Recipe – Brazil nut and pineapple white chocolate fudge
Jan15

Recipe – Brazil nut and pineapple white chocolate fudge

This recipe is so quick to make and taste delicous too. It uses white chocolate and cream cheese. The addition of dried pineapple and brazil nuts gives it a lovely flavour and texture. I love brazil nuts in fudge. The recipe is below. Make and enjoy. Ingredients 250g white chocolate broken into small pieces 220g cream cheese 2 1/3 cup icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla a pinch of salt 3/4 cup brazil nuts chopped 1/4 cup chopped dried...

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Eggless Rich Fruitcake
Dec20

Eggless Rich Fruitcake

I wanted to experiment with chia seeds as an egg substitute. I have been reading a number of articles about the benefits of chia (it’s high in fibre, magnesium, zinc, iron and calcium) and about how it can be used as an egg substitute. I have also had a number of occasions of late where I needed an egg free cake or dessert.  Given the Christmas season as well, I decided on a rich fruitcake recipe that uses a lot of eggs....

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The great frosting meltdown
Nov28

The great frosting meltdown

This is my second attempt at a cupcake bouquet. Pretty isn’t it? Before you go looking for a picture of the first attempt, let me tell you that there isn’t one because it looked awful. I mean I have a picture but I’m too ashamed to post it up. On second thoughts though I will post it up as it might explain why I’m so pleased with my later attempt. It’s been one disaster after another with frosting lately....

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I want cake, lots of cake
Dec08

I want cake, lots of cake

I have been doing a lot of software testing in my job recently and I don’t know about you, but something about working through test scripts makes me very hungry. I figure it’s normal as a colleague does the same thing. Her weakness is Paddle-Pops. My food cravings change from day to day. On one day it was hot chips, another day it was chocolate and right now I have this craving for a citrus cake that I made my sister for one...

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