Orange and Lime Curd 

Ingredients:  60g of orange and lime juice mixed together  120g caster sugar  90g butter Method:  Insert butterfly whisk. Place all ingredients in bowl.  Cook for 10 minutes 80 degrees speed 3 Transfer into a sterilised air tight jar and cool completely.  Store in the fridge.  Tips: I use this Curd to top our homemade Yoghurt…

Peanut Butter 2 or 3 Ingredient Biscuits

Ingredients: 1 cup of peanut butter (I used crunchy) 1 egg 1 cup of white sugar (I used raw sugar – about 3/4 of a cup – if you are being healthy leave it out ) Method: Preheat over to 180 degrees  Add all ingredients into a bowl. Mix well with a spoon until combined….

Coconut Lemon Lime Cheesecake – Linda Russell

Ingredients: 2 blocks of Philly cheese 1 tin of condensed milk 1/4 cup hot water with 1 heaped tsp gelatin  1/2 cup fresh lemon juice  1/4 cup lime juice  2 tbsp coconut mango lime balsamic  600mls thickened cream  1 Tbls white chocolate powder Optional  Method: Beat Philly cheese then add condensed milk. Add remaining ingredients…

Anzac Biscuits – Kye Underhill 

ANZAC BISCUIT – refined sugar free Ingredients: 125g butter 2tbs rice malt syrup 2tbs boiling water 1tsp bicarbonate soda 100g coconut sugar 85g desiccated coconut 90g rolled oats 150g plain flour Method: 1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees 2. Put butter and rice malt syrup in a saucepan and stir until melted and just bubbling…

Monte Carlo Biscuits

I am not a baker at all, Was looking through some old cookbooks this morning and the kids asked if we could do some baking. This is what I came up with. INGREDIENTS:   180g butter 1/4  to 1/2 cup brown sugar (50-80g) 1 egg 1 vanilla bean seeds only ¾ cup plain flour (120g)…

Strawberry Sorbet

I have owned my Thermomix for 1 week now! Oh how it has changed my life! I try to use it everyday. Today was one of those super hot days where the kids are constantly whinging and arguing. I called out Strawberry Sorbet is ready! They instantly stopped and came running.  As you can see…

Mini Doughnuts 

Mum gave me this doughnut maker yesterday while we were in Brisbane. Today is quite gloomy here in town so a perfect day to make doughnuts for the kids. They were simple and turned out amazing  Ingredients: 2 cups of plain flour
1/2 cup caster sugar   250 ml of milk  2 teaspoons vanilla sugar  3…

Mulberry & Apple Crumble

My wonderful in laws gave us a massive amount of mulberries from their tree! What else to make on a cold, rainy night but a yummy crumble.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup self raising flour 40g unsalted butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons oats 3 tablespoons shredded coconut 1 tablespoon chai sugar 2-3 cups mulberries  2-3…

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:  1 cup plain flour 1 cup self raising flour  3/4 cup melted butter (cut it down to 1/2 cup if you are trying to be healthy 😂) 2/3 cup water 1 tsp baking soda  2 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup salted caramel chocolate powder purchase from here ➡️ Buy Now 1 tin of condensed milk…

Happy Father’s Day 

Happy Father’s Day to all of our Dads, Grandads and Father Figures. We hope you have a wonderful day.  The kids and I made hubby poached eggs (my first ever time of making them the proper way) smoked salmon and spinach on toast. Verdict was delicious  Happy cooking Ren xx

Macarons

I have wanted to attempt to make macarons for years but never had the confidence until tonight! I thought why not just get in and give it a go! All seemed to go to plan until we got to the dreaded piping stage! Anyone who knows me, knows I can not pipe to save myself!…

Red Velvet Chocolate Fondant 

I think I have an addiction to buying cookbooks, Could not resist a bargain at the post office today $5 for an amazing hard cover cookbook. I have always wanted to make chocolate fondants but have never been game enough to.  Tonight I thought what the heck I’ll give it a shot using ingredients I…