Maple Pecan Muffins

This is another easy recipe for deliciously moist muffins, laced with pecans and maple syrup. I try and create recipes that make smaller quantities, this recipe only makes 6 muffins but can easily be doubled to make 12. I love using parchment paper as opposed to muffin cases, I prefer the look of it and…

Whole Lemon Cake with Mascarpone Icing

This has to be one of my all time favourite cakes. Using whole lemons creates such an intense zesty flavour that balances the sweetness. The icing is made with mascarpone to create a cheesecake like layer, in the photos I hadn’t used lemon curd but swiftly put some on after as it brightened the cake…

Lemon and Coconut Lamingtons

A lamington is traditionally a vanilla sponge, with a chocolate coating dipped in desiccated coconut. The origins of the cake are disputed, with both Australia and New Zealand claiming they invented the cake. I tried my first lamington in New Zealand, on a roadtrip to Mt Ruapehu to go night skiing. So for that reason…