Category Archives: cakes and confectionery

Slow Cooker Self Saucing Chocolate Malted Pudding

Slow Cooker Self Saucing Chocolate Malted Pudding Another good use for the slow cooker.  This works well.  If you forget it and let it cook too long, it won’t burn.    The Pudding ½ cup brown sugar 2 cups flour … Continue reading

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Savoury Ham and Cheese Muffins

 (makes 12)  The secret to light fluffy scones, when you are densifying them with cheese, is to add yoghurt. The acid reacts with the self raising flour much more effectively. Ingredients   2½ cups self raising flour ½ cup grated … Continue reading

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Zombie Brain Cake

   My first attempt at a Halloween zombie brain cake. The instructions are here. Not too many choices up here and I am not much on cakes except carrot cake and chocolate cake, so I used a packet vanilla cake … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn and Bacon Chilli Muffins

Ingredients 1 can creamed corn 1 onion finely chopped  1 1/2 cups self raising flour  1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp chilli sambal  1/2 cup grated cheese 1Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup fried bacon pieces 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Best Breakfast Pancakes

These are about the best pancakes I have ever made. Ingredients 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup milk a heaped tablespoon of butter, melted a few drops of vanilla essence 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs, separated … Continue reading

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Hot, Slightly Miffed Buns.

SPECIAL UPDATE. **************************************************************************** Following my disheartening effort below, (which I have not amended) the original chef whose work I purloined and adapted advised me that he had indeed, as I suspected, misread his own scribbled notes, and when typing them … Continue reading

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