Smore Cookies

Happy Saturday everyone!! It is such a beautiful day in Johannesburg. We plan on spending some time outside today, I’m thinking maybe having a lovely picnic, we’ll see. A few weeks ago I laid down on the grass in our garden, just looking up at the sky, it felt so incredible and peaceful. It stillContinue reading “Smore Cookies”

Victoria Sponge Cake

This cake is to celebrate my husband and I getting through this week, we never thought we’d actually get there given the homework, spelling tests and everything else that was thrown at us during the week – we did it, we made it baby! You know how some things are just a classic, like theContinue reading “Victoria Sponge Cake”

Bluberry Custard Bars

Paid partnership with First Choice South Africa These blueberry custard bars are super addictive, they remind me of my blueberry pie without the hassle of making an actual pie – BONUS! The centre of these bars consists of creamy First Choice Vanilla Flavoured Custard and blueberry pie filling – an untraditional pairing and I loveContinue reading “Bluberry Custard Bars”

Persian Love Cake

Paid partnership with Kerrygold South Africa INGREDIENTS For the Cake 200g Kerrygold Pure Irish Salted Butter 150g castor sugar 4 large eggs zest of one medium lemon 80ml lemon juice 15ml rosewater 100g cake flour, sifted 215g almond flour 5ml baking powder 15ml cadamom powder For the Syrup 100ml honey 40ml lemon juice pinch of saffronContinue reading “Persian Love Cake”

Doughnuts dipped in chocolate with roasted peanuts

Forget all the fancy-schmancy stuff these are the only doughnuts you’ll ever need. Dipped in melted chocolate and toasted peanuts, I mean can you name a better combination? I prefer not using ganache because I live for that chocolate crunch that comes with dipping your doughnut into plain old chocolate and waiting for it toContinue reading “Doughnuts dipped in chocolate with roasted peanuts”

Chocolate Mousse Swiss Roll

This has got to be one of the most requested recipes I’ve received since lock down. Homemade swiss rolls are easier than you think and my husband in particular who sadly does not have an insatiable sweet tooth like his better half has given me strict instructions not to share this with anyone else 😅.Continue reading “Chocolate Mousse Swiss Roll”

Gajar Halwa Loaf

Have you ever had Carrot Halwa? If you’ve answered no, you’re missing out! And if you answered yes! Well then that automatically makes us besties 😅. I’ve only ever made carrot cake twice in my life, you can find that recipe on my blog. However i’ve been trying for months to add some “Oomph” toContinue reading “Gajar Halwa Loaf”

Coffee and Condensed Milk Lamingtons

An absolute classic array of flavours I’m no stranger to lamingtons, some would say I’m a bit obsessed. So far I’ve created the classic lamington version all doused in chocolate sauce and of course a strawberry lamington cake which is fresh and light and just perfection, next was my stack of chocolate lamington pancakes whichContinue reading “Coffee and Condensed Milk Lamingtons”

Coconut Barfi Truffles

I know I’m so late posting this recipe, almost a whole month or has it been longer? I created these gorgeous coconut barfi truffles to celebrate World Chocolate Day and I have to admit I struggled to get the perfect photos because the minute they were done my family surrounded me like a bunch ofContinue reading “Coconut Barfi Truffles”

Strawberry and Basil Cheesecake Ice Cream

I love South Africa, the people, the food and most of all the weather. How gorgeous has the weather been this past weekend? Amazing right? I’m sure you’ve guessed that I am a summer baby, I adore summer dresses, summer sandals, summer salads, basically all things that summer brings, including ice cream! Going through myContinue reading “Strawberry and Basil Cheesecake Ice Cream”