Tiger Roll Cake

A Swiss roll tiger cake was the perfect choice for my youngest who doesn’t like cake and loves tigers. A Swiss roll doesn’t look like your traditional birthday cake and is a fun alternative. The best thing is, she actually ate it and enjoyed it! Hooray! It probably looks more like a snow leopard since […]

[Continue Reading]

Easter Egg Cakes

This decadent cake concept is easy to make and can really be used for any occasion, not just Easter. I used an Easter egg shaped cutter but you can use any shape for any occasion and celebration. Trees or bells for Christmas, hearts for valentines day, balloons or any themed shape for a birthday party. […]

[Continue Reading]

Lamb Meat Pies

It’s Australia Day tomorrow! Amongst the madly preparing for school going back in two days time, baking and covering books, I asked my family what they would like to eat on Australia Day. I loved their first choice… MEAT PIES! Yes! I even had some lamb in the freezer and some pastry sheets, including a […]

[Continue Reading]

Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Cake A Lego Friends cake was the brief from my daughter for her 8th birthday. Dreading the thought of attempting fondant figures, I took the cheats option and purchased a Lego set to go on the top of the cake. Olivia’s Ice Cream Bike set was perfect. I knew what I […]

[Continue Reading]

Basketball Birthday Cake

Another birthday celebrated in our house, my keen basket-baller son turned 12! His birthday was actually last month, I am just really slow in sharing his cake as I have been otherwise occupied, life is full and head down in my cookbook. He kept joking with me that he wanted a unicorn cake and I […]

[Continue Reading]

A Ballerina Cake and Marshmallow Treats

My youngest princess recently turned 6. The request was for a cake with a beautiful ballerina on top. Knowing full well that she doesn’t actually eat cake (strange child I know… lol), I asked her what she wanted. She said “two layers of carob brownies please mummy”. That was a perfect choice that made me […]

[Continue Reading]

Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

  I love this recipe for it’s simplicity and especially due to the fact that all 3 of kids loved it and gobbled it up with gusto, including my fussy plain Jane youngest! Simple; as it is using 2 ingredients… my new BBQ sauce recipe which I whipped up in the Thermomix and chicken. You […]

[Continue Reading]

Meat Filled Triangles and Sausage Rolls

A simple recipe today but one that my fussy Miss 5 loves in her lunch box. She is increasingly fussy that I am surprised we actually end up with anything in her lunch box each day! Surprisingly she still loves pastry and it has been the one constant thing that she will actually eat for […]

[Continue Reading]

Frozen Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

  Miss 6 had been planning her 7th birthday cake for months. Being a huge fan of the Disney Frozen movie, that was the theme she wanted with an Anna and Elsa on the top was her strict instructions! At the time I was hunting for anything in the “frozen” theme, there was nothing in […]

[Continue Reading]

Minecraft Cake

My son is a huge fan of Minecraft and that was the request for his cake this year. I was hoping it would be easy since everything in the game is all blocks. It was a bit of a challenge trying to make them even, I can’t even cut paper straight with scissors, lol. I […]

[Continue Reading]