Category: Lunch box snacks

An all too easy cake to go back for seconds or thirds, this surprisingly simple looking slice is perfect with a cup of tea or for anytime snacking. The sponge is made with brown sugar, which gives it a butterscotch flavour and the cinnamon crumble partly sinks into the sponge with some crunchy bits on […]

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An alternative to traditional lamingtons. The frosting is made from caramel condensed milk and is so easy to prepare. It does take time to assemble and can be a bit sticky but coating with coconut seals it well. Keep in the fridge, these squares also freeze well. Makes 18 squares | Baking time 20 minutes […]

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Very easy to make crisp biscuits, which are a great accompaniment with tea or coffee. They will keep for 1 week in an airtight container. Makes 35 biscuits | Quick & easy | Baking time 10-12 minutes at 180 C Utensils required: Electric whisk|measuring cups & spoons & scale| 2 x baking trays 150 grams […]

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A portable version of pecan pie but not too sweet like most pecan pies. I make the topping with dark brown sugar, which gives it a treacle taste. These bars will keep for a few days in an airtight container but you can also freeze for up to a month. Makes 24 slices|Baking time 45 […]

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This recipe requires Reese’s peanut butter chips, which you will need to get from an American shop or order off Amazon UK and are rather expensive but worth it! Alternatively you can use smooth peanut butter and add dark chocolate chips – see substitutes in pink*. Makes 18 slices|Baking time 30-35 minutes| Easy Utensils required: […]

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These bars are easy to make and are made by hand with a wooden spoon – no electric beaters involved. The look and taste is uncomplicated, which is part of the appeal – just good home-made bars to be enjoyed any time of the day.  I have left white chocolate chips as optional, the white […]

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These are not only delicious but also nutritious and are great for lunch boxes as they are a healthier alternative to chocolates/sweets. These bars are wheat-free and packed with nutrient rich sesame seeds, which contain an abundant source of  essential minerals such as calcium, iron and phosphorous. In addition sesame seeds contain vitamin E, folic acid and niacin. These […]

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My husband loves these banana bites and the good thing about them is that they are delicious to eat without butter and also freeze well. If you want them to last you will need to add the full amount of sugar as the sugar keeps them fresher for longer, however if you just want to […]

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