Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

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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Party Food: Turkey, Cranberry and Stuffing Sausage Rolls

The taste of Christmas dinner in one bite. These are really easy to make and, because of their size, you get a lot of tasty food from not a lot in the way of ingredients. The turkey and stuffing give you all the … Continue reading

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Candy Cane and White Chocolate Cookies

Christmas is on the way. These cookies are soft and slightly chewy with a good hint of mint from the candy canes matching perfectly with chunks of white chocolate. They are a great way to use any excess candy canes, especially if … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Red Chilli Muffins

Just a little bit of spice. Firstly I want to apologise for not posting on Sunday as usual – we had an 8 hour power cut so that wasn’t exactly helpful! Anyway, I did manage to cook up these delicious … Continue reading

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