Easy Homemade Churros… You Won’t Be Able To Stop At One!!

Churros are a Mexican style fritter – a bit like a long doughnut (mmmm, donuts). My first encounter with churros was in Disneyland when I was a teenager. We were on a family overseas holiday touring around LA, San Francisco, Las Vegas, San Diego, Mexico and Hawaii.

My brother-in-law bought a churros from one of the Disney street vendors. It was extra extra long, so we all had a piece. It was delicious. We really were in the happiest place on earth!

I’ve tried to recreate the recipe here. They are much smaller in size, but are a great bite size snack. I dare you to try stopping at one.

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Bake Your Own Insanely Delicious Krispy Kreme Donuts

Donuts or Doughnuts? Whatever spelling you prefer, they are very tasty treats. Definitely a ‘sometimes’ food, according to my kids.

My oven stopped working over 2 months ago. As it’s almost 30years old, I decided not to get it repaired, but to get a new oven instead. The only issue was that instead of a wall oven, I wanted a freestanding oven. So last month my husband knocked out a kitchen cupboard and in the past week, we’ve had our electrician connect our new oven. I didn’t realise how much I would miss cooking in an oven.
In the 5 days since it’s been connected I’ve cooked pizza, 2 x slices, biscuits, lasagne and baked doughnuts.

These doughnuts could be fried like normal doughnuts, but I’ve baked them – that means that we can enjoy a doughnut or two (or three) without feeling as guilty!

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Easter Cookies In 4 Easy Steps

I always love to bake for Easter. Here is one of my favourite recipes that I like to whipped up…. a batch of my easy sugar cookies – with a twist.

These sugar cookies are already decorated! I’ve incorporated soft sprinkles into the cookie dough before rolling it out and cutting it into Easter shapes. The effect means that they look like they are already decorated with pastel coloured spots.

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This Chocolate Chip Oat Bar Slice Is Perfect For Busy Parents

My eldest son has just started his first year at our local school. In the lead up, we organised lots of things – uniform, school shoes, bag and his lunchbox.

He had a few requirements when it came to choosing his lunchbox. First, it had to be blue. Secondly, it had to have a drink bottle. And third, it had to have lots of compartments. We found a suitable one at a local department store. It was perfect – especially as one of his friends had the same lunchbox.

Every morning, he likes to inspect his lunchbox before he heads off to school – just to see what treats I have included for the day’s breaks.

This chocolate chip oat bar slice is a perfect lunchbox treat. The oats contain a slow releasing energy which means they will keep you feeling fuller for longer. They are also perfect for busy parents, because they are simply a one bowl slice which takes no time to mix together. You gotta love that!

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Quick, Easy And Super-Moist Mulberry Yoghurt Cake

It’s that time of the year again…. mulberry time. Yet again my mother’s mulberry tree is laden with mulberry fruit.

My boys and I dropped in to visit my parents last week and also saw my aunty who was also visiting. We had lots of fun picking mulberries together and boy, did our fingers get red!

This cake is quick, easy and super moist. When you take a bite it’s almost as if the mulberries are a hit of jam in the cake – simply delicious.

This recipe can also be tweaked if you don’t have some of the ingredients on hand. For example: the plump, juicy mulberries could be substituted for raspberries (mmm – imagine a raspberry yoghurt cake!) or blackberries. Likewise, if you don’t have greek yoghurt at home, use flavoured yoghurt instead. The coconut oil could also be substituted for vegetable oil. Any alterations will change the flavour of the cake, but it will still be delicious.

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