Day 10: A favourite recipe.

November 13th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Ramble | Recipes - (0 Comments)

I’ve made these triple chocolate muffins a couple of times in the last few weeks, they’ve been a hit, especially with Matthew who when eating one yells out ‘NO!’ to Jock whenever he comes near. 1 1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup cocoa 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup brown sugar 100g butter … Read more

Banana & Chia Seed Bread

September 7th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (2 Comments)

I’m having a bit of a love affair with chia seeds at the moment. They are something I’ve only recently discovered, but aside from the fact that they are a super food, they integrate really well into cooking and baking and add a lovely flavour to the food. So when I had some banana’s that … Read more

Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

August 12th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (3 Comments)

On Saturday morning, I was on the hunt to make something for desert for Jacquis birthday dinner that we attended that evening. Mum told me that (under no uncertain terms) that we had so many lemons and limes on the tree’s that I would be making something with them. So after a quick discussion and … Read more

Lemon Jam Recipe

August 7th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (0 Comments)

Needing to use up some lemons from the tree, I made some lemon cupcakes and wanted some filling. Lemon curd was one option, but I opted for lemon jam instead. We had some Chelsea Jam Setting Sugar in the pantry left over from last Christmas so it was a perfect option. Most of the recipes … Read more

Lemon Loaf

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (0 Comments)

This is fantastic as a loaf, but I reckon this would also work great as a round cake with some lemon butter cream icing. 125g softened butter 1c caster sugar 3 eggs 1/2c sour cream Finely grated zest from 3 lemons 1c plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2c sugar 1/3c water Juice from 3 … Read more

Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes

September 30th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (1 Comments)

I found this recipe in an old foodtown magazine lying around the house. It stared at me for a couple of days before I gave in and made the cupcakes. Fantastically delicious! Chocolate Cupcake: 125g soft butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 2 eggs (room temperature) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup self-raising flour 1/4 cup … Read more

Golden Kiwi Fruit Jam

July 29th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (1 Comments)

As this recipe doesn’t use pectin, it’s won’t make a thick thick jam, but it does make a nice jam. Makes about 250ml 400g Golden Kiwifruit 240g Caster Sugar 4 Limes 1. Roughly cut up kiwifruit into chunks and juice limes. 2. Put kiwifruit and lime juice into a medium sized saucepan, mash slightly and … Read more

Gingerbread Slice

June 4th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (0 Comments)

I had been eyeing up making this for a while, and going to the High Tea last weekend gave me the perfect opportunity to make it. 150g butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup treacle 1/2 cup golden syrup 1 1/2 cups high grade flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 teaspoons … Read more

Mince and Cheese Pies

May 20th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (2 Comments)

As a kiwi, mince and cheese pies are something I grew up with and what myself and many others would consider a kiwi classic. I will admit that I’m not a big pie eater in general, as compared to my husband who will easily eat a couple a week. But when I saw a recipe … Read more

Russian Fudge

May 9th, 2011 | Posted by Andie in Recipes - (0 Comments)

I was wandering aimlessly around the house the other day when I decided to do some baking. This was fine, until I realised that actually, I couldn’t be bothered. So Rob decided he was going to make some Russian Fudge instead. This recipe is very simple and easy to make, and tastes great! 3 1/2 … Read more