Cookies

Rye + Vanilla Butter Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies. Another bust week ahead. Time racing by on this and that. Let’s take a breather and make some cookies. Some simple unassuming cookies that bring a moment of quiet pleasure all week long. These gloriously buttery…

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Preserves

Lemon + Vanilla Marmalade

Prep Time : 30 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 1 1/2 Hours | Total Time : 2 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Jam Hello my lovelies! Jumping back into it with one for all my lemon loving friends out there. You never see marmalade made with just lemons. We’re totally going to make it a thing. It’s so…

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Cookies

Salted Vanilla + Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I was listening to the Sporkful podcast earlier this week. They were talking about a recipe for pancakes that belonged to Rosa Parks. It had peanut butter in it. Ever since I have been craving peanut…

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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

Vanilla Bean Funfetti Cut-out Cookies

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy It’s been so grey and wintery around here lately! These fun bright sweet cookies are the perfect antidote to rain and grey skies. I’ve been having a moment with my cookie cutters lately and have been looking…

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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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Cookies

Vanilla Cornflake Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Not all recipes need to be flashy and complicated. This is the perfect example of a simple treat that is easy to throw together and really hits the spot. And NO CHILLING so they’re ready in a flash! These crisp…

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Pies & Tarts

Quince + Vanilla Bean Frangipane Tart

 Prep Time : 1 hour | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly This tart was made possible by my amazing dad. My parents grow quinces in the Waikato region and the other week I said “send me some”. Well. Quinces don’t travel well unless…. you send them in a hand-made wooden…

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Cookies

Red Velvet Spritz Cookies

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Taking the classic red velvet flavours of vanilla, chocolate and cream cheese icing and turning them into a buttery sandwich cookie turned out to be an excellent idea. Apart from being visually striking and delicious these cookies also give…

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Sweets

Vanilla Almond Brittle

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate I love pottering around making candy – it’s super rewarding to make it yourself and it also has a science-y aspect that really appeals to me. It requires more precision than baking but it’s well worth the effort. You…

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