Tag Archives: Baking

Blast from the Past: Favourite celebration cakes

It is that time of year again. This week I had to decide which kind of birthday cake to make for myself. Yes – I bake my own every year. There are quite a few cake recipes on this blog now … Continue reading

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Easy Lemon Meringue Cake

Cheap, simple and delicious. If you think lemon meringue pie is a step too far for your cooking ability, perhaps this cake will appeal. It has all the same flavours but is much easier to make. I love the fluffy, … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Guinness Brownies

These use just 4 ingredients. If you are looking for a last minute chocolate treat for St Patrick’s Day then these might suit. You only need a little bit of Guinness, a packet of brownie mix, 2 eggs and some vanilla frosting. That’s … Continue reading

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Giant Soda Bread with Bacon and Cabbage

It is nearly St Patrick’s Day! It has been a while since I made bread, so I thought I would make a giant loaf. This soda bread recipe is really easy and you can whip it up in under an … Continue reading

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Super Savoury Sausage Rolls

These are the easiest sausage rolls but with something extra. A lot of you might not have heard of one of the ingredients in these – Vegemite. It is a savoury spread that is pretty much one of the national … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Creme Egg Brownies

These are really simple to make. A few friends have been sharing recipes for Creme Egg Brownies via Facebook, but I thought I would come up with a cheat’s version for lazy people like me :-) My recipe uses a … Continue reading

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Tomato, Cheese and Chive Damper

This bread is quick and easy to bake with no yeast required. Damper is an Australian type of bread which traditionally is made over a camp fire. However you can make it quite easily in your normal oven too :-)Continue reading

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Chocolate and Peppermint Holiday Cookies

These lovely cookies have just a hint of mint. If you have a lot of candy canes that seem never-ending, this recipe will take a few of them. I’m not a big candy cane fan but this year I’ve found … Continue reading

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Three Cheese and Chive Mini Muffins

Looking for a snack? These little muffins are tasty and easy to make. They would be great for an afternoon snack, or even serve them as part of a finger-food buffet. I love their cheese flavours – feel free to … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Choc Cherry Ripple Cake

If you haven’t had enough chocolate already this month, you must try this cake. This is easy to make as it is based around a packet of chocolate cake mix. You just mix it up, no electric mixer required, stir … Continue reading

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