I recently had a bunch of friends over on a Saturday night. I invited them post-dinner and made dessert in the form of cupcakes. I hadn’t made cupcakes for a long time, so it was fun to spend an afternoon listening to National Radio and baking…then fiddling with icing and decorating them! Ridiculous, mindless and … Continue reading a cupcake supper for friends
It’s the school holidays and we recently had some friends over for morining tea, so W and I made a double mixture of doughnuts. We have a doughnut maker. I’m not one for space-taking, one-use appliances so imagine my horror when Fraser came home from a Briscoes sale with THIS – a silly pink thing … Continue reading A School Holidays Morning Tea
A friend gave me a little jar of lemon curd she’d made: As we don’t eat a lot of bread in my household, I decided to make ‘lemon volcano’ muffins. I made Alison Holst’s basic sweet muffin recipe, then when the mixture was spooned into the muffin tins I ‘tucked’ a big teaspoonful of lemon … Continue reading this is a post about how I made some lemon muffins. I know. living the dream!