Cakes, Sweets & Biscuits

Apricot Logs

So easy and so satisfying. These marshmellow based treats can be kept frozen for up to 3 months. The apricots and the coconut add a fruity tinge. Ingredients 100g Dry Apricots 100g Crushed Milk Arrowroot Biscuits 50g Small Marshmellows 1/2 Cup Condensed Milk 1/2 Tbsp Vanilla Essence 150g Shredded Coconut Directions Cut marshmellows into small More >

Banana Cake

As a cake it is almost as refreshing as tea cake. Light, fluffy yet with body. Ingredients 125g Butter 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Egg 1 1/2 Cups of Self Raising Flour 3 Mashed Bananas 1 Tbsp Bi-Carb (Dissolved in 2 Tbsp Milk) 1 Tbsp Vanilla Essence Directions Cream the butter and sugar together Add the More >

Carrot and Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

This is a full bodied cake with plenty of texture and fresh zingy icing. Ingredients Cake: 1 cup olive oil 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 cups firmly packed grated carrot (Approx 4 carrots) 1 cup More >

Chocolate Balls

Christmas and the holidays wouldn’t be the same without a plate of these bad boys in the fridge. People pinching them, Nan always topping them up. Ingredients 9 Weetbix 2 Cups of Shredded Coconut 1 Tbsp of Cocoa 1 Can Condensed Milk Directions Crush Weetbix and add 1 cup of coconut, the cocoa and condensed More >

Chocolate Crackles

Can anyone resist these? Try putting them in the fridge and see if the will last more then a day. Not likely. Ingredients 4 Cups of Rice Bubbles 250g Icing Sugar 250g Copha 1/2 Cup of Shredded Coconut 3 Tbsp of Cocoa Directions Mix thoroughly Place in Patti Cake Mould Refrigerate

Choconana Muffins

With just a hint of cinnamon these are a great brunch-time source of energy and carb’s. Not to mention the taste. Ingredients 1 Small Ripe Banana 1 Cup Self Raising Flour 1/2 Cup of Self Raising Wholemeal Flour 2/3 Cups Full Cream Milk 2/3 Cups Sugar 1/2 Cup of Choc buds 1 Egg lightly beaten More >

Lady Flo’s Pumpkin Scones

This is Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen’s special reserve recipe. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup mashed pumpkin (cold) 2 cups Self raising flour Directions Beat together butter, sugar and salt with electric mixer. Add egg, then pumpkin and stir in the flour. Turn on to floured board and More >

Lamington Log

This is a quick and easy way to make an all time Aussie classic. You can make the sponge if you like, but purchased sponge works for me and slashes the prep time. Ingredients 1 Large Plain Sponge Cake 500g Icing Sugar 1/3 Cup Cocoa. You can add more to suit your tastes 15g Butter More >

Nanna’s Anzacs

This is one of Nanna’s age old classics, senational every time!!! Chewy and full of that golden syrup caramel. Ingredients 1cup Rolled Oats 3/4 Cup Oat Bran 1 Cup Plain Flour 1 Tbsp Bicarb Soda 1 Cup Sugar 4 Oz Butter 1 Tbsp Golden Syrup 2 Tbsp Boiling Water Directions Mix dry ingredients except Bi-Carb More >

New York Cheesecake

When you are entertaining “New York Style” This one could get you the keys to the city. INGREDIENTS 15 graham crackers, crushed 30 g butter, melted 896 g cream cheese 300 g white sugar 180 ml milk 4 eggs 230 g sour cream 15 ml vanilla extract 30 g all-purpose flour DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to More >