Kitchen Attack: Peach and Raspberry Cheesecake Slice

Serves: 20 Preparation Time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (+6 hours chilling time) Cooking Time: 50 minutes 250gms digestive biscuits 100gms reduced-fat canola spread, melted 3 yellow peaches, halved, stones removed 2 x 250gms spreadable cream cheese 1/2 cup (75gms) caster sugar 1/2 cup (120gms) sour cream 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 100gms … Continue reading Kitchen Attack: Peach and Raspberry Cheesecake Slice

Kitchen Attack: Devil’s Food Cake

Behold My mad MS Paint Skills! Anyway, I was hoping to be able to write a blog-post that compared a homemade version of Devil's Food Cake To a Betty Crocker version of Devil's Food Cake (to act as a control so to speak) and find out which one tasted better, but alas, I was unable … Continue reading Kitchen Attack: Devil’s Food Cake

Technical Difficulties Part 2

I was cooking dinner a couple of weeks ago, pasta bake to be specific, and the fan in my fan-forced oven stopped working and started omitting sparks. So, now my oven is off limits, which is especially frustrating and sad as I wanted to bake an apple-pie and post it up on RecipeYum. It also … Continue reading Technical Difficulties Part 2

Baking: Apple and Custard Tea-Cake

I found this recipe on RecipeYum and I figured I hadn't baked in a while (the reason being that I ran out of room in my freezer). Also a while back my mixer broke, however I recently purchased a new one at Kmart. So I figured it was time to test it out. Preparation Time: … Continue reading Baking: Apple and Custard Tea-Cake

Baking: Snickerdoodle Cookies

I'm afraid it's another baking post, behold! Thirty Handmade Days - The Best Snickerdoodle Cookies I've Ever Had Ingredients Cookies 1 c. (2 sticks or 226.81 gms) of unsalted butter, softened 1 c. white sugar 2/3 c. brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. of vanilla essence 3 c. plain flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp … Continue reading Baking: Snickerdoodle Cookies

Lemon-ish I found this recipe through Facebook, a relative had posted it up on their wall. I had some problems with it, mostly due to it having American cooking conventions. I've altered the recipe slightly for Australian readers Recipe from: Becky Charms and Co. Lemony Lemon Brownies Ingredients: 3/4 cup plain flour 3/4 cup white … Continue reading Lemon-ish

Baking: Raspberry and Almond Blondies

Unfortunately, for me, Cooking usually turns into a gambling experience, especially if I have never used the recipe before.  However, my biggest problem is not burning food or worse inconsistent heat transference, or even accidentally mangling my digits with electronic cooking utensils (once I nearly hacked off my thumb tip with a hand-held electric mixer, … Continue reading Baking: Raspberry and Almond Blondies