Grandmas Sponge Recipe 1968

  Clearing out my parents’ house a few years I forgot about the draw with my mums cooking books and ripped out pages of recipes that were there. As a kid I remember going through all the books to make something delicious like cakes, slices or scones. I was getting to the back of the…

Dark Chocolate and Gingerbread Truffles

These are a great idea if you want to do something different with gingerbread. They are rich and decadent.  Make an adult version by adding in 1 tbs of chocolate or gingerbread liqueur.   Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles Ingredients Make or buy gingerbread and blend it to crumbs. I halved the quantities from my gingerbread…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love Chocolate chip cookies! I love them warm and crispy around the edges and soft in the middle. Something so delicious should not be so easy to make and raw cookie dough is just as good! My favorite is dark chocolate chips and the ultimate is triple choc cookies.

Banana Bread

Yes Banana Bread, it’s a very popular recipe with many variations and is a staple in most cafes. I love banana bread warm or toasted smothered in butter served with a latte or hot chocolate. Whipped cinnamon butter also tastes quite nice smothered on top.