Deliciously Sweet White Chocolate and Cherry Blondies

Blondies are awesome, right? A sweet chocolately slice with a burst of fresh cherries – even better!

I’ve been very, very slack lately with putting recipes up here. I could blame lots of different things – working extra days, looking after my 2 boys, being pregnant with bub #3 and the associated tiredness ……. But I won’t. I’ve just been lazy.

It doesn’t mean that I haven’t been cooking though. I’ve got a few things backlogged, so expect a few more recipes in the coming days. Even though cherries are no longer available here in Australia this is still a great recipe to bookmark, for when they come back later in the year. It’s perfect for Christmas entertaining and won’t disappoint.

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This White Chocolate and Coconut Truffles Recipe Is Super-EASY

Christmas is coming… The decorations and Christmas trees have been in the shopping centres for months now.

My two sons are getting increasingly more excited. Yesterday we put the Christmas Tree up – exciting times for a 4 year old and a 2 year old. 🙂 They also opened the first drawer on our Advent Calendar.
For me, Christmas is also a time  for catching up with family and friends – and to make lots of sweet treats to share with them. What’s not to love about the combination of coconut and white chocolate? This truffles recipe is very easy to make – you’ll be sure to impress with them. Don’t leave out the lemon rind – it really ties the flavours in nicely.

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Delightfully-Rich Chocolate Mulberry Brownies

So many mulberries, so little time to use them up before the season finishes!

Here’s a chocolate mulberry brownies recipe to enjoy. These taste rich and delicious – mainly because of the use of dutch cocoa powder instead of regular bournville cocoa. I’ve only recently gotten into dutch cocoa. Soo delicious and it just takes your chocolate cakes to a whole new level. Hmmmm…. brownies!

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Heavenly White Chocolate and Strawberry Tart Full of Taste and Nutrients

I was at my local supermarket the other day and I got a nice surprise. As soon as I entered the store I saw strawberries on display – for only 50 cents a punnet. That’s bargain prices!

Of course I stocked my trolley with a few punnets. But I also wonder about the farmer who grew these strawberries, and how much the supermarket has paid the farmer for the strawberries? Supermarkets have a history of undercutting producers….

I love strawberries – they are simply delicious and so good for you. Packed full of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants, they are nutrient dense and also low in natural sugars.

When I got home, I just had to make something with strawberries in it. This is how this White Chocolate and Strawberry Tart recipe came about:

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Orange Chocolate Drizzle Cookies That Melt In Your Mouth

Our orange tree is laden with fruit again, so I’m finding ways to use up all the delicious fruit before the cockatoos eat them all.

We have 4 dogs at our house at the moment (we are dog-sitting 2 dogs, as well as having 2 dogs of our own), and they have been chasing the cockatoos!  Thanks to this extra protection, there are plenty of oranges on our orange tree at the moment.

These cookies are delicious. The combination of chocolate and orange in a cookie is always a winner, and the soft biscuits just melt in your mouth!

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