Category Archives: Baking

Busy times and fresh bread

Hey there internet, it’s been some time. Life has got kind of hectic on me recently, what with Mum and Dad going away next week and it getting closer and closer to the end of the semester. The weather has … Continue reading

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ANZAC Macarons

Today was Anzac day – and I have an ANZAC themed meeting tomorrow for my baking club. However, I did not want to make ANZAC biscuits – my mother made an amazing batch of Stephanie’s ANZAC biscuits last week and … Continue reading

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Macaron Success! Or, Salted Popcorn Macarons and Zumbo

Finally, I managed to get them to work for me: Salted Popcorn Macarons from Zumbo! 🙂 I bought the book this morning, and I absolutely had to try to make some macarons, lets not worry about that physics assignment I have due … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chilli Ganache

So the macarons didn’t work again. The batter just wasn’t working for me. I think I’m going to have to go back to basics and try again from the start *shakes fist at new oven*. But I do have a … Continue reading

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Pear Custard Pie

We had people over for dinner this Saturday night. And so, as usual, I volunteered myself for dessert making duty. So I decided I would have my first proper shot of making a pastry case for a pie 🙂 I … Continue reading

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Best Banana Cake

Sometimes modesty is the best policy – but not when it comes to this banana cake. Gooey and moist, just the right amount of sweetness, and with a delicious buttery nut topping that adds the perfect amount of crunch. It’s … Continue reading

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Roast Vegetable Pasta Bake

I’ve finished my essay. I’ve been working all week. In summary, I’m exhausted. I’m also hungry. It was time for the pasta bake. Quick and easy, a meal in itself, and unbelievably delicious. But the thing that makes it the … Continue reading

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Rosemary Buns

I woke up this morning and realised that the essay I thought was due next Monday is actually due on Friday. So I immediately threw myself into an episode of procrastibaking. Which is like procrastinating, but far more delicious. There’s … Continue reading

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Hot “Cross” Bread

I usually work on Saturdays, so I haven’t had two days off all year. But with the Easter weekend I finally managed to get a chance to do some baking with yeast! 🙂 After my Easter Cake I made last … Continue reading

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Easter Cake (a.k.a brownie cake with nutella icing filled with white chocolate buttercream)

This week was chocolate week for my uni’s baking club. So of course I had to make my easter cake 😀 Now, I’m not going to lie, this cake is rich. But this cake is also good, all the different … Continue reading

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