Pg 146 Self-saucing Blueberry Pudding (2)

I’ve been lucky enough to share Baking Legend Allyson Gofton’s delicious self-saucing blueberry pudding and it’s just the night for eating it! Recipe: 1½ cups self-raising flour 75g butter, diced ½ cup sugar grated zest and juice of 1 orange 1 cup milk 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen and defrosted Sauce ½ cup blueberry jam ½ cup sugar 1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Lightly grease a 6-cup capacity ovenproof dish. 2. Sift the flour into a bowl. Rub in the butter until the  Read more...

Rainbow Bright

19 January

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If you’re going to make a rainbow cake you may as go all the way – the brighter the better! This was one of the ‘rainbow’ element of my niece’s ‘Princess-Rainbow-Mermaid-Unicorn-Fairy’ party. How cool is she?! I should have a disclaimer that this is not the tidiest cake in the world to make, like the gift that just keeps on giving you will be finding sprinkles for quite some time but I have some tricks I can suggest for that! I wanted the standard rainbow  Read more...

Christmas Cheer

15 December

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We have loads of lovely teachers, neighbours and special friends to thank in our lives so this year the kiddies got busy and did it all themselves! We made a huge batch of Christmas Tree and Gingerbread Men cookies then decorated them with red, green and white Hundreds&Thousands; sugar pearls for Christmas baubles on the trees and jumbo hearts for cute little gingerbread men buttons. Packaging can make a plain gift pretty and in our house the kids always have loads of suggestions! This year  Read more...

white choc cake

This is my go-to cake. I would’ve thought everyone I know would have had enough of it by now or wonder if I know how to bake anything else, but it is still my most requested cake. The hubby gets mad this one hardly ever gets leveled – no left overs for him! (the top bit is sugary goodness that I can’t bare to level off) It’s an easy cake to put together, and you don’t need a mixer so perfect for a summer celebration  Read more...