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Mini Black Forest Cake

July 23, 2020

I haven’t had a slice of Black Forest Cake in about 15 years, if not longer! When I was a kid it was my worst kind of cake, too much cream and too many cherries! It took me a while to learn to appreciate this kind of baked good, but now I’m all for all the cream and all the cherries. Yum! So I decided to make a Mini Black Forest Cake just to celebrate my appreciation for it and also because I felt like one after thinking about it all of last week 🙂

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Blueberry, Lemon and Ginger Cheesecake

July 15, 2020

Man, I love the colour of this dessert! Say hello to my Blueberry, Lemon and Ginger Cheesecake made with love, plump blueberries, whipped cream, condensed milk, cream cheese, lemon and ginger.

I have partnered up with the folk from Checkers and Cat (who is super talented and awesome) from Lefamshiedcat to bring you a 3-part ‘Naughty and Nice’ series, where we will be making a naughty version of a dish as well as a nice one, i.e. a slightly healthier version.

So if you’re like me and eat anything and everything 🙂 I have you covered, but if have, say an aversion to dairy or gluten or perhaps you’re Vegan, then Cat will be sharing a very similar dish, but made with slightly different ingredients. All these sorts of alternative ingredients, as well as all your favourites and more, can be found at Checkers.

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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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