Bakes and Cakes

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

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...

Double Choc Brownie

double-choc-brownie-recipe Who doesn't love a good Brownie? These Double Choc Browies are easy to make and delicious...   Ingredients 200g Dark Chocolate (roughly chopped) 175g  salted Butter 280g Caster Sugar 130g Plain Flour (I have used SR & Bakers) 3 Eggs 100g of Dark, Milk &/or White (extra)   Method:  Preheat oven, 170c Place 200g of choc and butter in a heatproof container and melt in the microwave ...

One Bowl Wonder Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

banana-cake Prep Time: 15min Cook Time: 50min Serving: 16   Ingredients 185g butter, diced and softened ¾ cup CSR Caster Sugar 3 extra large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 ¾ cups self-raising flour 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g cream cheese, diced and softened 40g butter, diced and softened 1 ½ cups CSR Soft Icing Mixture ½ tsp finely grated lemon rind Method Place butter a...