Skip to main content

Dunowen House News

A journal about life at Dunowen House, West Cork. Exploring, entertaining, cooking, eating, making the most of this idyllic life.

Archive of: Food & Recipes

  • Blueberry Crumble Cake

    Blueberry Crumble Cake

    This cake is DIVINE! So quick & easy to make - you only need a bowl, a wooden spoon and a tin. I think this might be the best Blueberry Cake I’ve made!

  • Picnic Treats

    Picnic Treats

    Summer is finally here and we are eating a lot more outdoors and on the go. Check out this recipe for crumbly Oaty Strawberry and White Chocolate Squares and the family favourite, Magic Slices

  • Black Forest Cake

    Black Forest Cake

    Finding a jar of Sour Cherries in syrup while in my local Lidl, was the inspiration to finally get around to making this retro classic….

  • Victoria Sponge with Strawberries & Cream

    Victoria Sponge Cake

    Opening that first punnet of locally grown Irish strawberries is the start of Summer for me. A classic Victoria Sponge is one of my favourite ways to use them.

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    WARNING: This could be the most decadent cake you ever make! Definitely one for a special occasion or a rainy Bank Holiday Monday.

  • Flourless Chocolate Cake

    Flourless Chocolate Cake

    An abundance of eggs from our hens and a bit too much chocolate in the house make perfect partners for this light as air cake

  • Honey & Spice Cake

    Honey & Spice Cakes

    If you can get your hands on really good local honey, then this cake is the business! Moist & springy with subtle spice, it’s perfect with tea or coffee. Enjoy

  • Dunowen Rhubarb Cake

    Dunowen Rhubarb Cakes

    One of my favourite ingredients is in season & I can’t wait to cook with it…Rhubarb heralds longer days & better weather for me!!

Page 1 of 6

Food & Recipes

Blueberry Crumble Cake
Blueberry Crumble Cake

This cake is DIVINE! So quick & easy to make - you only need a bowl, a wooden spoon and a tin. I…

Latest News

Dunowen House Insiders Guide Summer 2021
Dunowen House Insiders...

If you’re thinking about a trip to Clonakilty or the greater West Cork area this Summer, now’s a good time to start…