Lemon bundt cake

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Sometimes you just need a cake in the house, right? That’s exactly how this cake came to be – the baby was sleeping and I just needed something tangy and sweet to go along with my cup of tea. First up: you’ll need a bundt pan. I only recently picked one up and while you can find all…

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Zesty lemon melting moments

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It’s that time of year again – lemon season! The branches of our lemon tree are literally sagging under the weight of all the lemons, so it seemed like the perfect time to do a little lemony baking while the baby snoozed. These zesty lemon melting moments live up to their name: they’re zesty, tangy…

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Jelly Tip ice cream bowl

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As much as I love making decadent treats, some of my favourite things to make are based around the desserts of Kiwi childhoods – jelly and ice cream. After all, the best desserts don’t need to be complicated – all you really need are good quality ingredients and great flavour combinations. Now you’ve all seen…

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This is Thea

While I’m sure you’ve already heard the news on Facebook and Instagram, it’s time to make it ‘blog official’ and introduce the newest member of our little family – the delightful Thea. The past couple of months have been an absolute blur of all kinds of weird, wonderful and (above all) memorable moments for our…

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Apple and berry crumble slice

Apple and berry is one of those combinations that are almost guaranteed to please pretty much everyone – particularly during these cooler winter months. There’s just something about it that makes you want to snuggle up on the couch, right? While apple and berry crumble is a ‘go-to’ for lots of people over winter, crumble…

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Black Forest Tim Tam parfaits

With the weather cooling down and a newborn on the horizon, I’m spending more time snuggling up at home than ever. And you know what? It’s actually pretty amazing. While not needing to set an alarm, having the option of wearing pyjamas all day and watching the rain rather than trekking through it are all…

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Lemon and raspberry shortbread

The following blog is not sponsored – I simply love what the Blind Foundation do and want to encourage you to lend a hand this Bikkie Day. It’s always a bonus when you can make a difference just by whipping up a batch of biscuits – while it’s great having a full biscuit jar tucked…

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One biscuit, three ways

Now that I’m on maternity leave I’ve developed a bit of a new obsession – always having a container of homemade biscuits in the house. Not only is it nice knowing there’s a homemade treat stashed away to relax with for afternoon tea, but it totally takes the pressure off when you know someone’s popping…

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South African rusks

There are a whole lot of things that stand out about our time in South Africa last year – meeting Kevin’s wonderful extended family, road tripping through the South African countryside and (of course) every moment of our dream safari. But one thing I didn’t expect to stand out so much were rusks. We were…

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