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HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS

Late the other night, when all the shops were already closed, I really REALLY felt like dumplings…(no I’m not pregnant!). They’re satisfying, easy on the pocket, AND we already had all the ingredients in the fridge. So since I don’t sleep, I may as well eat right? Haha…Anyway, they also bring me back to my […]

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3-ingredient Pancakes

We celebrate everything with pancakes. It’s tradition to have as many pancakes as the year of age you’re turning on the morning of that birthday. (2 pancakes = 2years old) Ingredients1c milk1 egg1c self-raising flour(That’s basically it. I sometimes add a tablespoon of honey, or a teaspoon of vanilla extract, to the mixture) MethodWhisk the […]

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Apple Roses

A little time-consuming, but they look stunning and taste great! Ingredientsred apples (sliced thinly with skin on, use a mandolin if you want to keep the thickness exactly the same)1T sugar1c lemon juice (plus enough water to cover the apple slices)pre-rolled puff pastrycinnamonmaple syrup MethodMix apple slices in a large bowl with the lemon juice and […]

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Old Fashioned Lemonade

We have a lemon tree that goes mental every year, so we make the most of it.Here’s our go-to recipe: 1c freshly-squeezed lemon juice1c sugar1-2L water (depending how strong you want the lemonade) Dissolve the sugar in the lemon juice. Add water to taste. Serve with lots of ice and a sprig of mint and […]

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Easy Microwave Lemon Curd

Pantry staple – Mika LOVES lemons, she’d eat them like apples straight off our tree.This super easy recipe is ready in less than 10mins, made in one bowl and cooked the microwave! Ingredients3 eggs1c white sugar (or 1/3c Whole Earth Sweet Granules of keto)1c lemon juice (approx 3-4 lemons) + grated rind of those lemons125g […]

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Vanilla Bean Buttercream

My all-time favourite, super easy buttercream recipe that goes on EVERYTHING. 150g butter (room temperature)2-3c icing sugar2T hot water1t vanilla extract1t vanilla bean paste Beat the butter until soft and fluffy – it should get lighter in colour.Add half a cup of icing sugar at a time. Adjust the texture with enough hot water to […]

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Spiced Carrot/Pineapple Cake

3c finely grated carrot1 tin crushed pineapple (drained)3 eggs1t vanilla1c oil2c self-raising flour1c raw sugar1T flaxmeal (optional)1t baking powder1t cinnamon1t nutmeg0.5t salt Mix wet ingredients together in a large bowl, then add dry ingredients and combine.Bake at 150C for approx an hour, or when an inserted skewer comes out clean.This will make one layer, or […]

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Chocolate Cake (gluten/dairy/egg free)

I’m not 100% sure where this cake recipe originated from but it is my go-to recipe for cake that everyone can enjoy (we have lots of friends with various allergies/intolerances, and this covers them all). 1.5c gluten-free self-raising flour1c raw sugar0.5t salt1t baking soda0.25c cocoa0.5c oil1t vanilla1T vinegar1c water1T flaxmeal (optional) Sift all dry ingredients […]

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Dairy-Free Banana Cake

3 large mashed bananas (defrosted ones are perfect for this)3 eggs1t vanilla1/2c oil (I use sunflower)0.5c raw sugar1.5c self-raising flour1T flaxmeal (optional) Mix together and bake at 180C for 30-40mins, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. This will make one layer.Serve dusted with a little icing sugar. If you’re not […]

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