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  • Crunchie Recipe a healthy version

    South African Crunchies – a healthy version

    This fabulous healthy version of South African crunchies is the creation of Anje van der Merwe who based it on our traditional family crunchy recipe.  I always say ‘If you love it, share…

  • Easter Coconut Bundt Cake

    Coconut Bundt Cake for Easter

     Easter for me is a home filled with the smell of  warm spicy hot cross buns, chocolate eggs, and thoughts of fluffy white bunnies and soft yellow chicks.  But there always has…

  • date and walnut coffee cake

    Date and Walnut Coffee Cake

    This simple coffee cake made in a square pan is sweetened with dates and maple syrup and topped with a crunchy walnut crumble and a drizzle of sweet glaze. The cake has…

  • The Best Blueberry Muffin Loaf

    Life has been a bit crazy for the last two weeks, so I haven’t had much time to bake. But today with some beautiful much needed rain falling and I bit of…

  • White vanilla cake with cinnamon buttercream icing

    Dreamy White Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

    This Dreamy white cake with cinnamon buttercream frosting is a basic 1-2-3-4 cake.  Getting it’s name from the proportions of its basic ingredients, it is so easy you will always remember it…

  • Decadent chocolate cake

    Decadent Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

    It’s February so lets celebrate the month of Love with chocolate and roses. This Decadent Chocolate Cake is a simple Devil Food Cake, dense, moist, dark,  and utterly delicious.   No need for any fancy…

  • Coffee cake with lemon curd

    A Lemon Coffee Cake for a Sweet New Year

    There is nothing sweeter than a New Year, filled with hope and wonderful new ideas. After a month away from blogging, baking and food shoots, I am excited at the prospect of sharing…

  • Christmas Cake tray bake shades of cinnamon

    Christmas Cake Tray Bake

    Fruity, light and and spicy – this year’s delicious light Christmas Cake.  Made in a tray, it is perfect for a “quick night before, forgot to make a Christmas Cake”, kind of cake.  Heavy…