Category Archives: Cakes and Slices

Chocolate Rough Slice

Ah yes, it is that time of year again.  Birthday month.  Not mine alas.  But it seems that most of those in my life decided to enter the world at the same time.  This is convenient, as the month long … Continue reading

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Cornflake Biscuits

There is an awkwardly large 725g box of cornflakes sitting in my cupboard left over from the Lemon Cornflake Coconut Cups.  I could make more of them, but I’m 3 batches down already and it’s time to try something new.  Cornflakes … Continue reading

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Lemon Cornflake Coconut Cups

Move over Honey Joys, there’s a new kid in town. He’s zesty, crunchy and just a little sweet. This recipe might well become my go-to. It’s incredibly simple and delicious. Ingredients: – 2 cups cornflakes – 1/2 cup coconut (I … Continue reading

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Zucchini-Carrot Yoghurt Cake

There is always a period of apprehension after putting a cake in the oven.  Will it work?  Should the mixture have been that thick?  Should I have measured the ingredients more carefully?  Why didn’t I bother sifting the flour?!  These … Continue reading

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Lemon Tea Loaf

When life gives you lemons, make this lemon tea loaf. Lemons are a sneaky fruit.  Whenever I need a lemon there are never any to hand.  When I have no use for one, they seem to multiply uncontrollably in the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Coconut Slice

I will admit to you now that I approach the humble slice with an element of trepidation.  I have little patience for messing about with layers and taking things in and out of the oven, and I find it frustrating … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Rum Balls

Mother’s Day seemed like the perfect time to try out the first recipe, which could really be no other than Nana’s rum balls. Nana lived 3 and a half hours away from us. We would visit every holiday and long weekend, … Continue reading

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