Top 10 recipes of 2017

Top 10 Recipes of 2017

Happy new year!!! This year sees Cooking For Busy Mums enter it’s 8th year and wow I can’t believe that my little project to fill in those breastfeeding hours has turned into what it is today. This year I took a little step back from taking on to much sponsored work and focused on engaging […]

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Lamington Trifle

Lamington Trifle

A few weeks ago I had a vision of what I wanted my trifle to look like this year and this was it.  A Lamington Trifle.  It is filled with lamington fingers, mini jam rolls, custard, three types of jelly, cream, raspberries and topped with dried INGREDIENTS 2 Packets Lamington Fingers 1 Packet Mini Jam […]

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Gingerbread Frappe

Gingerbread Frappe

Enjoy the flavour of the Christmas favourite gingerbread biscuit in a cold, creamy and icing frappe. INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Strong Coffee, frozen 6 Ice cubes ½ Cup Milk ½ Tsp Ginger, ground ½ Tsp Nutmeg, ground 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence 1 Tbs Golden Syrup LETS PUT IT ALL TOGETHER Make a strong coffee using […]

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Coffee Banana Smoothie

Coffee Banana Smoothie

Can’t decide between your morning coffee or a smoothie? Who says you have to decide when you can combine both in this Coffee Banana Smoothie Here’s how to make it: INGREDIENTS 1 Shot Coffee (or 1 Tsp Coffee Granuals) 1 Banana1 Cup Milk 1 Tbs Peanut Butter 1 Tbs Honey 2 Tbs Quick Oats 1 […]

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Apple and Cinnamon Pastry Triangles

Apple and Cinnamon Pastry Triangles

Leftover puff pastry and a few apples led me to create this easy dessert.  There are no fussy steps or ingredients. Pair them with vanilla ice cream or custard and serve warm. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Sheets Frozen Puff Pastry, defrosted 2 Apples, grated Ground Cinnamon Raw Sugar Cooking Oil Spray   LET’S PUT IT ALL […]

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna

Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna

This Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna is absolutely delicious. It is filling, tasty and best of all there will be leftovers.  I am using D’Orsogna’s new ham flavour Jarrah Honey to bring out the flavour even more in this meal. The white sauce in this lasagna is something else, it is thick and creamy and super […]

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BBQ Chicken Skewers

BBQ Chicken Skewers

This easy little marinade will make delicious chicken skewers that are perfect for cooking on the BBQ.  Making these skewers your self is well under half the price you will pay to buy them already made in the supermarket.  They are super easy, super tasty and the kids loved them (which is the most important […]

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Homemade Corn Dogs aka Pluto Pups

Homemade Corn Dogs aka Pluto Pups

Last week I made Puff Dogs with D’Orsogna’s new Gourmet Hot Dog range from Woolworths, now I am making homemade corn dogs or also known as pluto pups.  A delicious treat for a Friday night. The flavour and texture of the Gourmet Hot Dogs are perfect for making corn dogs with.  The batter I am […]

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Mint Slice Chocolate Bark

Mint Slice Chocolate Bark

Mint, chocolate, bark they are all words that can be used to describe Christmas and they can also be combined together to make this totally indulgent Christmas treat. Thinner than a rocky road this Christmas favourite doesn’t require perfection or accuracy it just needs a couple of willing helpers and bowl lickers *insert kids. All […]

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