This stunner of a cake was made for a friend’s Mexican-themed birthday. I was asked to provide a Mexican themed cake. I never need an excuse to bake, so I happily obliged.

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I did some research and found authentic Mexican cakes were either too complex for my liking, or used ingredients I didn’t have on hand…so I sort of made one up. There was a touch of cinnamon in the recipe which gave the chocolate a gorgeous warmth. The crumb reached that perfect equilibrium of moistness and crumbliness. It was big enough to share around the large gathering, and the icing was absolutely divine; it looked effortlessly (and deliciously) dripped without excessive effort.

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I hope you’ve noticed that I’m talking about this beauty in the past tense by now.

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Because I’ve lost it. Not the cake, that was eaten within minutes, the recipe. This recipe which I was super excited to share. And have been promising since Saturday. I even promised it as recently as two hours ago, when I was blissfully unaware that I’d lost it. And the recipe for the icing as well, which was so good that I wanted to shout about itΒ from the roof tops…gone.

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The Boy and I moved house this weekend and it was a mammoth task. We have things everywhere. EVERYWHERE. And the recipe for this little beauty is in there somewhere. I just don’t know where.

Insert crying face emoji here.

So this post is a no recipe kind of post. Consider it a mourning. Alas, poor Mexican bundt, you were too delicious for this world. All we have left of you are mouth-watering photos.

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(If I ever do find the recipe, once all of my stuff is out of boxes, I’ll promise to post it.)

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10 comments

  1. Oh no! How frustrating. I do that kind of thing all the time, I end up writing recipes on scraps of paper and then they get thrown out or just disappear. I hope you find this recipe one day. It does look just divine! xx

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