Caramel Rose Rooibos Tea Cake Recipe

I got really frustrated trying to find a recipe for a Lavender Earl  Grey tea cake. After some Foogling (Facebook Googling, of course), I got some excellent advice from friends. In essence, you make a classic sponge cake but turn it into a tea cake by adding any tea flavour you like (that would make sense…

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins!!

I can’t even begin to describe how sinfully delicious and moist these are. And just think, they have vegetables in them, so they must be good for you, right? Ingredients (makes 12) 1 cup flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 tsp baking soda/bicarb 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt 1/2…

Walnut-Chocolate-Banana-Choc-Chip Muffins!!

Yip. They’re as crazy good as they sound… Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 large egg 1 cup mashed bananas (I usually use about 3 bananas – you can…

Dad’s Sinfully Delicious Raspberry Lemon Tart Recipe

One of the best things about some recipes is how you end up with maximum bang for your buck. This is a recipe that is sinfully delicious but incredibly easy to make, doesn’t require any baking, and has very few ingredients.  Perfect for holiday entertaining for sure. Note: The base of this as well as…

Granny Nel’s Ginger Biscuits

I remember making these often with my dad (and of course getting to lick the bowl). Preheat the oven to 180°C/350ºF. Mix together: 150-176g butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 unbeaten egg 2 table spoons golden syrup Sift and then stir in: 2 cups cake flour 2 tsps baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp…

Banana Butterscotch Pecan Muffin Recipe. Yeah.

I gussied up a recipe that is an old favourite (banana choc chip muffins) with butterscotch chips and crushed pecans. It’s as good as it sounds, if not better… Ingredients 1 1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of…