Tahini Chocolate Truffles

Tahini Chocolate Truffles

These tahini chocolate truffles have a halva-like centre which is not too sweet. The recipe is super easy and can be adapted to almost any flavour!

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Ma’amoul – Three Ways

Ma’amoul – Three Ways

Ma’amoul are filled butter cookies traditionally made with semolina flour. Our version has a decadent twist!

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Russian Honey Cake

Russian Honey Cake

Layers of caramelly honey biscuit are sandwiched together with sour cream to make a buttery Biscoff-like cake.

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Chocolate Chilli Baklava

Chocolate Chilli Baklava

Flaky baklava with a filling of spices, cocoa nibs, almond and dark chocolate, this version is not too sweet and so addictive

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Cheat’s Mirror Glaze Mousse Cakes

A light mousse, secret butterscotch filling and caramel mirror glaze make these a dessert for a special occasion!

Buttered Rum Crunch Cake

This rum cake has a deliciously soft and buttery crumb with a crunchy caramelized crust and a good soaking of boozy rum caramel sauce. 

Lemon Raspberry Wedding Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

Can a dessert blogger and a pastry chef trust someone else to make their wedding cake? Nope! We made our own, of course!

Rosé Champagne Chiffon Cake

A light-as-air sponge cake rolled up and filled with tart raspberry jam and a velvety, rich, boozy buttercream spiked with rosé bubbly – a showstopper!

Brushstroke Cake | How To Make It

Bye-bye unicorn cakes, make way, naked cakes ‘cos the brushstroke cake trend is taking over!

Dark Chocolate Coconut Ganache Cake (Gluten-Free)

This is the darkest, richest, moistest not-too-sweet chocolate cake you will ever have the pleasure of tasting!

Giant Doughnut Cake with Homemade Sprinkles

This super fun butter cake is filled with raspberry frosting and decorated with homemade sprinkles

Watercolour Vanilla Birthday Cake

A bright and cheerful butter cake to celebrate The Kate Tin’s 7th Birthday! Hooray!

Hertzoggie Cake

A spin on the South African hertzoggie, this light coconut sponge cake with crunchy coconut meringue topping is layered with whipped cream and apricot jam.

Persian Love Cakes for Valentine’s Day

Legend has it that a woman baked this cake for a Persian prince to make him fall in love with her!

Moerkoffie Cake with Condensed Milk Drip

A layered and marbled chocolate cake inspired by the clouds made when condensed milk is poured into strong, black moerkoffie!

The Sweet Life Of A Pastry Chef & Opera Cake Recipe

A day in the life of an executive pastry chef at Constance Belle Mare Plage Mauritius is not all white beach and turquoise water!

Le Creuset’s New Sorbet Collection

With a colour palette that is just pastel perfection, the new sorbet collection is ice cream goals!

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

The softest, silkiest baked chocolate cheesecake you will ever make – plus all the secrets to get the perfect velvety texture.

Citrus Chiffon Cake

Light as air and loaded with zesty citrus, it’s hard to find a more perfect cake than a chiffon. It’s also very hard to have just one slice!

Apple Yoghurt Cake with Miso Caramel

This buttery Apple Yoghurt Cake with Miso Caramel is probably one of the best things I’ve eaten all year. And I eat a LOT of cake… 

Vanilla Buttercream Unicorn Cake

A showstopper vanilla sponge cake layered with vanilla buttercream – plus how to turn it into a unicorn cake!

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake with Raspberries

Layers of chocolate brownie, raspberry sorbet and vanilla ice cream – basically it’s a tower of happiness!

Easy No-Churn Watermelon Sorbet

A ridiculously easy and refreshing no-churn watermelon sorbet that can be made in your blender!

Dark Chocolate Cocoa Crunch Cake

A moist, dark, rich chocolate cake loaded with a ridiculous amount of chocolate. This is not a drill – I repeat, this is not a drill!

About Me

Hi, my name is Katelyn and I sugarcoat everything – literally! You know that little voice inside your head that says, ‘Hey, let’s go a little crazy and have another slice of cake. It has carrots in it, so, basically it’s a salad, right?’ Well, The Kate Tin IS that little voice and it will take care of every kind of craving you’ll ever have! And I would know, because I’ve sacrificed my waistline to bring you the naughtiest, most decadent and indulgent cakes, bakes, cookies and all sorts of deliciousness of your dreams!

Welcome to my happy place – and hopefully, it will be yours too!