Scones

Earl Grey + Raspberry Scones

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 Hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! We’ve all been there. Made a cup of tea. Been distracted. Come back to find it cold and unappealing. Instead of tipping it down the sink, make yourself something delicious. Grab some berries from the freezer…

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Pies & Tarts

Jam Tartlets {For Mum}

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! We are a bit back to front this week. Baking first and preserving second. Sometimes that’s how things work out. This recipe is simple but comes out cute and special. Perfect to make with…

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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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Cookies

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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Cookies

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

Double-Glazed Spiced Orange + Almond Loaf

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 60 Minutes | Total Time : 1 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Good morning my lovelies! It’s still totally the morning… There were some technical difficulties getting the post up on time today. And by technical difficulties I mean I was still sleeping… Today’s moist spiced loaf was even liked…

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Cakes

Honey Ginger + Pistachio Syrup Cake

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 70 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello lovelies! What a week – my heart goes out to the people of Paris. I was heartened by images of Parisians lining up to give blood to help their fellow citizens. I was going to have a whinge…

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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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