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Banana Cupcakes with Kaya Jam Frosting Recipe mypoppet.com.au

Banana Cupcakes with Kaya Jam Frosting

Have you tried Kaya? It’s a delicious coconut milk jam made with eggs and sugar. Very popular in Singapore and Malaysia, this sweet spread is eaten almost daily by locals on thick on buttered toast for breakfast. We ate our fair share on our last trip to Singapore and was lucky enough to receive a couple of jars as a…

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Whole Orange Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Whole Orange & Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Winter may not be my favourite season, but the one thing I do love about it is the abundance of juicy oranges. We’ve been having fresh squeezed juice every day, lots of Orange & Fennel salad and of course, Orange & Almond Syrup cake. I love this recipe, when you boil the whole oranges it perfumes the kitchen with a…

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3 cute cup cake ideas and recipe

3 Cute Easter Cupcakes to Make

I’ve got three cute Easter Cupcake ideas for you, perfect for all those Easter family gatherings, school events and get togethers on your calendar this week. Although they look pretty fancy, I guarantee they are super easy to make. I’ve included a Basic Vanilla Cupcake Recipe and one for Buttercream Icing too, but go ahead and use a packet mix…

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Friday Brunch St Regis Dubai

Friday Brunch in Style at the St Regis Dubai

Friday Brunch is a Dubai institution, it’s the start of the weekend and anybody who’s anybody heads out eat and socialise late into the afternoon. For most of us brunch is a late breakfast, but in Dubai, brunch starts at 1pm and can go on for several hours (it should really be called Linner!) Most Friday Brunch offerings in Dubai…

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Orange and Date Syrup cake recipe

Orange & Date Syrup Cake

Whilst cleaning up some paperwork the other day I stumbled on an old notebook with a few recipes pasted in it that I’d torn out of some magazines many years ago. Most of them I never got around to making, but this recipe for Orange & Date Syrup Cake was a winner. It had a few notes I’d added over…

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1234 Cake – The easiest cake you’ll ever bake!

Yes it’s true! The easiest cake you’ll ever bake. No need for fussy measurements or recipe books, if you can count to four you can make this cake. It was the first recipe I ever baked as a kid, and still make it occasionally now and then when unexpected visitors pop in. It differs slightly than other 1234 cake recipes…

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easy and delicious banana cake recipe

Favourite Banana Cake Recipe – with cute video

We love making and eating Banana Cake at home, it’s quite quick and very tasty! Sometimes I think the bananas get ignored in the fruit bowl on purpose just so they can over ripen, and then the only option is to bake a cake. I’ve tried a few recipes, but this one simplified from Charmaine Solomon’s Family Recipes (sadly out…

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flower garden party themed birthday decorations

Emma’s Flower Garden Birthday Party

Emma’s birthday always sneaks up on me. It’s usually around the same time as Easter so all the chocolate bunny hoopla tends to be quite a distraction. I always have the best intentions for organizing a proper party and actually inviting her little friends, but alas, between school holidays and the Easter break, it never happened. Luckily for Emma, her…

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2 min chocolate brownie in a mug

Easy Recipe: Two Minute Chocolate Brownie in a Mug

Craving a little chocolate fix? Well if you have a few minutes and a microwave, you can make this Easy Chocolate Brownie in a Mug Recipe I discovered this recipe on one of those unsourced Pinterest internet hint meme things. It’s super easy and just the thing to satisfy a Chocolate craving without baking a whole cake. I shared the…

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