The Best Tips for Making Anti-Gravity Cake to Pairing Tea and Chocolate

Anna Olson and Cynthia Stroud overtop of an anti0-gravity cake

Want to feel like you have a pro baker beside you in the kitchen during your next baking project? You’re in luck! That’s because Anna Olson and Cynthia Stroud from Great Chocolate Showdown share their expert recipe tips for elevating the look, feel and taste of your next dessert table. From show-stopping cakes like the very trendy anti-gravity cake, to colourful purple yam doughnuts to pairing tea and chocolate, read on and watch how to make these fancy desserts.


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Anti-gravity cake

Want to make a cake that has suspended objects as part of the design? Follow Cynthia’s tips for this anti-gravity cake that is sure to get some attention.


Ube doughnuts

Ube or purple yam is a veggie often used in Filipino desserts. With a mellow, vanilla-nutty flavour, this doughnut recipe from Anna Olson is not only colourful but also fluffy and sweet – a perfect weekend treat.

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How to pair tea and chocolate

Why not switch things up? Ditch the usual latte and chocolate combo for a tea and chocolate pairing instead with these tips from Cynthia Stroud.

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