Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Easter Nest Cupcakes

Easter is coming! Why not get the kids into the Easter spirit these holidays by baking these adorable (and easy) little Easter Nest Cupcakes. I used a medium sized cupcake case so they weren’t too big for little mouths. These are also the perfect little treat to share with classmates and friends, and a fun…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Banana & Walnut Bundt Cake

If you missed the first bake in the series, this one , you might not know that I have a budding chef/baker in my home, named Soph. We’ve partnered with Pillsbury to bring you some amazingly simple twists on their existing products to make baking with your kids on the weekend, or during the holidays,…

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Snickerdoodles – the perfect Christmas cookie!

Cinnamon is one scent that immediately takes me back to Christmas in my mind, which is why these cookies will make the perfect addition to your Festive baking repertoire! I have used the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction and it doesn’t disappoint!   For the cookies: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar…

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The best Christmas Shortbread!

If there’s one bake I have to make to get me in the Christmas spirit, it’s homemade Shortbread. It reminds me of my childhood, and my Mom and both grandmother’s baking it. Dredged in Caster Sugar, this crisp and buttery Shortbread is delicious with a cup of coffee or mug of steaming tea, or to…

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{Easter} Bunny Bark

I can’t quite believe it’s Easter time already, but, it is! That means decadent treats and a little indulgence. Scrolling through Instagram one night I came across these amazing shards of heavenly chocolatey goodness. It’s so simple they barely require a ‘recipe’ – I feel I bit silly even typing it up, but here it…

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Valentine’s Day Jam Cookies

This year, from the moment Woolies stocked their stores with their Valentine’s range, Oli became absolutely obsessed with Valentine’s Day. He wanted to buy everything for his teacher. Instead, I convinced him we could bake for him and Soph’s teachers, which he happily agreed to.

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Easy Banana Breakfast Muffins

The kids and I bake most weekends. They love the process of measuring, pouring and mixing and of course enjoy tasting the end result! Faced with a bowl of overripened bananas (this heat ripens everything so much faster!), we decided to bake Banana Muffins in our jaarmies on Saturday morning. Perfect for a quick breakfast…

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