Sweets

Lemon Slice

Lemon Slice

This recipe probably doesn’t really belong on a site like this but technically it qualifies as vegetarian. I make it all the time for my husband to take to golf, I wonder if Jimmy and Turtle only invite him along for the slice! Print Lemon […]

Black Bean Chocolate Brownies

Black Bean Chocolate Brownies

This would have to be the healthiest chocolate brownie recipe I have ever seen. The list of ingredients is a far cry from the original brownie recipes, such as those served at Palmer House Chicago since 1893 or those in Fannie Farmer’s 1896 Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.  […]

Churros

Churros

Churros – YUM!  Traditionally served for breakfast in Spain, they have become popular around the world as a sweet snack to be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These muffins have a rich chocolate flavor with a light fluffy texture. I’ve known of someone to walk half way around the MCG at quarter time to snag some of these before they run out.

Doughnut Muffins

Doughnut Muffins

There’s nothing quite like finishing off a family trip to the Vic Market, in my home town of Melbourne, with a white paper bag filled with yummy jam doughnuts.  But alas, with a vegilante in your troop, and dairy in the batter and animal fat […]

Berry Muffins

Berry Muffins

Yummy berry muffins the whole family will love. With a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, they they have irresistible crunchy sweet tops.  My pre-school niece and nephew who are not vegetarian nor vegan (and probably do not know what that even means) love for me to […]

Upside down toffee apple cake

Upside down toffee apple cake

Lovely moist cake with a rich topping of toffee, caramel apples and a nice crunch of toasted walnuts on the bottom. A great way to finish off a family dinner, especially with a large scoop of vanilla icecream. Yum.

Orange cup cakes

Orange cup cakes

These orange cup cakes are as is light as a feather and really easy to make.  The orange zest gives some punch to delicate citrus flavor and is further enhanced by the orange icing.