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Harry Potter Butterbeer Cupcake Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Butterbeer Cupcakes – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

No Harry Potter party is complete without one of the wizarding world’s favourite beverage treats, Butterbeer! It’s a sweet drink sold at taverns in the Harry Potter books, and is now available for us muggles to enjoy at the various Harry Potter theme parks around the world. I’ve actually tasted real Butterbeer when we visited The Magical Making of Harry…

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Harry Potter Savoury Pumpkin Pastie Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Savoury Pumpkin Pasties – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

Anything from the trolley dears? Pumpkin Pastie? Chocolate Frog? Cauldron Cakes?  – Trolley Witch, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. You can’t have a Harry Potter party without the favourite snack of the wizarding world – Pumpkin Pasties! Sold on the Hogwarts Express food trolley by the very sassy ‘trolley witch’ (you’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve read…

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4 ingredient Treacle tart recipe - mypoppet.com.au

4 Ingredient Treacle Tart – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

I’d never heard of Treacle Tart before I encountered it in the Harry Potter books. Apparently it’s Harry’s favourite food and after tasting it for myself I can see why. You won’t need any magical powers to whip up this dessert, it’s surprisingly easy to make, even for a muggle like me. A moment later the desserts appeared. Blocks of…

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Fruit and Nut Chocolate Brownie recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Fruit & Nut Choc Brownies

I’m not really much of a chocolate eater but put a block of Fruit & Nut Dairy Milk in front of me and I’ll devour the whole thing in the blink of an eye. Normally I prefer really strong dark chocolate to milk, but something about the combination of crunchy nuts and soft chewy raisins is irresistible. This chocolate brownie…

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easy cherry cake - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Bake Cherry Cake

It’s cherry season! Did you know the Australian cherry season only lasts for 100 days so it’s worth making the most of it while we have sweet tasty cherries ripe for the picking. Big bowls of cherries on the festive table is one of the perks of having Christmas in Summer. Is there anything better than sitting in the sun…

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Best ever Chewy choc chip cookies recipe - mypoppet.com..au

Best Ever Chewy Choc Chip Cookies

I’ve yet to meet anyone that doesn’t enjoy a chewy chocolate chip cookie. Sure some may prefer dark choc chips over milk chocolate (I know I do), but there’s no denying choc chip cookies are almost everyone’s favourite. This recipe is versatile and can be easily adapted by adding chopped nuts or dried fruit with, or instead of, chocolate chips….

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Easy Homemade Sausage rolls recipe mypoppet.com.au

Super Easy Homemade Sausage Rolls

Nothing tastes as good as a homemade sausage roll straight out of the oven. When the Mr suggested I pop over to the local bakery to pick up some sausage rolls for lunch, I whipped up a batch of my Super Easy Sausage Rolls instead, with just a few ingredients already sitting in my fridge. There’s hardly any prep worked…

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Kids Cooking - Easy lunchbox idea - sushi sandwiches - mypoppet.com.au

Emma’s Sushi Sandwiches – A Fun & Healthy Snack

Getting kids to eat what’s good for them isn’t always the easiest job in the world. There’s been times when this mum has had to get creative and ‘hide’ some extra veggies in the spag bol, or call everything ‘chicken’ (when the kid went through the only eating chicken phase). We’ve all been there. If you are having trouble getting…

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Time & Tide Tea rooms - Port Fairy Victoria - High tea review -mypoppet.com.au

High Tea by the Sea – Time & Tide, Port Fairy

A few minutes out of the the historic seaside town of Port Fairy, you’ll find Time & Tide High Tea in an unassuming contemporary style pavilion perched right on over the water with views of the Southern Ocean. You could be forgiven for mistaking the property for a high end spa, but I guarantee the sensory delights that await you…

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FIg and Almond Tart Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Fig & Almond Tart Recipe

Figs are one of my favourite fruits and today’s recipe contributor Carina, is lucky enough to have not one, but two fig trees in her garden. I’m so jealous! Carina tells us about her delicious Fig & Almond Tart Recipe: “If I am not working, playing with my little man or crafting, you will find me in the kitchen, I…

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