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Nancy’s Lemon Cordial

A quick and easy recipe that makes two litres of delicious and refreshing lemon cordial concentrate. Don’t be restricted to just lemons. Try this recipe with oranges and limes too. Nancy is my sister’s friend’s Mum and has been an expert in making and delivering smokos (morning and afternoon tea) to farm workers for the […]

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Lemon Loaf

My theory is that when baking – it is always best to make one for the tin and one for the freezer. This way you always have something up your sleeve for when people drop in, or for an emergency smoko. I remember my mum making a similar loaf to this, and she tells me […]

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No Bake Bubble Date Slice

This light date slice with hints of citrus, is paired perfectly with the dark chocolate topping. This is a mash-up of a few recipes that I found in old fundraising recipe books.  These are always the best books for gaining insight into true and tested smoko ideas.  A lot of these recipes have been feeding […]

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Peppermint Slice

An easy no bake – no fail slice This is an all time favourite recipe of mine. I don’t particularly like cutting slices with solid chocolate toppings, which coincidentally a lot of peppermint slice recipes have, because I can never get through the whole slice without cracking a few tops. With this recipe you won’t […]

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Soft and Sweet Date Scones

If you follow along on instagram you’ll know this is my go to recipe for sweet scones, it’s just so adaptable. Here are many reasons why this recipe is so adaptable. You can use the following alternative ingredients to make this recipe suit you; You could use either lemonade or soda water (omit the sugar […]

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Date and Walnut Cake

Sometimes when you taste a cake you just have to have the recipe.  For one of my followers Kirsty and her mum, who were working in the shearing sheds at the time – this was the case.   The farmer’s wife was happy to oblige and this has been a favourite of hers and her […]

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Cinnamon Scrolls

Soft, easy and delicious cinnamon scrolls without having to wait for yeast to proof. I must admit that I am hopeless when working with yeast.  But I am really good at finding cheat alternatives to some of my favourite sweet recipes. Before I begin, I think we need to have a debate about the definition […]