Category: Recipes

Gingerbread House 2015

Gingerbread House 2015

My gingerbread house this year was left to the very last minute. My grandson was not going to be able to help decorate it as in previous years. I was going to make the Zumbo special gingerbread house but decided I didn’t have enough time […]

A Very Merry Christmas 2015

A Very Merry Christmas 2015

The last few months have been somewhat hectic and I have been remiss to add posts to my blog, hopefully the New Year will change all this. I would like to thank all my followers and wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy […]

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

Everyone in this house loves apples, and what better than in a bundt cake. The added pecan nuts make it even better. I decided to make this cake and take it to an afternoon barbecue so that others could also enjoy the lovely flavours.

Banana Choc Chip Cookies

Banana Choc Chip Cookies

Like a lot of us I had some bananas that no one wanted to eat because the skins had gone brown, but the fruit inside was still good. Having tried banana bread recipes before and still having wastage, I decided to check out alternatives. 

Minecraft Birthday Cake

Minecraft Birthday Cake

I was asked recently to make a “minecraft” cake for Tyren’s 10th birthday. Apart from being aware that Minecraft was a game my grandson played on his X-Box I knew very little about it. I Googled as much information as possible to find out what this […]

Regular Show Birthday Cake

Regular Show Birthday Cake

Recently it was my grandsons’ birthday and he is a keen fan of the Regular Show. He wanted his cake this year to incorporate a number of characters from the show, with the main ones being Mordecai and Rigby. Benson, Skips and Pops plus a […]

Gingerbread House 2014

Gingerbread House 2014

Just in time for Christmas my grandson’s decorated gingerbread house. I guess you could say he rather likes freckles, I don’t think there is one side of the house without them.

Christmas Bauble Biscuits

Christmas Bauble Biscuits

My grandson came home and said he needed food for his school party, because his dad was so busy with work I said I would make something for him. My grandson said he wanted something sweet, so I decided to refer to the Donna Hay […]

Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Cookies

Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Cookies

It has been a while since my last post and that is partly due to my being a volunteer for Fish For Life an organization raising funds for the Cancer Council. We have just had our Official Launch Event and there was a great deal of time […]

Beautiful Grape Harvest Cake

Beautiful Grape Harvest Cake

We had the pleasure of being introduced to this cake during our trip to Tuscany. We were told that traditionally this cake is made for only a few weeks a year.  The small sweet red grapes are used, usually those remaining after the grape harvest has […]