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 busy…

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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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Cakes, Cupcakes

Spiced Honey Cupcakes

 Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Going back to work is hard. You deserve a cupcake. These spiced honey beauties are soft and sweet and filled with comforting spices. We’re not quite ready to let go of Christmas completely. I…

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Life

LIFE: Deck Dem Halls

Hello my lovelies! My Christmas tree is up. My menus are planned. My germs are gone. My knee is back in ship shape. My cakes are nearly ready to be iced. The next few weeks are going to be ace. For some reason I’ve decided to try and get back on track with my eating and exercise. At this time…

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Life

Life: Just eat the cake

Hello my lovelies! It’s not the nicest spring day out there. But we can cheer ourselves with something nice to eat and the company of friends. Today’s picture is a memory of sunnier days. This week I eased back into things after my holiday. I taught my second bread class. I resisted the call of cake and then finally gave…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Buckwheat + Honey Madeleines

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 6 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I love to experiment with different flours. One of my all-time favourite books is Alice Medrich’s Flavour Flours. I made the buckwheat genoise sponge from that book and it was utterly delicious. It set my little…

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