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Cakes

Spiced Pumpkin Rolls

Spiced Pumpkin Rolls

made these as an experiment as I had some butternut squash puree left over from another recipe and now these Spiced Pumpkin Rolls are possibly one of my favourite things ever! I love this style of enriched dough bun but often they have been covered […]

Sugar Free Breakfast Muffins

Sugar Free Breakfast Muffins

  Although these muffins have breakfast in the title that doesn’t mean you won’t want to eat them all day! These Sugar Free Breakfast Muffins are a perfect snack at any time and brilliant for lunchboxes. Or in my kids case their second (or third) […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The summer holidays have started for us and as a bit of an activity – and to prep for future playdates and picnics – we’ve made some Chocolate Chip Cookies. I have to admit it was also a great way of using up the leftover […]

Real Fruit Cake

Real Fruit Cake

Some times you just can’t better what nature has given you. But you can present this gorgeous natural goodness in a kick-ass way! I recently had a lot of fruit in the house but no cake. So I decided to make the most of what […]

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

On summer days there’s nothing like the sharp, zingy taste of lemons. And while some cakes can seem too heavy during the warmer season, a Lemon Drizzle Cake is always welcome with a glass of iced tea of even some fizz. The key to this […]

Espresso Martini Cupcakes

Espresso Martini Cupcakes

When I found out a dear friend of mine was leaving the office I work I knew exactly what her leaving cake needed to involve. Aside from a chilled prosecco there is only one drink you will find her with in her hand – an […]

Banana and Raisin Loaf Cake

Banana and Raisin Loaf Cake

One of the best ways to save money is not to waste food! Bananas are their very own force of nature – there seems to no way of predicting when they are going to start turning black regardless of the colour they are when you […]