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Cappucino Cakes & Espresso Buttercream

  I love coffee –  It’s my thing!  My husband and I are more likely to go out for coffee than we would for dinner, and our coffee machine is the only appliance in the house that gets a regular service.  Before my Thermomix came along, the coffee machine was my one true love in the […]

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Raspberry, Hazelnut and White Choc Loaf

RASPBERRY, HAZELNUT AND WHITE CHOC LOAF Prep – 5 minutes Cooking Time – 1 hour I am a huge fan of banana bread! In fact I reckon it is without doubt my favourite sort of cake. Can you call it a cake? The other day while flicking through a recipe book at my mother in […]

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Caramel Apple Teacake

Caramel Apple Teacake

Want something quick and easy to make when friends drop by for coffee??   No fancy ingredients required – you only need basic pantry items.  Then this Caramel Apple Teacake is for you.  Whip it up and serve it warm…by itself of with cream….it is fast, easy and yummy! The original recipe can be found here for […]

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6 Layer Rainbow Cake

RUBY’S 6 LAYER RAINBOW CAKE WITH STRAWBERRY GANACHE  Well here is the post for that cake 😉 To be honest it was one of the easiest cakes I have made. Probably took just as long to make as the usual requests but just as easy. Don’t be put off by the size of it! YOU […]

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Ruby’s Rainbow Princess Party

Hi Guys, Slowly recovering from a hectic week of preparation and a great 4th birthday party! When Ruby wanted to have a party I thought sure, what sort of party do you want. I was wrapped when she said a Rainbow party as I had spotted a cake similar in a recent magazine and was waiting for […]

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Donna Hay Lemon Squares

I never turn down free lemons…….so when a shopping bag full of “Aunty Bettys” lemons came my way, I jumped for joy.  My hubby loves to whip up the lemonade from the EDC, lemon butter is always welcome and after seeing a couple of Donna Hay’s lemon recipes in the paper on the weekend, I […]

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Ohhh…….Red Velvet Cupcakes

I had never heard of this cake until I watched Bethanny’s Getting Married.  Bethanny Frankle was one of the original Housewives of New York, and then went on to have her own show where she gets maried.  She insisted (very strongly) that she have this particular Red Velvet cake for her wedding cake.  Anyway, it has been on […]

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Berry-Nice Buttermilk Muffins

After going  to Tenina’s class the other night, then seeing cream on sale, I decided to do a batch of butter.  The cream was on sale, the butter wasn’t, so TMX saved the day and the wallet!  The fantastic by-product of making your own butter in the TMX, is the Buttermilk – BONUS!!!! I found a recipe on […]

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Easy Peasy Orange Cake

I always seem to have 2 or 3 oranges floating around at the bottom of my fruitbowl.  I still have marmalade left over from the last orange-fest at our house, so today I wanted to do something different.  I came across this easy Orange cake recipe and it seemed like a good candidate for a […]

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Naughty but NICE Brownies!

  Hi Guys, Well this is possibly the naughtiest recipe ever 🙂 For all the chocolate haters this is not one for you! They are White Chocolate Brownies with a Dark Choc and Macadamia Blitz! If these don’t fulfil that chocolate craving nothing will! They are in the oven as I type and the house […]

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