Allergy Friendly, Cakes, Dairy Free, Loaves

The Little Loaf that Could

Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I am fascinated by baking from different cultures and different times in history. I have recently been reading about cooking during the second world war under rationing (particularly in the UK). I found some excellent books…

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Kiwi Classic, Scones

My Mother’s Scones

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 30 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy when you know how My memories of scones are always craggy squares just baked in time for lunch. They were never big. You need to be able to have a variety of toppings on multiple scones. Simple and perfectly…

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Bars and Slices

Blueberry Shortcake Crumble Bars

 Prep Time : 10 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy We are optimistically pretending that summer still exists. Blueberry and lemon. A bright joyful pairing. Sunny, sweet and satisfying. These shortcake bars are tender, buttery optimism. Apply to face. Who needs a tan anyway. I am still…

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Gingernuts

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy I could eat ginger flavoured things all day, errry day. And I kinda do. I also believe there is a more delicious home made version of almost everything. These gingernuts are a shining example of gingery satisfying goodness made…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Coconut Cupcakes + Lemon Vanilla Buttercream

 Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy This is another one of those recipes that has been knocking around forever that I really should share and it’s another one from my Nannie! I love coconut, some others in this household are not so keen…

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Matcha + White Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

 Prep Time : 30 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate If you know me then you know I am all about tea. I just went to check and I have at least TWELVE kinds. Hot drinks are my jam. I have been experimenting with matcha cookies for…

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Cakes

Coffee + Pecan Cake

 Prep Time : 20 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 55 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly I hope everyone is having a fun Halloween weekend filled with cookies and candy and the good kind of scares! I’m afraid this year most Kiwis’ attention has been elsewhere – preparing to get up at 5…

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Bars and Slices

Fig + Walnut Squares

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Happy Sunday! I can’t believe how quickly my week off has gone! I got a lot of good time in the kitchen experimenting and cooking up things to share with you all – including these crispy on the outside,…

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