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  • luscious lemon cake with cream cheese icing

    lemon cake with cream cheese icing

    Lemon cake! What could be more perfect when you want to make a simple cake that requires minimal effort but will come out tasting delicious. Topped with cream cheese icing, this cake is just…

    April 15, 2018
  • date ball treats

    peanut butter and date balls

    It’s Easter Sunday and lots of us associate that with chocolate in various shapes: eggs, bunnies, bilbies. Although my favourite is a Lindt dark chocolate bunny, I have a passion for those little eggs…

    April 1, 2018
  • choc chip cookies

    choc chip cookies

    I’ve been copping a bit a flack from Georgia and Claudia for the chocolate chip and walnut cookies that I have previously posted. According to them, they should be called chocolate chip and walnut…

    September 30, 2017
  • semolina yoghurt lemon cake

    semolina yoghurt lemon cake

    Another syrup cake, but this time, lemon. I love syrup cakes because they are light and moist, and not chocolate. That’s not to say I don’t love a good chocolate cake, but my favourite…

    August 6, 2017
  • orange poppy seed cake

    orange poppy seed cake

    Orange poppy seed cake is an all-time favourite. The addition of orange syrup when the cake is straight out of the oven, means this cake is going to be super moist and full of…

    July 30, 2017
  • muesli bars

    muesli bars

    I’m always on the lookout for new snacks. Ones that act like a special treat but are full of things that you don’t really have to feel guilty about indulging in. There’s no chocolate…

    July 16, 2017
  • lemon tart

    lemon tart

    I love lemon tart and that’s why I choose it as the cake to celebrate my birthday.  It’s not a cake, I know,  but birthday cakes are all about eating the thing that you…

    July 2, 2017
  • chocolate and walnut brownies

    chocolate brownies

    Chocolate brownies are a very special treat. But they fall into the category of food that you should seldom eat based on their chocolate and sugar content. Moist and just a little bit gooey,…

    May 24, 2017
  • vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

    vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

    Everyone has their favourite cupcake recipe. Our’s is one from Magnolia Bakery. But the thing about these cupcakes is they are labour intensive. You really do need to set aside the time to make them,…

    May 17, 2017
  • jam drops

    jam drop biscuits

    Jam drops are the sort of biscuits that are great to make with kids. Nothing like getting them in the kitchen early, making culinary delights for the family to share. These are particularly good…

    April 26, 2017