Delightful Pineapple and Coconut Cake Recipe

This cake is easy, super-moist and requires only 1 bowl.

So what are you waiting for?

It’s the perfect cake and only takes a handful of minutes to prepare. It’s also very yummy and delightful to eat, plus it has zero butter in it! I’ve made mine with fresh pineapple because that’s what I had in the fridge, but it can easily be adapted to frozen raspberries or nectarines as well.

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A Fast To Make (and Eat!) Plum Flaugnarde Recipe

A fast dessert using everyday ingredients I know you’ll have in your fridge.

A clafoutis (pronounced Clah-foo-tee) is a classic French dessert using cherries and an eggy batter. When you replace the cherries with another fruit, the name of the dessert changes from a clafoutis to a flaugnarde (pronounced Floohn-yard) .  I had some plums given to me by my sister and decided to use them in a plum flaugnarde.

It may be a difficult name to pronounce, but it’s not a difficult dessert to prepare. The plums add a subtle tartness which works beautifully with the sweet egg custard. If you don’t have plums don’t despair. This can be adapted to use other stone fruit, or even berries.

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Beetroot and Chocolate Cake Recipe

Guilt-Free Chocolate and Beetroot Cake with All Natural Red Colouring

A moist chocolate cake recipe that doesn’t use butter? It’s yours for the making…

I still have plenty of beetroot growing in my garden, but I’m not complaining. It’s delicious and nutritious – even in cake! I’ve been meaning to try a chocolate and beetroot cake recipe for some time now. And I’m mighty glad I did. The grated beetroot adds moisture and some sweetness to the cake, and the kids don’t even notice that it’s in there.

I’ve added a chocolate icing to my cake, but another idea is to think of this cake as a Red Velvet style cake ( with all natural red colouring!) and use cream cheese frosting.
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Pear and Frangipane Tart Recipe

Delightfully Moist Pear and Frangipane Tart Recipe

Sweet, moist almond filling and ripe pears make this tart absolutely delectable.

I needed to make a dessert while Mr 2.5 & Mr .5 were having their afternoon nap, and wanted to make a tart…. Can it be done in 1 hour?

Of Course! Obviously this can only be done with a few shortcuts, but when you have kids around, shortcuts are a necessity. If I had extra time I would have made my own shortcrust pastry, but with a toddler and a baby in the house it’s not always possible, so puff pastry came to the rescue. This is one of my favourite desserts. I hope you enjoy it as well.

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Strawberry Cake Recipe

My Great-Grandmother’s Scrumptious Sponge Cake

A cake that is light, feathery and filled with scrumptious strawberries and cream.

Let’s celebrate!

This recipe has been passed down from my Great Grandmother to my Grandpa, to my Mum and to me. I hold fond memories of it in my heart.  It’s important to keep these recipes being passed down through the generations – they are part of my family and who I am.

This sponge cake is feather-light and is beautiful in its simplicity. My Mum usually made this for our birthday cakes whilst we were growing up, and I know why. It’s a celebration cake!

So when my youngest son turned 6months old recently this was the cake recipe I turned to.

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