21 06, 2011

home made marshmallows

June 21st, 2011|Categories: recipes|Tags: , |12 Comments

Yes, they are actually quite do-able!This was one of the things on our Winter Fun List, a list of things our family would like to do during this winter season. I love winter!I contemplated making my own marshmallows before but I assumed they’d be super difficult. Turns out they’re not difficult at all! They taste really good and you get the satisfaction of knowing there is nothing nasty in your home made little clouds of yumminess. I wish I had a cloud cookie cutter because that would have been PERFECTLY cute for these :o}Although, […]

23 05, 2011

oreo pop tutorial

May 23rd, 2011|Categories: recipes|Tags: , |10 Comments

My apologies in taking so long to get this tutorial to you! It’s the hairy end of the semester at uni and we’ve had a lot going on in our little home and so I’ve neglected this little blog.These oreo pops are my favourite things to make for parties or special occasions. They honestly taste divine, and are simple {yet can be tedious} to make. I found the idea on Bakerella’s beautifuly mouth watering site, where she made these oreo truffles. It took a little trial and error to get them to work because […]

7 05, 2011

whoopie pies

May 7th, 2011|Categories: recipes|Tags: |3 Comments

I recently made something new, something I’ve never made before. They were surprisingly easy, and they really tasted amazing. I love that it is still technically a cake {I’m not sure where the name Whoopie Pie comes from!} but that it had a different taste to your traditional cake or cupcake. Although they look so good – and so very pretty tied with twine or wrapped with a small strip of decorative paper – these are not really a ‘dainty’ cake. They’re quite big {traditionally} and are quite a handful!This recipe comes from the book Whoopie […]

9 02, 2011

basic cookie recipe & a valentine’s twist

February 9th, 2011|Categories: recipes|Tags: , |10 Comments

I love this recipe for basic cookie dough. It is simple, doesn’t use a lot of ingredients and so it is quick to make. Of course it tastes delicious too! It also makes A LOT of dough, so I always freeze about half of it for use later. It freezes well, and then I just defrost and bake up a batch with no mess, love it.Ingredients:1/2 cup of Sugar500g of Butter, softened5 Cups of Self Raising Flour {I use half wholemeal self raising}1 can of sweetened condensed milk {I use the light one}Preheat oven […]