Cakes

Pear, Cardamom + Dark Chocolate Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Difficulty: Easy Hello my lovelies! What strange and scary times we are living in. We’ll get through it and be stronger on the other side. I’ll be rounding up a collection of easy to make recipes that don’t use a lot of ingredients this coming…

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Cakes, Gluten Free

Coconut + Passionfruit Syrup Cake [Gluten Free]

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours | Difficulty: Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s get stuck into this gluten free business. Jumping in with a delicious moist coconut cake. Drenched in bright summery passionfruit syrup. Easy to make and easy to eat. As I worked on the structural integrity of this cake I…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Amaretto Funfetti Madeleines

Prep Time : 15 mins | Cook Time : 10 mins | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! What’s better than tiny buttery cake from France? Tiny buttery cake from France with sprinkles. And liquor. Don’t tell any french people though. They’d probably have a stroke. It’s been pretty grey the last few days around here. We’ve…

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Cakes, Loaves

Carrot + Maple Loaf Cake

Prep Time : 15 mins | Cook Time : 40 mins | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Thanks for being patient while I sort through things. It’s a grey and blustery autumn week here in Wellington. The perfect time to bake something comforting. I love carrot cake. I have no truck with these ‘vegetables…

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Cakes

Zucchini + Cinnamon Crumble Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy   Hello my lovelies! What a week. Running around like a headless chicken. Must be time for some cake! I haven’t dipped a toe into this sweet zucchini baking business before. It always comes at a time when I’m…

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Cakes, Gluten Free

Rhubarb + Ginger Almond Cake

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 + 60 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I know we’re all supposed to be drinking smoothies and punishing ourselves in January. But I’d rather have cake. It’s not a big cake and you can share it if you’re worried. Also It’s…

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Cakes

Fig + Walnut Chocolate Truffle Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! Let’s do something nice for Mum. We don’t do enough of those. How about a decadent chocolate truffle cake. To help y’all get back in your Mum’s good books. We are folding walnuts and figs in…

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Desserts

Pear + Pistachio Sponge Pudding

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sometimes you just need something warm and sweet that transports you to childhood. Especially with all the greyness outside. Every kiwi kid probably remembers having the fruit sponge from the Edmonds book. Probably on top of…

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Cakes

Banana Cake + Sesame Caramel Buttercream

Prep Time : 15 + 25 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! We need some cake to cheer us up in this grey weather. Banana cake is a family favourite. It’s the all time favourite cake of a few of my nearest and dearest. The cake…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Not-Birthday Hazelnut + Nectarine Friands

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy-ish Hello my lovelies! We’re feeling a little bit french and a little bit fancy today. Perfect for a not-birthday treat. One of my favourite people has a hard time at her birthday. But that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t have…

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