food, health

Fast Chocolate Brownie Slice Recipe #Onecakeaweek

Who wants to spend too much time in the kitchen these days? Even with Covid lockdowns, the easier and simpler the recipe, the better it is for everyone. Right? This Chocolate Brownie recipe will be perfect to whip up for Afternoon or Morning Tea treats, school lunches, surprise gifts for friends and impromptu family visits.… Continue reading Fast Chocolate Brownie Slice Recipe #Onecakeaweek

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Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

Cake with Cinnamon and White Chocolate Options #onecakeaweek This week’s Cake at the Home by the Sea is delicious served with tea or coffee or can be versatile enough for a dessert treat if served with some vanilla yoghurt, cream or ice cream drizzled with Raspberry Coulis. Raspberry Buttermilk Cake Recipe Ingredients 130g plain flour… Continue reading Raspberry Buttermilk Cake


Lemon Yoghurt CupCakes

Speciality delicatessens and bakeries in my part of the world offer Lemon Yoghurt cupcakes to die for. Mostly they come from one or two bakeries, ones that are Italian in origin and their product offerings. Yet, it seems that the Lemon and Yoghurt Cake may have been French in origin: Grandmother all over France are… Continue reading Lemon Yoghurt CupCakes

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Cinnamon Spice cake

I do look for recipes that use cinnamon, as it is has so many health-giving benefits: Cinnamon Spice contains calcium, iron, vitamins, fibre assists with  a variety of digestive ailments such as gas and bloating has a mild anti-inflammatory effect. Studies have shown improved insulin sensitivity and blood glucose control by taking as little as… Continue reading Cinnamon Spice cake

food, home

Not Your Average Carrot Cake

I was racking my brains to find the location for a recipe for Carrot Cake I had saved somewhere. It has been sitting in my file notes for I think, several years. Last week, I made it. The M.o.t.h. loves Carrot cakes as he figures as it is a vegetable, it is all healthy and… Continue reading Not Your Average Carrot Cake


Friendly Friday Challenge- Comfort Food Chocolate Cake

Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven. There is nothing more satisfying, more of a comfort food than a moist chocolate cake. But perfection is never perfection and can handle change. That is why I added raspberries to this recipe and I am more than happy with the result. This is really light… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge- Comfort Food Chocolate Cake

building, food, home

Ju-Lyn’s Orange and Blueberry Cake

Firstly, this is not a post about Corona, so if you want something a little juicier, you might check out some recent posts on StPA. Truthfully though, I have to admit that I was tempted to call this Corona cake, not just because I cooked it for the first time, in these panic-ridden days, when… Continue reading Ju-Lyn’s Orange and Blueberry Cake

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Join me for Tea – Spice Cake

Tomorrow it will be six weeks since I moved into the Home by the sea and I haven’t really cooked a lot since then. Besides working and unpacking, and showing visitors around my new home, I haven’t found time to do any leisure baking. By that I mean more than what is required to sustain… Continue reading Join me for Tea – Spice Cake


Sticky Date Pudding Recipe – My Way

Ingredients Pudding: 1 and 1/4 cups pitted dates, chopped 1 and 1/4 cups boiling water 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 60 g or 2 oz butter, softened 3/4 cup soft brown sugar or dark brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup self-raising flour (All-purpose flour with 1 tsp baking powder and well sifted)… Continue reading Sticky Date Pudding Recipe – My Way