Cakes, Cupcakes

Dead of Night Cupcakes

Prep Time : 15  + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Halloween baking is essentially regular baking with lots of make up on. There’s lots of food colouring and fine motor skill involved. How about something simple, seasonally appropriate, requires no piping, no food colouring and tastes like…

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Cookies

Hazelnut + Chocolate Melties

 Prep Time : 15-45 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Well the first burst of spring was short-lived! We have had gale-force winds, sleet and hail in the last week. I also have my first real cold of the year both of which have left me…

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Life

#Bakingitbetter – A Wellington on a Plate Adventure

Hello my lovelies! Sorry for the radio silence – I had been preparing a post to keep you all up to date on what I’ve been up to, namely the #Bakingitbetter Mystery Box Baking Challenge, part of Wellington on a Plate. For those who aren’t from around these parts, for two weeks in August every year Wellington restaurants put on special…

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Cookies

A Malted, Salted, Chocolate Dipped Cookie Situation

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 3 Hours | Difficulty : A bit fiddly It’s all malt, all the time around here! I’ve been working on these cookies for a while now, trying to bump up the malty flavour as much as possible. They’re pretty darn good if you ask me!…

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Cookies

Dark Chocolate, Cherry + Coconut Cookies

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Just in case anyone was concerned, we are circling back to cookies! Really easy cookies that require no mixer and no chilling yay! I’ve had dried cherries knocking around in the pantry for a while waiting to fulfil their…

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Cookies

Whiskey + Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time : 15 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 90 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy While I do my best to be healthy, and for the most part I succeed, sometimes you have to admit that chocolate and liquor just make life better. Like when you put them in cookies! When I…

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Bars and Slices

Chocolate Peppermint Crunch

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I took a little break in my birthday week and I missed you all! It was a fabulous birthday with a lot of food and cooking involved. I bought myself a few more books…

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Cookies, Sweets

Vanilla, Dark Chocolate + Pistachio Meringues

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 2 Hours | Total Time : 2 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sorry for the late post today – we just got back from Melbourne in the middle of the night so I’m playing catch up! I came home with a much heavier suitcase and a much…

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Bars and Slices

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Slice

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 + 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Oh the things we come up with when we are going for a run and have sugar on the brain… This slice was originally called Chocolate Peanut Butter Crack Slice, which is exactly what it is. Pure…

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