Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Fingers

I think I’m addicted to baking. After a busy weekend I found myself feeling quite shaky and irritable on Sunday morning and once I made these…and brownies, I felt much better. These cookies aren’t overly sweet so dusting them with castor sugar immediately after they have […]

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Pinwheel Cookies

These pinwheel cookies remind me of the cartoon snake in Aladdin (I think) who made his eyes go into spirals to hypnotize people. This is a great basic recipe to have on your books for shortbread cookies and it works quite well with cookie cutters […]

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Quick, easy Apricot & Cranberry crunchies

Old fashioned crunchies or granola bars bring back so many memories of Saturday afternoons visiting the grandparents who often dunked them in their tea as there poor dentures couldn’t cope. While there are many, many recipes for crunchies and I’m fairly sure every family has their own […]

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Quick and Easy birthday cake

Pirates and Princess (cakes) were the order of the day last year for the  birthday parties of my two children. I’m happy to report that my efforts were well worth it and the kids LOVED their cakes. I had a dilemna with the doll cake because […]

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