Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

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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Cheat’s Choc Caramel Slab Cake

There is nothing wrong with cake out of a packet. This week I had to make a large cake for a work function, so I got two packets out of the pantry and my big roasting pan out of the … Continue reading

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Simple Bread Rolls

After all the hassle of holiday cooking, I thought I would start 2015 with a simple recipe. For any of you who were lucky enough to receive a new electric mixer for Christmas, this is an ideal beginner’s recipe for bread. It … Continue reading

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Last minute gift ideas: Give them food!

With Christmas only a week away, I bet there are going to be a few last minute gift panics in households across the world. If you really don’t know what to buy, why don’t you make something delicious instead? These … Continue reading

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Simple Savoury Shortbread Biscuits

These melt in your mouth. These probably aren’t technically ‘shortbread’ biscuits as the ratio of the ingredients doesn’t match the traditional method, but my husband certainly thought the texture was similar. Who am I to argue? :-) If you are looking for … Continue reading

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