Bakes and Cakes

Find great bakes and cakes for your next birthday party or when entertaining

Raspberry Red Velvet Cupcakes

Raspberry Red Velvet Cupcakes recipe I love the idea of creating these Red Velvet Cupcakes. Rich in flavour and colour, they offer a little more for your children than the standard cupcake.   Prep Time: 15min Cook Time: 20min Serving: 12   Ingredients 2½ cups self-raising flour 100g butter, chopped 1 cup of CSR Caster Sugar 1 cup of milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries ½ cup white chocolate bites Cream Cheese Icing 30g butter 80g pa...

One Bowl Wonder Banana Raspberry Muffins

One Bowl Wonder Banana Raspberry Muffin Recipe I love cooking One Bowl Wonder recipes and the combination of Banana and Raspberry works well. These Banana Raspberry Muffins offer a great way to make your next batch of muffins a little healthier. Prep Time: 10min Cook Time: 20min Serving: 12   Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 2 tsp baking powder ¾ cup CSR Caster Sugar ¾ cup milk ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 extra large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 ripe banana, mashed ½ cup fresh or frozen raspb...

Walnut Cinnamon Biscuits

A nice accompaniment to a hot cuppa tea, and something a little different for the mums group meet these Walnut Cinnamon Biscuits are delicious and not too sweet :) Ingredients: -1 Cup Walnuts, chopped -125g Butter, softened -1/2 Cup Caster Sugar -1 Egg -1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence -1 tsp Ground Cinnamon -1 1/3 Cups Self Raising Flour Method: 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan forced). Place walnuts on a lined baking tray. Roast for 3-5 minutes or until light golden brown. Put asid...

Super Easy Scones

Can you beat a warm scone with cream and jam? Delicious! Ingredients: -3 Cups SR Flour -300mL Thickened Cream -1 Cup Milk Method: 1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced oven). Lightly dust 2 oven trays with flour. 2. Roughly mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with a wooden spoon until ingredients are just combined and form a dough. Do not overmix!! 3. Turn dough out onto your benchtop (also lightly floured). Gently pat dough out to ...

Jam Daisy Biscuits

These are very effective and a very pretty biscuit. :) Ingredients: -250g Butter, softened -1/2 Cup Caster Sugar -1 tsp Vanilla Essence -1 Egg Yolk -2 1/4 Cups Plain Flour -Strawberry Jam Method: 1. Beat butter, sugar & vanilla in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg yolk and beat until combined. 2. Stir in flour with a wooden spoon to form a soft dough. 3. Place dough on a lightly floured surface & need bri...

Banana Choc Chip Muffins

Delicious with a hidden healthy kick to it, these muffins are a great snack for kids. Ingredients: -2 Cups Wholemeal Self Raising Flour -1/2 Cup Caster Sugar -1/2 Cup Milk -2 Eggs -60g Butter, melted -3 medium-sized Bananas, mashed -250g Dark Choc Chips   Method: 1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C Fan-Forced). 2. Add flour & sugar into a large mixing bowl. Combine, and ...

Almond Cookies

almond-cookies-recipe This recipe for Almond Cookies takes a Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe I used to bake as a young girl and just changes the feature ingredient.   Indregients 300g SR Flour 5ml Salt 250g butter 100g Sugar 100g Brown Sugar 1 tsp. Vanilla Essence 2 Eggs 200 g Almond Flakes   Method:  Preheat Oven to 180 degrees celcius Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla essence. Beat well. B...

Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate-chip-cookies This recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies is what I have from when my mother and I baked when I was a little girl. As a base recipe it is easy to change the 'feature' ingredient to others like smarties, almonds or more.   Indregients 300g SR Flour 5ml Salt 250g butter 100g Sugar 100g Brown Sugar 1 tsp. Vanilla Essence 2 Eggs 1 Packet Milk Chocolate Melts   Method:  Preheat Oven to 180 degrees celcius ...

Smartie Cookies

smarties-cookies-recipe This recipe for Smartie Cookies takes a Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe I used to bake as a young girl and just changes the feature ingredient.   Indregients 300g SR Flour 5ml Salt 250g butter 100g Sugar 100g Brown Sugar 1 tsp. Vanilla Essence 2 Eggs 1 Packet Smarties   Method:  Preheat Oven to 180 degrees celcius Combine butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla essence. Beat well. Be...

Oreo Brownie

oreo-brownie-recipe As a lover of anything Cookies and Cream I made ammendments to the Double Choc Brownie recipe to create an Oreo Brownie which hubby and my son love.   Ingredients 200g White Chocolate Buttons 165g  Butter 1.5 cups Caster Sugar 130g Flour 3 Eggs 1 Packets of Oreos   Method:  Preheat oven, 170c Place chocolate but...