Category Archives: Baking

Gluten free carrot loaf

id not even realise! A Sean Armstrong recipe, with a reduction in the sugar used. Sometimes I also use half and half amaranth flour and brown rice as a variation. I also use rice bran oil instead of the recommend … Continue reading

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Wholemeal ginger crunch

This is a tasty ginger crunch recipe which is spicy and slightly healthier with the use of wholemeal flour. Adapted from a Jo Seager recipe. Ingredients 150g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup coconut 1 … Continue reading

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Low fat and tasty – Blueberry bran muffins

These tasty and low fat muffins worked really well as something to pop in your lunch box. They are best eaten within 4 days. This is another recipe from Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand. Again I recommend buying this … Continue reading

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Chocolate courgette cake

This cake is out of Julia Le Clerc’s Made by Hand, a great cookbook I am slowly making my way through. The recipes are healthier than general baking, less use of butter and more gluten free options. Today I did … Continue reading

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Moroccan Honey and Mint Syrup Cake

This one is a stunner. It takes a bit of time and effort but worth it for the final result. It made it into the bottom tier of my wedding cake. It is a Dean Brettschneider recipe. It is a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding (Microwave)

This is an easy peasy recipe that you can whip up in the microwave. Tasty, treaty and chocolately – it hits the spot! Pudding ingredients 1 c self raising flour 3/4 cup caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp cocoa … Continue reading

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Chocolate brownie

Ingredients 200g butter 125g or more chocolate ½ cocoa 1 cup brown, 1 cup caster 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour salt Walnuts (optional) Method Melt butter, chocolate and cocoa over slow heat. Do not boil. Cool. Add … Continue reading

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