It's the time of year, when you see heaps of advertising boards popping up around the neighbourhood, many of them advertising a School Fete or Xmas Market. And of course, an essential component of any fundraising event is the Cake Stall. Hence the need for recipes such as this one...easy, inexpensive and delicious. I … Continue reading Lemon & Yogurt Teacake
Today’s inspiration came from a True Blue Aussie Culinary Delight…the Chocolate Ripple Cake. This dessert is a cinch to make. But don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe..it is definitely one for Adults Only consumption. Enjoy!!! 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp hot water 300ml cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 pkt (300g) […]
Today's inspiration came from a True Blue Aussie Culinary Delight...the Chocolate Ripple Cake. This dessert is a cinch to make. But don't be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe..it is definitely one for Adults Only consumption. Enjoy!!! 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp hot water 300ml cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 pkt (300g) … Continue reading Rippled Anzac Biscuits Cake!
The discussion between eating fruit when it's ripe, rather than when it's green has it's nutritional pros and cons. But for many of us, what it really boils down is flavour! Nonetheless, there comes a point during the week, when I peer into the fruit bowl and find a few pieces of fruit which are only … Continue reading Poached Apple, Pear & Banana Shortbread Tart
Patisserie dreams are made of this...
It's Father's Day (breakfast-in-bed-day), and I decided to get the girls to help me with some baking whilst hubby had a sleep in. These cupcakes only require gentle mixing, so as I measured and added the ingredients, the girls took turns in stirring the batter. Too easy. These cupcakes include lots of healthy ingredients, and turn … Continue reading Fruit Salad Cupcakes
Using natural sugars from maple and coconut, coupled with seasonal fruits (granny smith apples and navel oranges) has allowed us to create a yummy treat without the guilt factor. Maple syrup contains nutrients to include calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and manganese. When shopping for maple syrup, aim to buy real maple syrup, and avoid the maple "flavoured" … Continue reading Flourless Orange, Maple and Chia Tea Cakes
Sometimes.. With just a little imagination, you can add some extra nutrition to your favourite meals. This morning I decided to add linseed (flaxseed) meal to the kids' pancakes. I'm happy to report that they were demolished within minutes...and linseed meal has now been officially added to my pancake recipe. Linseeds are an excellent source … Continue reading High Fibre Pancakes
Using the most precious Italian Cherries...
Cake baking like a pro...