Category: Slices

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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This is a very easy chocolate cake to make and is so lovely and indulgent. It’s like a cross between a brownie and chocolate cake. All you need is a wooden spoon and saucepan to mix all the ingredients together. The slices with frosting can be frozen for up to one month and then defrosted […]

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A smooth and delicious cheesecake slice studded with dark choc chips on a brownie base… I served this at an afternoon tea and they went down well. These bars are perfect for entertaining as they can be frozen or made a couple of days in advance and stored in the fridge. They will keep for […]

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  Peanut butter and chocolate are an excellent combination – I made this slice for one of my friend’s who loves peanut butter. This is the same cake I use for my salted caramel slice and it’s rich chocolate flavour works well with a peanut butter frosting. The frosting is made with a brown sugar […]

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A classic combination and easy to make. It works really well with a coffee flavoured caramel frosting. This cake freezes well and can be frozen with frosting for up to one month. Makes 16 slices | Baking time 20-25 minutes at 180 C Utensils required: Electric whisk|Measuring cups & spoons & scale|20 cm square cake […]

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A rich and dense chocolate cake topped with a salted caramel frosting and cut into small slices. The ratio of cocoa to flour makes this cake rather rich and the bicarb (baking soda) gives it a tender crumb, similar to a devils food cake. The frosting is made with brown sugar and requires stirring with […]

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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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A cake-like base topped with a custard that partially sinks into the base while baking, described as moreish lemon bars by one of my friends… I served these bars at relaxed poker evening with friends topped with a lemon cream cheese frosting. Although perfectly delicious on their own, the lemon cream cheese frosting makes them […]

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Rich and delicious brownies studded with homemade soft toffee. Lovely as a pudding served with ice cream or on their own. Note that you will have to wait 30 minutes for the toffee to set before you start preparing the brownie mixture. These slices will keep for 5 days in an airtight container. Makes 16 […]

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A shortbread base topped with apple and toffee… My husband came up with the idea of a toffee apple tart and after experimenting with a shortbread and toffee nut slice for a while I decided to try the slice with apples, which worked so well… so I then moved on to the tart version – see my toffee […]

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