the type of cream which is used for making whipped cream (needs to be in…

Gluten Free Genoise cake (basic cake)

The Genoise cake is a basic cake used for many frosted, filled and glased cakes. I prefer this gluten free version than the normal version as it makes the cake feel even lighter. To be able to make this cake successfully, It is important to not let the cake batter rest otherwise it will collapse…

Raspberry Quark Cake (Bavarois)

This cake is one of my favourites for summer as well as the strawberry Quark cake. It is fresh and fruity. This cake has been inspired by the French Youtuber “Hervé Cuisine” but I preferred a more simplistic and easy version of his strawberry bavarois cake. Quark cakes are fresh and light as they are the…

Chocolate Buttercream

In this Chocolate Buttercream, I prefer using real chocolate instead of cacao powder to avoid clumps in the batter. And WHO doesn’t like more chocolate in their chocolate buttercream ? I don’t think anyone would mind… Sufficient for covering 1 cake of 4-8 people serving Ingredients 250g butter 100g chocolate 80g powder sugar Instructions Mix…

Devil’s Food cake

I didn’t know about this cake until I have tried the premade version in the supermarket. It was the most fluffy and moist cake that I tried so I had to make it as my 21st Birthday cake. This Devil’s food cake has a basis of a fluffy and super moist cake batter which can…

About me…

Hi! My name is Noémie, I am 21 years old French student and live my passion about baking and crafts work in The Netherlands. Secret Life of Cakes is a food blog that talks all about passion of baking. It includes step by step instructions accompanied with pictures, tips and tricks. I decided to create this website because…