Easy 30-minute Choc Chip Cookie Bars {vegan, gf}

First up, I can’t lay claim to this recipe; at least not to the original. That belongs to another member of the ‘Aquafaba (Vegan Meringues – Hits and Misses)’ group on Facebook. She posted a photo of some very wholesome looking biscuits, but it was the mix of gluten-free flours that got me hooked. I…

Black Forest Brownies {with gf option}

Here it is, at last – the perfect Chocolate and Morello Cherry Brownie recipe! It has taken me months to get this recipe just right! Ever since Dad’s 70th I’ve been on a quest for the perfect black forest brownies … all because my father’s favourite cake is Black Forest Cake. Chocolate-y, creamy and boozy,…

Dad’s Double Chocolate Chip Cake {gf}

My Dad is a great chef. He, like me, enjoys baking cakes, and he’s been tweaking recipes since long before I started. A couple of months ago, he had a lovely slice of chocolate cake at the nursing home where Mum lives. He then emailed to ask if I had a recipe I could recommend.…

Raspberry Almond Muffins with Cacao Nibs and Citrus {gf/df}

I read an article the other day that said that successful people don’t do chores all weekend. I like that! Rather, they socialise and get exercise; in other words, unwind. Recharging is good for the mind, body and soul, and is the real rest that God meant when He instituted the Sabbath as a creation…

Chocolate Chip & Coconut Cakes (gluten-free + dairy-free + egg-free}

Call me a soft touch. But when I see a young boy’s face crumple with disappointment because he can’t eat the cakes all the other kids are eating, it calls for an intervention. These mini chocolate chip and coconut cakes are the intervention. They are super-easy, super-quick, and devoid of all those nasties that seem…

The Lazy Cook’s Melt and Mix Cocoa Brownies

Yup. I’m the lazy one. The Lazy Cook. And impatient, too! Especially when eager to get some of this super-easy, chocolate melty, gooey brownie goodness past my lips! Quick and easy is the name of the game these days! Especially with a little one around, who though now occasionally ‘helping’ me with the baking, also has…

Choc-Strawberry Brownie Bites with Ice Magic ganache

Let me state plainly: dishes are the bane of my life. But as a stay-at-home mum, and more particularly, a baking addict, they just never seem to go away. So when the foodie mags start spruiking one-pot dishes, I’m all in. And when I find a one-pot brownie recipe, then that’s really speaking my language!…