Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

Recipe Round-up for Christmas

If you are looking for Christmas food inspiration then you can view all of my past holiday recipes by clicking here 🙂 In this post I thought I would share a few of my favourites. This Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Bark … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Slab Cake

Feeds a crowd! This would also be great packaged up in pretty boxes as a holiday gift. It is easy to make and tastes delicious. The hint of lemon in the buttercream frosting works perfectly with the dense gingerbread cake. … Continue reading

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Brie and Tomato Tart

Perfect for a light lunch or if you are asked to bring a dish to a holiday party. I think this is an excellent option as part of a buffet meal because it only has ‘gentle’ flavours that pretty much … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Deliciously easy! For those of you that have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I rarely can be bothered to pipe frosting. However, this recipe was an exception 🙂 I did still use my cheat’s … Continue reading

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Curry Beef Lunch Rolls

These are certainly not boring sandwiches. If you love simple Indian-inspired flavours then these tasty rolls are ideal. Filled with curried beef, the quick bread dough includes onion and coriander for extra flavour. I think these are perfect for a … Continue reading

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Simple Slow Cooker Bread

The bread maker is officially redundant. Years ago I bought a bread maker with the intention of using it overnight. However I soon discovered that the model I had included a beeping sound about half way through the process, meaning … Continue reading

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Easy Strawberry Galette

Zero effort required. This should actually be called a cheat’s fruit pie because it is so easy to make. The beauty of it is that you can make it with pretty much whatever fruit you have – berries, peaches, plums, apples, … Continue reading

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Kit Kat Chocolate Loaf Cake

Yet another idea for a box cake mix. The Bounty Cake that I made a few weeks ago was so delicious that I thought I would try another one of my favourite chocolate bars – the Kit Kat. And, being … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Basil Pesto Quiche

Light but still super tasty. Usually I put a pile of cheese and also some cream in my quiches but not this time. The basil pesto gives this quiche all the flavour it needs and of course that makes it a much lighter option … Continue reading

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The ‘Bounty’: Chocolate and Coconut Layer Cake

OMG. A version of this cake popped up on my Facebook feed recently – I had a quick look at the recipe at time but forgot to bookmark it and now, to be honest, I don’t remember where it came from … Continue reading

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