Peppa Pig Picnic Strawberry Cake
Jun01
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Chocolate Fudge Brownie
May15
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Easter Jars
Mar30
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Salami Pizza Scrolls
Mar18
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Tia Maria Mud Cake
Feb16
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Double Choc Cookies
Jan30
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Garlic Parmesan Cookies
Jan17
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Chocka Mocka Mud Cake
Jan15
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Amy’s Pineapple Tart
Oct16
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How To Modify A Recipe

In our cooking classes we are often asked by our guests how we can modify recipes with confidence. The truth is, we rarely work to a recipe and when we do it is never followed exactly. Certain ingredients will always work together in the same way and some recipes should be kept relatively untouched but others can be adjusted to create unique, original recipes that you or your family will love. If you are a little nervous about the...

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Brandy Snaps

If you dare to devour this much sugar, the Brandy Snap makes a great partner to good coffee or use it to decorate a dessert. INGREDIENTS 2 tblspns golden syrup 2 oz butter 1/3 cup brown sugar ½ cup plain flour 2 tspns ground ginger pinch salt METHOD Place syrup, butter & brown sugar in saucepan stir over low heat till butter is melted sift flour, ginger & salt into bowl stir in butter mixture drop small teaspoonfuls onto...

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Pie Crusts

Biscuit Crumb Pie Shell, Coconut Pie Shell and Sweet Short Crust. These are 3 basic pie crust recipes that will help you with your dessert baking. Perfect these and you can create an unlimited amount of variations. Biscuit Crumb Pie Shell This standard biscuit base can be used for cheesecakes, caramel slice or a range of other sweets INGREDIENTS 2 cups sweet biscuit crumbs 4 oz butter 1 tsp cinnamon METHOD melt butter, stir in crumbs...

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Almond & White Chocolate Cupcakes
Nov09
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7 Gluten Free Flour Tips

This little piece should help you get your head around the array of confusing information about flour, grains, seeds, nuts and legumes. What are gluten free flours? Here’s a list of the ones that we know of or use regularly, but a form of flour can be made from a variety of dried ingredients so let us know if you’ve created something new! Almond Meal – made from ground almonds Buckwheat Flour – made from a pink...

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Butterscotch Biscuits

A delicious caramel like biscuit, full of crunch Ingredients 4 ozs butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg vanilla essence 2 cups S.R.Flour castor sugar for rolling Method Cream butter and sugar till soft and light, add egg and a few drops of vanilla essence Mix in flour well Small balls then lightly roll in sugar Place on greased oven trays and lightly press with a fork Moderate oven for 12 minutes or till light...

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Coconut Meringues

The word meringue puts the fear into most of us but this recipe is almost foolproof.  Remember that any failure can be crushed over ice cream or set into chocolate!! Ingredients 2 egg whites, remember with meringue there can be no yolk in the whites at all 1 1/2 cups coconut 1 cup icing sugar vanilla Method Beat egg whites till stiff, add sugar gradually and beat till thick Stir in coconut and a few drops of vanilla Place spoonfuls...

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Honey Biscuits

This recipe takes quite a lot of butter , but as there is no eggs it counteracts the cost, the taste of honey makes it a beautiful biscuit Ingredients 250 gm butter 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups S.R.flour 1 1/2 cups Plain flour Method Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy Add honey, vanilla and flours and combine well Small spoonfuls onto greased trays Moderate oven 10-15 minutes or till...

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Cheesy Vegetable Bake
Oct14
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Gluten Free Self Raising Flour Mix Recipe

This is a simple recipe to create your own self raising flour mix to use in cupcakes, muffins, cakes or pies. Keep this handy and you will always be able to make cupcakes without resorting to packet mixes! 200 grams white rice flour 75 grams potato flour ½ teaspoon of gum (guar, xanthin – use roughly ¼ teaspoon per cup of flour) ½ teaspoon of cream of tartare 1 teaspoon of bicarb...

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