I’m back!… With a White Chocolate Coffee Layer Cake!

White Choc Coffee Layer Cake

It’s been a while, too long in fact, but I’m pleased to say I’m back and the posts will be coming thick and fast as so much has happened in the last 3 months! First things first, I must apologise for my quietness on the blog. The adjustment to parenthood, sleep deprivation and two house … Continue reading

Weekend baking : Crunchy Lemon Muffins

Crunchy Lemon Muffins

These muffins are one of our favourites and are so quick and easy to whip up – a great ‘go-to’ recipe! I made them for the boys on Friday for their weekend hunting trip and they didn’t last long. (See recipe below) Crunchy Lemon Muffins (Alison Holst) 2 cups SR flour 3/4 cup sugar 75g … Continue reading

One a penny, two a penny… Hot Cross Buns!!

Hot Cross Buns

The year is flying by, it’s already March which means Easter is just around the corner! Hot Cross Buns are always a favourite at this time of year. These buns are traditionally eaten hot or toasted during Lent, with the cross standing as a symbol of the crucifixion. And for those of you who are superstitious, apparently … Continue reading

Rhubarb and cinnamon tarte tatin.

Rhubarb and cinnamon tarte tatin

We had some friends coming for dinner last week and I realised at about 4 o’clock that afternoon that I hadn’t thought of dessert! I quickly checked my fridge and freezer for ingredients (conveniently I had some rhubarb and store-bought puff pastry in the freezer) and then turned to one of my Donna Hay magazines for … Continue reading

Carrot Cake a.k.a ‘Decorative Baking’

Carrot Cake

I don’t often bake when it’s just the two of us at home, so having friends to stay (like we did this weekend just been) is a great excuse! I usually bake a day in advance and Hubby has termed it ‘Decorative Baking’ because he is not allowed to touch it until our guests arrive! … Continue reading