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Doughnut Strawberry Trifle

Doughnut Strawberry Trifle

Every year I am known for dreaming up a different trifle combination that is not your normal trifle.  Last year I did the Lamington Trifle and this year I am using cinnamon doughnuts to make a completely over the top Doughnut Strawberry Trifle. This trifle is so much fun to make and it just looks […]

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Chocolate Fruit Cake

Chocolate Fruit Cake

If you are not a huge fan of the traditional fruit cake then this chocolate variation is exactly what you are looking for.  Dried fruits, dark chocolate and almonds make up the core flavours of this cake and I do have to say it is one of my favouite fruit cakes to date. Best of […]

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One Bowl Lemon Loaf

One Bowl Lemon Loaf

One bowl mixes are my all time favourite – less mess and minimal steps to make.  This One Bowl Lemon Loaf is absolutely delicious.  The hit of lemon flavour is intensified by using Doterra Lemon Oil or normal Lemon Essence found in the supermarket.  The addition of the coconut oil makes the cake nice and […]

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Easy Peanut Clusters

A few weekends a go I Mr 9 pointed to a chocolate in the display of a cafe, he asked what they were and I told him they were Peanut Clusters, he said “they look nice”.  I told him that I would make them at home for him as they are really easy to make.  […]

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Lamington Slice

Lamington Slice

I don’t know about you, but for me the only part about making Lamingtons that I don’t like is having to dip each slice into the chocolate mix and then coating in coconut.  It is time consuming and messy!  I have solved by problem with this Lamington Slice.  By pre-slicing the cake and then pouring […]

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Choc Chip and Zucchini Muffins

Choc Chip and Zucchini Muffins

I’m adding another recipe to my ever growing collection of chocolate chip muffins.  This variation of choc chip and zucchini muffins turned out perfectly.  The addition of the grated zucchini makes the muffin soft and spongy, no dry and or crumbly muffins here.  It’s also a bonus that there is a vegetable in something that […]

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Raspberry and Coconut Banana Bread

Raspberry and Coconut Banana Bread

Last week we went a way for a few days and came back with a bunch of bananas that weren’t eaten, they were conveniently overripe and perfect for making banana bread.  I made a batch of my cafe style banana bread but turned it into muffins with added chocolate chips, I also made the Low […]

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Choc Mint and Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Choc Mint and Oreo Ice Cream Cake

My eldest son is now 9!!! I started this website when he was only a few months old and now he is 9!!! How have the years passed so quickly.  Each year I document the cakes I make for the boys so I can look back on them and so you can re-create them as […]

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8 Recipes using Strawberries that you will Love

8 Recipes using Strawberries that you will Love

Strawberries are in season which makes them cheap, sweet and in abundance.  Apart from eating them as they are, they are the perfect addition to many baked treats.  Try them in these recipes: Strawberry Scones Strawberry Yoghurt Cake Banana, Strawberry and White Chocolate Muffins Banana and Strawberry Bread Chocolate Strawberry Delight Smoothie Watermelon and Strawberry […]

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