Last Saturday I made a date and walnut loaf as my gâteau suspendu for Kaopa. This morning when I dropped in for an espresso I was mobbed by the ladies at this table, who had tasted it and wanted the recipe. They had been very intrigued by the cake and two had tried to recreate it at home, using lots of dark brown sugar and eggs. It had not worked so they were very interested to hear that this cake contains neither – the raising agent being baking powder, reinforced with bicarbonate of soda.
I was so pleased by this little encounter. Kaopa is all about connections and exchanging views and ideas and this seems like a great example.
For anyone who’s interested, here’s the recipe: