Category Archives: Cakes and Slices

Simplicity Chocolate Cake

So that pretty special get together I mentioned in the last blog. It was my Pop’s 90th. 90 years, not bad going hey. Pop got the royal sponge cake treatment…more on this, and him, later. It was also my cousin … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more…

. . .remember me? It’s been a while. But I’m back. Back with exciting news! Over the weekend the whole family congregated together for a pretty special celebration.  While there (just when I thought I might be through Nana’s recipes by the … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Reading Recipes

A lesson on reading recipes. Tip #1 Read them. Tip #2 See tip #1. I have left the blog as it was originally written for reasons you will see. Caramel Cornflake Biscuits A quick and easy Sunday afternoon treat. You … Continue reading

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Date Coconut Balls

‘Bliss Balls’, ‘Power Balls’, ‘Paleo Balls’, ‘Raw Balls’.  If you’ve been living under a rock, or perhaps not trawling instagram each night in an attempt to ensure you don’t sleep, these incr-‘edibly’ trendy spheres may have escaped your notice.  Let … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Cake

What would birthday month be without birthday cake?  The pressure was on this year.  The bar had been set high with last year’s maple bacon cake.  How could you not love a cake that had bacon in it. Anyway, Nana had … Continue reading

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Jam Drops

Ah yes, and those jam drops.  How could we forget those red gems that sat beneath the Chocolate Rough Slice at the annual birthday celebration. Be prepared folks, for a tale of hope, triumph, despair, hope again and yes, triumph. Jam … Continue reading

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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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