Bars and Slices

Passionfruit + Almond Shortcake

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate So this wasn’t what I originally intended to make for you this week. I came home from the fruit market on Sunday filled with dreams of feijoa and lime friands (the spell check doesn’t know what a feijoa is…

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Cookies, Kiwi Classic

Anzac Biscuits

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 1 Hour | Difficulty : Easy I could eat these all day. ALLLL day. I kinda did. Its probably good that there are so many other exciting, delicious, interesting things to bake otherwise I’d be a medical miracle made entirely of Anzacs. And they’re easy…

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Cookies

Custard Creams

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy Sometimes you are having a cup of tea and you think to yourself, “I could really go for something that’s fancy and little bit trashy at the same time.” Look no further – these sandwich cookies are so easy…

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Yeast Breads

Hot Cross Buns

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Moderate I absolutely love hot cross buns and happily make them without crosses during the year but they are a staple of Easter time in my family. My mother ALWAYS makes her own and invites people over to share them.…

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Loaves

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 75 Minutes | Total Time : 1 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Easy I’ve been on the hunt for a good banana bread recipe for ages and have read or tried a ton of them. For me banana bread has to be simple and it shouldn’t have too much added sugar.…

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Bars and Slices

Salted Caramel Slice

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy I know I’m supposed to make a cake when it’s my birthday(ish) post but I really felt like trying this caramel slice and I felt a bit weird making my birthday cake a week early so here we are!…

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Yeast Breads

Rosemary, Garlic + Feta Pizzettes

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Moderate I love the simple and tasty pizzettes we have when we go out for tapas so I naturally wanted to try making them at home. They are super easy to throw together, you just need to plan ahead a…

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Cakes

Rum + Ginger Bundt Cake

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 1 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate First thing baked in the new house was this subtle moreish bundt cake. I was a little nervous as the oven in our previous place was very difficult and required a lot of coaxing to get the best…

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Muffins

Caramelised Apple + Oat Muffins

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy What a week! We moved house during the week and Wellington being what it is that meant lots of things going up and down lots of steps. Thankfully that’s what movers are for! Now we are pretty much settled…

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Pies & Tarts

Rustic Vegetarian Pies

 Prep Time : 1 Hour | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 1/2 Hours | Difficulty : Moderate The pie is a glorious thing. There are so many sweet and savoury variations and almost every cuisine has their own take – all of which are delicious. As you can tell I am a lifelong fan of…

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