COOL STUFF

JUNGLE CRUNCHALOTS

June 25, 2020

The other day Nina and Rex got a little delivery from the guys at Jungle. They sent them not one, but three boxes of their Crunchalots cereals. Now, to be completely honest with you guys my kids don’t really eat cereal, I don’t like the idea of a bowl full of sugar-coated fluff that does nothing other than hype them up for the morning! That’s why I was interested in trying out this particular cereal because it’s made specifically with kids and parents in mind.

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Black Magic Cake

May 15, 2020

Fancy yourself a soft and moist chocolate cake covered in decadent buttercream and a layer of silky smooth ganache? Well then say hello to this Black Magic Cake.

Back in the day, my gran’s favourite box of chocolates was called Black Magic. I remember exactly what the box used to look like and what the chocolates inside smelt like. I was never a fan as a kid because I didn’t like dark chocolate, but if they were still around today I’d be all over them like a white on rice.

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Riet River Rusks

May 13, 2020

Every year we go to Shane’s mom’s family holiday cottage in Riet River where Shane as well as his mom, have spent pretty much every December of their lives. It’s a magical place just a few meters away from the most beautiful beach, which often has absolutely no one on it. Rolling dunes, fresh air and your only concern being, what you’re going to have for lunch, dinner or in this case tea 🙂 Que Riet River Rusks.

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Upside-down Pecan Nut Honey Cupcakes

May 1, 2020

Are you a fan of pecan nut pie and what about vanilla cupcakes? If you have answered yes to both these questions then say hello to these Upside-down Pecan Nut Honey Cupcakes.

Picture if you will, a sticky, nutty, honey and cinnamon topping sitting on top a fluffy vanilla cupcake. They are a bit of a twist on a classic pecan nut tart, but a twist I’m ready to embrace with open arms.

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