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Bad News Hot Fudge Sauce

This is what I make whenever we require comfort food on short notice. It’s perfect for this for several reasons. Firstly, it’s super delicious, and hot. Two necessities for comfort food. Secondly, it’s made from ingredients we always have in the house, … 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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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

This week the theme for my baking club was “Food trends”. After my two failed attempts at macarons, and my equally fruitless attempt to buy Zumbo, I decided I would resort to an old classic. I know what you’re thinking … 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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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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Chocolate tofu tart

Another experiment using my healthy chocolate moose as a base, for my little brother’s party   While these may be much prettier than my previous attempt, I made them using milk chocolate rather than dark (in fear that the crowd … Continue reading

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My Brownies

My little brother had a party this weekend, which gave me a chance to try out a couple of my “old standard” baking recipes in the new oven 😀 These are my brownies I’ve made a thousand times. And I … Continue reading

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