Blueberry Friand Slice

I do like a nice friand cake but making them can be quite fiddly when you need to grease individual friand tins… Then, I came across this recipe.  Rather than making individual friands, you make this recipe in a slice tin!  It is lovely, light and moist textured which is dotted with seasonal fresh blueberries. …

Blueberry and Lemon Sour Cream Cake

This is a lovely moist cake that has a subtle hint of lemon and is filled with juicy plump blueberries. The use of sour cream helps to keep a firm and moist texture.  If the cake lasts for more than one day, it does keep well in a container and stored in the fridge.  The…

Dutch Pancake with Blueberries

A custardy-like pancake with blueberries you oven bake until spectacularly puffed.  This delicious dessert is very easy to make.  It is similar to the French’s Clafoutis dessert dish.  Serve it with a dusting of icing sugar and some vanilla ice-cream and or cream. ¾ cup (180 ml) milk 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2…

Blueberry Sour Cream Slice

Blueberries are a delicious berries to use in baking.  This slice is perfect to showcase the lovely plumb blueberries in a custardy-like mixture made with sour cream on a shortbread-like base. Base: 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 125g unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Filling: 250g fresh…

Kingston Biscuit Slice

For those who loves the Arnott’s Kingston Biscuits, will like this slice recipe.  Kingston Biscuits are basically two crunchy coconutty oats biscuits sandwiched with chocolate ganache.  This slice contains the flavour of these biscuits.  The base has a slightly crunchy, yet chewy oaty coconut base, topped with a chocolate icing and crumbed Kingston biscuits. 2…

Polenta and Almond Pound Cake

This is a lovely, moist and fluffy cake.  It has a subtle citrus flavour, depending on whether the lemon or orange is used.  This cake is also gluten free.  To source either finely ground polenta, which sometimes can be called Maize flour (not to be confused with corn flour which it has a completely different…

Jam Polenta Bars

This is a lovely slice that has a slight grittiness from the polenta mixed with almond meal.  This recipe could potentially be gluten free, if the self-raising flour was replaced with the gluten free version.  The jam used in this recipe was cherry, but any flavoured jam or whatever you have opened can be used…

Oaty Chocolate Fudge Slice

This slice contains a buttery oat mixture that forms the base and crumble to cover a fudgy chocolate filling that has a brownie-like texture.  If you would like to have a bit more texture, stir through a packet of white chocolate chips after the final step in making the chocolate filling.  This slice is very…

Chocolate Oat Slice

This is a very moreish slice – it has a buttery chewy oat base topped with a fudgy chocolate with some walnuts.  Better still, this slice is easy and cheap to make! And it will make a lot too – perfect if you need to bring something for morning tea at work or you are…

Homemade Muesli Bars (Breakfast Bars)

This is a very delicious crunchy, yet slightly chewy in the middle bars filled with oats, dried fruits and a hint of chocolate chips.  It is ridiculously easy to make!  What is interesting about this recipe is that the dry ingredients are combined together using a can of sweetened condensed milk…  It actually works.  I…

The Best Hedgehog Slice

The first time I ever had a Hedgehog slice was from my school’s canteen a.k.a the tuckshop (why it was called this, I don’t know).  It was the best slice!  The portion size was huge and generous.  It was also full of chunks of biscuits in a yummy chocolate mixture with a hint of coconut.  Since…

Baked ‘Rocky Road’ Slice

This is a very yummy slice!  I don’t think calling this a ‘Rocky Road’ slice is quite right.  I think it was given this name because it has some of the elements of a rocky road – the nuts, dried fruits and marshmallows. I do love the combination of these flavours in a creamy filling…