A household name to many, Aunt Kate provided recipes, stories and tips in Scottish magazines from the late 1800s. Rebecca Shearer takes a look at the history and brings back some of the columnist’s classics…
Chocolate cake is just as popular nowadays as it was back in Aunt Kate’s time, with internet search trends showing that cake is still coming up trumps across Scotland.
Her 1933 baking book is filled with classic recipes that are easy to follow and will still give you that chocolate fix.
It doesn’t matter your experience in the kitchen, give Aunt Kate’s recipes for chocolate layer cake and chocolate fudge cakes below a go – they’re a lot easier than you think!
Chocolate layer cake
Aunt Kate says: “This is a cake to be proud of.