The best carrot cake

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting Carrot cake recipe260g toasted pecan nuts, chopped300g demerara sugar100g white sugar240ml vegetable oil4 large eggs130g crushed pineapple (if using canned pineapple make sure most of the syrup is strained)1 teaspoon vanilla extract315g cake flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon powder1 teaspoon […]

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No Knead Hot Cross Buns

No Knead Hot Cross Buns Bun dough 1 tablespoon instant yeast 110g white sugar 125 ml warm water 250 ml milk, lukewarm 600g white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp cinnamon powder 2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp salt 220g) mixed raisins 2 tbsp orange zest 50g unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 large eggs, at room temperature Crosses 1/2 cup white bread flour Water Jam glaze […]

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Caramel Popcorn

Caramel popcornIngredientsPopcorn60ml vegetable oil1/3 cup corn kernels Caramel100g, unsalted220g demerara sugar170g golden syrup1/2 tsp salt1 tsp vanilla extract1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda Method:Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.Add corn kernels, and spread out evenly.Cover with a lid and allow the popcorn to pop.Remove from heat when the popping stops and transfer to […]

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Oreo Mousse Chocolate Eggs

Mousse but make it trendy! These are oreo mousse filled chocolate eggs!! And no it really does not get any better than this!! Not to mention it is a genius way to serve dessert this weekend! Oreo Mousse filled Chocolate Eggs Ingredients 8 oreo cookies, crushed360 ml whipping cream, chilled 1 tablespoon icing sugar, sifted2 […]

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Hot Cross Buns

So this recipe says cool before serving but if I’m being honest I ripped the first batch apart the minute I brushed on the glaze and if we’re doing the whole honesty thing I didn’t even wait for the butter to form a little pool in the centre – I know I’m not alone on […]

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Easter Brownie Cups

My goodness these brownies are heavenly! Gooey brownie meets crunchy chocolate biscuit sort of heaven. This recipe is so easy, I created it using things I have stocked in my pantry. Let’s just say it would be totally sinful not to share it with you. Ingredients ½ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 […]

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