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Tag Archives: Slice
Retro Baking. Reinventing an Australian Classic. Wagon Wheel Slice.
I’ve always had a huge soft spot for wagon wheels. Sadly those huge chocolate-y jammy biscuity discs so nostalgically and iconically reminiscent of many an Australian childhood seem to have shrunk in size. They were my all time favourite treat … Continue reading
Posted in What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Australia, Baking, Chocolate, Jam, Made From Scratch, Marshallow, Old-Fashioned, Shortbread, Slice, Winter 7 Comments
The Pleasures Of The Feast. Three Layer Salted Caramel Slice With Popcorn Brittle
Oh my. Sometimes I throw caution to the wind and totally abandon any semblance of clean eating. To shamelessly indulge in the pleasures of the feast. Sometimes I just can’t say no, particularly so when staring down something like this. … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Australia, Baking, Brittle, Caramel, Popcorn, Slice 11 Comments
Delving Deep Into My Kitchen Drawer. Nostalgic Baking. Chinese Chews.
Every now and then I take a trip down memory lane and delve through a pile of tattered, half forgotten recipes relegated for safe keeping deep in my kitchen drawer. It’s a pleasant way to spend a lazy afternoon. So … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Blondies, Dates, Ginger, Lemon, Made From Scratch, Old-Fashioned, Slice, Walnuts 4 Comments
Rich And Decadent. Salted Vanilla Fudge Shortbread Squares.
There’s a serious battle being played out in our kitchen at the moment between the much loved, often requested, traditional chocolate caramel slice and a new contender; a very modern salted vanilla fudge shortbread square. Having baked just one … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Small Bites, Sweet Treats Tagged Afternoon Tea, Baking, Butter, Cream, Fudge, Salt, Shortbread, Slice, Vanilla, Winter 1 Comment
A Classic Combination. Chocolate And Orange Jaffa Brownie.
We can never go past a good brownie recipe in our house. So, not unsurprisingly, perusing the weekend paper last Sunday morning Frank Camorra’s recipe for Jaffa Brownie jumped out at me. My attention caught by the intriguing addition of … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Chocolate, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Brownie, Chocolate, Coconut Oil, Cointreau, Dessert, Hazelnut, Orange, Slice, Winter 5 Comments
From The Old fashioned Australian Kitchen Pantry. Passionfruit And Coconut Impossible Pie.
Last week’s Magic Vanilla Custard Squares proved so popular they were in demand all week long. I think we went through something like three batches. Perfect for sharing which goes to show that old fashioned recipes are definitely the … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Australia, Cake, Coconut, Impossible Pie, Passionfruit, Slice 7 Comments
From The Old-Fashioned Kitchen Pantry. Magic Vanilla Custard Squares.
Eggs, butter, milk, sugar, flour and vanilla. Six staple ingredients that can be found in almost any kitchen pantry. I’m always amazed at the many different ways these basic elements can be combined to produce a wide variety of delicious … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Autumn, Cake, Custard, Dessert, Eggs, Magic Cake, Slice, Vanilla 5 Comments
Retro Baking. Classic Lemon Sponge Squares.
With Easter almost upon us I’m feeling a little overwhelmed and jaded with the growing stash of chocolate my teenagers have managed to procure. I once naively thought that the Easter Bunny and Chocolate Easter Egg Hunts were the preserve … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Bar, Easter, Lemon, Shortbread, Slice, Sponge 5 Comments
Satisfying My Chocolate Cravings. No Bake Dark Chocolate Hedgehog Slice With Hazelnut, Pistachio and Turkish Delight.
With Easter just two weeks away my thoughts are turning to chocolate. It’s a wet, rainy Sunday and I am craving something sweet, rich and decadent but am feeling way too lethargic to whip up a storm in the kitchen, … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Autumn, Chocolate, Easter, Hazelnut, Hedgehog Slice, No Bake, Pistachio, Slice, Turkish Delight 8 Comments
Incredibly Delicious. Insanely Addictive. Sweet and Salty Candy Cane Cracker Toffee.
One tell tale sign that it’s the end of school year, and Christmas is round the corner is the burgeoning supply of candy canes in the house. What to do with all those sticky, sweet candy canes? Usually I crush … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Confectionery, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Candy Cane, Chocolate, Christmas, Food, Salty, Slice, Sweet, Toffee 8 Comments