Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

Golden Syrup ‘Melting Moments’ cookies

If you like butter cookies then you’ll love these. As the name suggests, these really do melt in your mouth. Melting Moments are quite a common recipe, but I’ve not encountered them with golden syrup as an ingredient until I … Continue reading

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Parmesan and Pesto Swirl Bread

Beautiful bread. This bread is much easier to make than it looks – ideal for guests over the upcoming holidays. It would be the ideal side dish to a soup appetiser or a pasta main course. Parmesan and basil pesto are perfect … Continue reading

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Christmas Fruit Cake

I’m back! Sorry for the extreme lack of posts this month. I had family visiting at the beginning of the month, then I managed to catch a cold which lasted for two weeks and meant I had absolutely no motivation … Continue reading

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Simple Lemon Cake

Lovely! This cake is so moist that it could almost be classed as a mud cake, but I’m not sure if there is such a thing as a lemon mud cake 🙂 Citrus fruit is in season here in Perth … Continue reading

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Banana and Pecan Muffins

Ideal for brunch or morning tea. Firstly I want to let you all know that, for at least the next month or so, I’ll probably only be posting once a week. Our house is currently for sale which means I’m banned from making … Continue reading

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Choc Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches

Yum. As those of you who are regulars to this blog will know, I am always on the lookout for recipes that I can adapt to make them easier or different. These delicious ice cream sandwiches are actually an adaptation … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Raspberry and Coconut Poke Cake

Sweet treat. I’m back! Sorry for not posting for the last couple of weeks – a combination of a holiday and lots to do at home kept me out of the kitchen for a little while. Anyway, for today’s recipe … Continue reading

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Two Cheese and Spinach Puffs

Super tasty. These delicious pastry puffs are simple to make and extra cheesy 🙂 It is amazing how much flavour is produced by the 3 main ingredients in the filling. And, this would be an ideal lunch if you are … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: Birthday Cakes

It is my birthday this month and, as I have to bake my own cake, I have been looking at a few of the old recipes on this blog. I’ve forgotten about how good these cakes were! Let’s start off … Continue reading

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Brunch Treat: Cheat’s Bacon and Cheese Pastries

Just three ingredients 🙂 These delicious pastries are an ideal treat for a weekend brunch. They are super simple to put together and quick to cook too. I used bacon and cheddar cheese in my pastries but of course you … Continue reading

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