Torta Settevelli

Torta Settevelli

Torta Setteveli (Italian for seven-veil cake) is a seven-layer cake traditionally served on birthdays.  This cake is composed of a base of sponge cake, chocolate and hazelnut Bavarian cream layers and a crunchy praline base.

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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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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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Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake with Raspberries

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

Muscovado Pecan Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

An epic drippy cake inspired by the deliciousness of Muscovado sugar and packed with pecan nuts!

Classic Vanilla Cupcakes

This is my go-to vanilla cupcake recipe with a moist, soft, buttery cake and a light marshmallow frosting that’s fluffy and not too sweet.

Vanilla Buttercream Unicorn Cake

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

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!

Coconut Orange Tres Leches Cake and Chai Gulab Jamun

When it comes to Eid, two desserts are ALWAYS better than one and these two recipes will maximise your time in the kitchen.

Quadruple Chocolate Melt ‘n Mix Cake

A melt ‘n mix white chocolate cake topped with whipped dark chocolate ganache and caramel-chocolate sauce

No-Churn Amarula Ice Cream Cake with Malted Chocolate Balls

A super-easy no-churn ice cream made with just cream and condensed milk!

Caramel Peppermint Crisp Mousse Cake

A twist on the South African tart, this cake has coconut sponge layers, caramel mousse and peppermint crisp!

Hot Cross Bundts

These Hot Cross Bundts are a fun spin on hot cross buns. They’re loaded with spice, fruit, topped with a glaze and served with a boozy rum and raisin sauce – a scoop of ice cream wouldn’t hurt either!

Magic Latte Cake

This coffee-flavoured custard slice magically splits into three layers in the oven and definitely lives up to it’s magical name!

Chocolate Explosion Cake

This chocolate cake with colourful buttercream is inspired by a piñata – with chocolate balls filled with sprinkles, glitter and sweets so the birthday girl/boy can smash them all over the cake!

One Cup Yoghurt Passionfruit Cake

This ridiculously easy, moist cake is made by measuring with nothing other than the tub the yoghurt comes in!

Raspberry Vanilla Custard Cake

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

Chocolate Tiramisu Cake

Layers of chocolate sponge slathered with espresso syrup and topped with fluffy mascarpone frosting

Coffee and Cardamom Instant Soft Serve

This almost-instant soft serve ice cream is made in a food processor or blender – so easy!

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

Many many layers of beautiful matcha green tea infused pancakes stacked on top of each other with a vanilla custard cream filling

Chocolate Milo Peanut Butter Cake

This cake is my second favourite way of eating milo – other than straight out of the tin with a spoon, of course!

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!

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!

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!