Category Archives: Sweets

Cocoa Cake

A friend came to visit this morning, and she always bakes delicious treats when we visit her. In trying to keep on the healthy track, I found this tasty and simple recipe and whipped it up for morning tea. The … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, low-fat, Recipes, Sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Low Fat Lemon and Berry Cheesecake

Christmas is nearly here and rush is on to get organised. If you are seeking a healthy option for a sweet treat this cake is for you. I have made it plenty of times and it is always good. You … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Christmas, Recipes, Sweets | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Easy, Peasy Mango and Cranberry Fruit Cake

Recently, my dad took me along to visit and old friend of the family. As we sat down to a cup of tea we were offered a piece of home-made fruit cake. Now, I am not huge fan of fruit … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Christmas, Recipes, Sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lemon Snowballs

Just want to share a quick little recipe that I think is quite Christmassy, but goes down well any time of the year. These lemon snowballs are another recipe from my mum’s special cookbook. They are so easy and delicious … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Christmas, Cook Books, Recipes, Sweets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies

The recipes from my mum’s cook book seem to be quite popular, so here’s another one. These cookies have been a hit with the kids and again are quick and easy to put together. I halved the batch the first … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Recipes, Sweets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Oranges, Oranges,Oranges!

I was recently handed a big bag of oranges from a Nanna at my daughters school. She has a brother with a farm, and hundreds of oranges were going to waste. They were not the prettiest oranges I’ve ever seen, … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Recipes, savoury, Sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nanna’s Chocolate Cake

I am in possession of something very special. I have a cook book my mother wrote when she was 14. It is completely gorgeous and full of recipes I remember from my childhood. It is hand written and even has a little mould round … Continue reading

Posted in Sweets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments