Category Archives: Baking

Mmmm cakes and cookies….

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 trying … 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 can … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: Valentine’s Day Favourites

Happy Valentine’s Day! I have been looking through some of the older recipes on this site and I thought that I would share some of my favourites which would be ideal for your Valentine. Of course there is plenty of … Continue reading

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Sparkling Apple Loaf

This loaf is perfect for brunch. If you love apples then this is the fruit bread for you as it is full of their sweet flavours as well as some deliciously juicy apple pieces. It is also really easy to … Continue reading

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Australia Day: Cheat’s Choc Raspberry Lamington Cupcakes with Pavlova Frosting

These are much easier to make than you would think I realised at the weekend that I haven’t made cupcakes since last Australia Day. This year I decided to combine two Australian classics – Lamingtons and Pavlova. One of my friends has nicknamed … Continue reading

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Carrot, Pine nut and Pepita Loaf

Perfect for lunch or an afternoon snack. Carrots are naturally sweet and are great in all kinds of baking, not just carrot cake. This is the perfect way to add vegetables into your diet as you really don’t notice that … Continue reading

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