Tag Archives: Baking

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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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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Recipe Re-visit: Bacon and Egg Cornbread

So cute! I’ve been struggling for some breakfast inspiration lately but then I remembered these little loaves that I made 2 years ago. I love the delicious flavour that the cornbread takes on from the bacon, and how pretty the … 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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Cranberry and Double Choc Biscotti

Ideal for dunking in coffee. For some reason I have always thought that biscotti were difficult to make – but these aren’t. They are delicious on their own but also are the perfect accompaniment to a good coffee or even … Continue reading

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