Bars and Slices, Kiwi Classic

Cappuccino Fudge Cake Squares

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 1 Hour | Difficulty : Easy I’ve had a few requests for classic fudge cake, but I couldn’t resist adding a delicious twist. This one came about simply because I had been craving chocolate and coffee together for a week and it seemed like the…

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Double Chocolate Fudge Cookies

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy So we’ve been back at work for a couple of weeks now and I think we’ve earned a treat. A fudgy chocolatey melt-in-your mouth treat. Because reasons. I think we should just get down to it – you need…

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Quick Breads, Scones

Blue Cheese + Walnut Scones

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 45 Minutes | Difficulty : Moderate Scones have always been one of my baking Achilles heels – for some reason I just couldn’t make a great scone. I kept coming back to it and learning more about technique and trying again until I had mastered…

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Bars and Slices

Tropical Muesli Squares

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Happy New Year to you all! I hope everyone is looking forward to new challenges and exciting opportunities in the coming year. Sadly we also face the less than exciting prospect of going back to work. When you’re used…

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Strawberry Champagne Layer Cake

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 35 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate I hope all of you had a lovely Christmas filled with fun and food and love and family. I was tasked with dessert for our family Christmas (naturally) and made a variation of this fantastically easy cake which practically…

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Yeast Breads

Nearly Panettone

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Moderate I love the aromatic flavours of Panettone but I don’t have the patience for hours on end of rising and hanging the loaf upside down and all the other hallmarks of the real thing so I created this rich…

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Santa’s Little Helpers

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Finishing Time : 1 hour | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy I love Christmas but it can be a bit overwhelming. Sometimes you need a little something to get you through. These rich truffles, spiked with brandy and warm with Christmas spice are just what you need. Sneak one whenever…

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Cakes, Sweets


 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 24 hours | Difficulty : Moderate One of my favourite things about Christmas baking is that there are so many wonderful food traditions from around the world to try and share with those you love. Panforte is insanely addictive so it’s best to make it…

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Flourless Mexican Chocolate Cake

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Chocolate cake. Two words that promise so much and often deliver so little. Not any more. So chocolatey. So tender. Why is there chocolate on my pajama top? I don’t remember getting up… This stupidly easy cake is moist…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Irish Cream Cupcakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! A girl can only go so long before she needs cake and what’s better than cake laced with delicious irish cream? These tender moist cupcakes use one of my favourite methods – adopted from the Hummingbird…

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