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Tahini Chocolate Truffles

Tahini Chocolate Truffles

These tahini chocolate truffles have an halva-like centre which is not too sweet. They can easily be adapted to 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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Peppermint Crisp Charlotte Mousse Cake

This spin on a peppermint crisp tart has layers of mini chocolate swiss rolls holding a filling of caramel mousse inside with swirls of chocolate coconut ganache.

Christmas Gingerbread Cake with Brandy Butter Frosting

Forget dense, heavy fruit cake – this light but complex gingerbread cake is the new Christmas cake in town!

Raspberry Vanilla Custard Cake

Layers of impossibly light almond sponge cake sandwiched together with vanilla custard pastry cream and fresh raspberries.

Dripping White Chocolate Candle Cakes

These cakes are made with light eggnog sponge layered with nutmeg buttercream and a white chocolate drip that makes them look just like Christmas candles!

Limoncello Raspberry Mousse Cake ⁠

With its crown of savoiardi biscuits, white chocolate mousse and pretty glistening raspberry jelly on top, this is the festive showstopper your Christmas table needs! 

Chocolate Peppermint Crisp Ice Cream Cake

A show-stopper no-churn ice cream cake layered with biscuits, homemade ice cap sauce and frosted mint leaves

Burnt Honey Creme Caramel

Burnt honey adds a slight bitter edge and delicious contrast to the usually-sweet creme caramel. You’ll never make the classic version again!

Le Creuset’s New Sorbet Collection

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

Toffee Apple Cake with Caramel Peanut Buttercream

A delicious spiced halloween cake inspired by Snow White’s poison apple – it’s so good, it’s scary!

Chocolate Millionaire Shortbread Cake

A ridiculously moist and rich chocolate cake with the added decadence of shortbread and salted caramel!

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!

Date Ripple Ice Cream with Fennel Seeds

A creamy no-churn date ice cream swirled with rich date syrup and toasted fennel.

Caramel Peppermint Crisp Cake

A fresh new twist on our South African peppermint crisp tart and the perfect showstopper dessert to end off a lekker braai

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

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

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!

Spiced Pear Molasses Loaf Cake with Oat Crumble

Spicy, rich and moist, this loaf cake has a deep molasses flavour, flecks of seasonal pears and a crunchy oat topping.

Russian Honey Cake

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

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!

Lemon Meringue Baked Cheesecake

Ever had to choose between pie or cheesecake? Well, now you don’t have to ‘cos you can have both!

Baked Cereal Milk Doughnuts

These baked cake doughnuts are made by throwing everything together in one bowl! They have a crunchy biscuit layer on the bottom and are dipped in a glaze made with cereal milk.

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!