Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

4-ingredient Choc Hazelnut Brownies

This is what happens when you over-cook brownies. Usually I wouldn’t have bothered even taking photos of over-cooked brownies, but I thought it was actually a good story with a cooking ‘moral’. I based my recipe on one which included … Continue reading

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Choc Chip Butter Cookies

Easy to make and ideal for afternoon tea. These delicate cookies use only a few ingredients but taste delicious. I especially love the light, buttery texture. You can easily adapt the flavourings and also make a larger batch if required. … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Coconut Breakfast Scones

Simple to make and full of berries. I love these ‘scones’ as you don’t have to spend ages with a pastry cutter to get them all to be perfectly the same size. The freeform shape is part of their charm … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Choc Hazelnut Loaf Cake

This cake is great for an afternoon treat. I can’t remember the last time I bought a jar of choc-hazelnut spread. The reason for that is my husband has a sweet tooth and I know he’ll eat the whole jar in a … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Easter sweet treats

With Easter Sunday rapidly approaching, I thought I would re-visit a few recipes to give you sweet inspiration. It wouldn’t be Easter without eggs, so try my recipe to make your own Filled Chocolate Eggs. Fill some brownies with extra treats – … Continue reading

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Pineapple Crumble Cake

I love pineapple. Canned pineapple pieces were on special at the supermarket last week so I picked some up. I don’t often buy canned fruit but it is ultra-convenient. My tip is to make sure that it is canned in … Continue reading

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Salami, Cheese and Black Olive Stromboli

Goodbye sandwiches. These delicious stromboli make a great alternative for lunch or dinner. I must admit that I’d never heard of stromboli until I saw a recipe in the March 2015 issue of Recipes+.  The photo in the magazine looked … Continue reading

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Bacon and Egg Cornbread

These are perfect for brunch. I know it wasn’t that long ago that I posted a bacon & egg recipe but I knew I had to share these with you. These are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch, and equally … Continue reading

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Brownie Tart with Cookie Dough Crust

Best brownie ever. This tart is super simple to make with very few ingredients. You basically need to open a couple of packets! The delicious cookie dough crust is the perfect match for the fudgy brownie tart filling. The whipped cream … Continue reading

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Australia Day: Lamington Cupcakes

G’day mates! Tomorrow (26th January) is Australia Day so I thought that I would make a traditional recipe with a bit of a twist. Lamingtons are usually cubes of sponge cake dipped in a thin layer of chocolate and covered … Continue reading

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