Brandy + Lemon Queen Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies. This one is a classic and a favourite of mine. Golden Buttery cakes studded with currants. I know that ‘queen cake’ has become almost synonymous with fairy cake or cupcake in some circles but I am…

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Blackberry + Brandy Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! It’s about time we circled back to jam. We’re pulling together a recipe to make any time of year really. Let’s face it. In NZ even at the height of their seasons our fresh berries are…

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Christmas Cake – Part 1

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : up to 3 Hours | Total Time : up to 4 hours | Difficulty : Easier than you think Hello my lovelies! Less than six weeks to Christmas – the greatest of all the holidays! I have a wonderful new book on the way from Book Depository – its called Delicious…

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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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