Triple Chocolate Slice

This is a very simple recipe…… Basically, you use the saucepan to melt your butter and chocolate and you continue to use it as you mix in all the other ingredients.  This slice has a firm but fudgy type brownie texture. 125g unsalted butter 90g dark cooking chocolate 90g milk cooking chocolate 1/2 cup (100g)…

Lemon Curd Almond Slice (or Lemon Butter Almond Slice)

Last week I tried the Lemon Curd Crumble Slice.  It was a hit with my colleagues but I wasn’t too sure of the recipe.  I found this recipe and I am happier with the results! It has a lovely firm base, filled with tangy lemon curd and topped with some crumble and flaked almonds. Lemon…

Lemon Curd Crumble Slice

A colleague made some delicious homemade lime butter from the limes I have her.  So, I made this lemon curd slice using the lime butter instead.  Delicious and tangy!  The shortbread base is firm topped with gooey curd and crunchy crumble. Base: 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain flour 1/2 cup (75g) icing sugar 180g unsalted…

Lemon and Almond Slice

A delicious combination of almonds and lemon!  The slice has a dense but moist texture and the flaked almonds gives a nice crunch. 180g ground almonds 125g plain flour 160g caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 160g unsalted butter 2 lemon, zest grated and juiced 2 eggs 4 tablespoons milk 40g flaked almonds Preheat the…

Bacon, Herb and Cheese Impossible Pie

It is called an impossible pie because during baking, the mixture somehow separates into three layers: a base, firm creamy centre and a crust.  Just like a pie….. just without the pastry!  This is a savory version which is very delicious.  It makes a light meal that can be served with some green salad. 3 bacon…

Marmalade Custard Cake

Also known as a magic custard cake.  A simple mixture that resembles a thick-ish running mixture which magically transform during baking – the bottom layer becomes like a thick baked custard with a spongy cake on top.  The original recipe used orange marmalade (hence the name), however, I used whatever jam I had opened at…

Lime and Almond Slice (Lime Curd Slice)

This slice is packed with a tangy punch from the flavour of limes.  The lime topping sits on an smooth almond shortbread base.  The topping is quite interesting.  It separates during baking to produce a two layered texture: the bottom layer becomes a lime curd and the top layer becomes like a spongy meringue.  Don’t be frightened that the top…

Lime Drizzle Cake

At the moment, my supposedly dwarf lime tree is completely covered with hundreds of limes….  So, I was searching for a cake recipe that uses limes and came across this one.  This buttery cake has a lovely soft texture that is coated with tangy lime syrup and drizzled with icing. 225g unsalted butter, softened at room…