Festive Mocha Cupcakes
05
Dec

Festive Mocha Cupcakes

Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a standard-size muffin tin with paper liners. In a measuring cup, whisk the coffee powder into the brewed coffee until completely dissolved. Add the milk and vanilla essence; set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarbonate...
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26
Mar

Peanut Butter Cookies

Method To brown the butter: In a small saucepan over medium high heat, melt butter. Whisk continuously and be careful not to let it burn. Let the butter boil until it foams up, and then turns brown and has a nutty aroma. As soon as you see the butter has...
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26
Mar

Brown Sugar Cookies

Method Preheat the oven to 190°C. Cream the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar together in the bowl of a stand mixer fit with the paddle attachment for 3 minutes on medium-high speed. Add the egg and the yoghurt, and continue mixing for another 2 minutes. Sift the flour, salt,...
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26
Oct

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

Directions Preheat the oven to 180°C. Lightly butter a 22 x 33cm pan and line with baking paper. To make the brownie batter, melt the butter in a large saucepan then add the sugar. Cook at medium heat until well-combined and mixture looks shiny. Remove from the heat and add...
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11
Sep

Summer Pavlova

Directions Heat oven to 150C/130C fan/gas 2. Cover a large baking sheet with baking parchment and use a pencil to draw a 20cm circle in the middle. Turn the parchment over. For the meringue, mix together the cornflour, vinegar and vanilla, and set aside. Whisk the egg whites in a...
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29
Jun

Orange Yoghurt Cake

Directions Preheat the oven to 180°C. Put the butter, sugar, flour and eggs in a bowl and, using an electric hand mixer, beat until thoroughly combined. Stir in the orange zest, 1 tbsp juice and the yoghurt. Spoon the mixture into a deep 20cm cake tin, lightly greased and lined...
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30
May

Coffee Cake

Directions Preheat the oven at 160°C. Baseline and grease two equally sized sandwich tins. Add the sugar and the butter to a bowl and whisk until very fluffy and a pale cream. Whisk the eggs in a mug with a fork and then add them gradually to the mixture with...
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31
Mar

Carrot Cake

Directions Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease and line a 22cm round cake pan with baking paper. In a large bowl, whisk the sugar and oil together until thick. Add the eggs, one at a time, whisking between each addition to combine. Combine the our, spices and bicarbonate of soda....
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31
Mar

Hot Cross Buns

Directions Combine the flour, yeast, sugar, mixed spice, salt and raisins in a large bowl. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, add the milk. Heat for 1 minute, or until lukewarm. Add the warm milk mixture and eggs to the flour mixture. Use a flat-bladed knife...
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17
Mar

Classic Cheese Scones

Directions Preheat oven with the baking tray inside to 200C. Sift together the flour, salt, cayenne pepper and baking powder in a large bowl. Sift again to make sure the ingredients are thoroughly combined. Cut the butter into cubes, place in the bowl and then mix with your fingertips to...
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