Let’s Bake Carrot Cake

carrot cake

Around this time of the year, you always find hot cross buns and carrot cake in stores and at your friends tea parties. One of our favourites to bake and eat is Carrot Cake.  We have tried many recipes over the years, but we always come back to this one. Ingredients: 3 eggs 375ml sugar […]

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Chocolate Guinness Cake {Cook Along}

Chocolate Guinness Cake

It’s St Patrick’s Day. So to celebrate, we made a Guinness Cake. Not just any Guinness cake, but Nigella Lawson’s Guinness Cake.  This is currently the Cook along cake on her website. The Cook Along is a fun competition where you cook a Nigella recipe, upload a picture on her website and then stand a […]

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Vanilla Cupcakes

Halloween is a the time of year for sweets and sweet things. So for next Halloween (or any other time) try these simple vanilla cupcakes.     Ingredients: 200 g unsalted butter 1¾ cups icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla paste 4 eggs 2⅔ cups flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup Milk   Method: Preheat […]

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Asian Summer Springrolls

After a gym work out, the last thing you want to do is cook for hours and eat a heavy meal. This is a quick meal to make and if you have some helpers to chop the veg, it goes quickly. These Asian Summer Springrolls are also super healthy! As you can see from our pics, […]

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Chicken and Mushroom Pockets

I struggle with things to take to work for lunch. I need something that doesn’t involve knives and forks and is quick and easy to eat. My mom found a recipe a few years ago and over time we have tweaked it to become our own.These are Chicken and Mushroom Pockets. These delicious little pockets are […]

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Ginger Icecream

It’s officially summer in South Africa. We went from Winter to summer in a week. So now that we are wearing shorts and spending our days in the sun, we needed some Ice Cream. We have done all the ‘normal’ flavours; vanilla, chocolate, berry etc. etc. So we Decided to mix it up this Summer. Our first […]

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Baking Granadilla Cake

Cakes are fun to bake. But sometimes they aren’t that simple to make. Well this cake is the opposite.It is quick and simple to make. This is a South African Summer Bake that we love – Granadilla Cake. Granadilla Cake Ingredients 1 and 1/2  cups of self-rising flour 3/4 cup Sugar 1/3 cup Oil 1/2 cup […]

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Twix Chocolate Brownies

Some days we just need chocolate with some more chocolate melted on top and some chocolate on the side. It was on one of these days we decided to bake decadent chocolate brownies. These brownies are good on their own but then we decided to add some more chocolate in the form of Twix.  For  these […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Recently, I was asked to bake a cake for a cake sale at work to raise money for a children’s home that we support. Immediately I thought of my red velvet cupcakes. They are really tasty and never last long in our house. I have made these wonderful treats for work colleagues and there are […]

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