Lemon & berry yoghurt loaf

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I have made this delicious recipe quite a few times because it always gets rave reviews. This latest bake was for LL to take to his work for morning tea, and, according to him, it was a great success. He said it was the first cake to be finished and he received several requests for the recipe. Now I don’t know if he’s just embellishing to flatter my ego, but having eaten this cake myself, I’m inclined to say it’s just a great recipe that is both easy and guarantees mouth-watering results every time. Give it a go! Continue reading

Baking day: Lemon coconut meringue cupcakes

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I love having visitors to the farm. It’s a fair hike out of town (half an hour’s drive), and so when someone asks to stop by, I immediately turn to the fridge to see what sort of sweet treat I can concoct to make the trek worth my visitor’s while.

Today, it was one of my friends from work coming around for a chai and a chat and I took the liberty of whipping up a batch of these lemon meringue cupcakes. They are a tangy but sweet lemon coconut cake with a tart lemon curd filling, topped off with a coconutty meringue tower. They weren’t as much work as the name implies, and I made the cake and curd the night before to make today’s assembly even easier. Give them a go and tell me what you think!

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Can’t-go-wrong cannelloni

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Allow me to add the 10 trillionth recipe for spinach and ricotta cannelloni to the internets. I wouldn’t bother if I didn’t think my cannelloni was worthy. It’s a popular dish that everyone seems to have their own version of – like bolognese or fried rice. My version takes no shortcuts – you make the tomato sauce, no pre-packaged fillings and if I’m in the mood, fresh homemade pasta. If not, I’m happy enough with store-bought fresh pasta sheets.

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When life gives you lemons, make pound cake

I had a couple of friends visit me today, and anyone willing to venture all the way out to see me at the farm is deserving of some sort of baked good. On the menu today was a tangy, moist and totally delicious lemon pound cake. It’s made with cream cheese and is melt-in-your-mouth amazing, if I do say so myself. Try it and let me know what you think!

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