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A chance to win $20 worth of Bakers Delight vouchers; and a behind the scenes look at how Bakers Delight make their hot cross buns. Also, one totes amazeballs recipe to use up any leftover hot cross buns!

Chocolate, raspberries, banana, it’s a match made in heaven. Whether it’s what you want for breakfast, or later on with a cuppa and some gossip, it will take you to a #happyplace.

Cinnamon rolls. Kanelbullar. Kanelbulle. After seeing many #kanelbulle-grams from Ewen, when he was swanning around in Scandinavia; I knew I HAD to make them..and well, quite frankly; it was easier, and cheaper than jumping on the next flight over to stuff my face with all the kanelbulle I could find.

Ruth from Gourmet Girlfriend has started a no knead bread revolution. I gave it a go, and you should too!

Home made hot cross buns and Easter egg mousse cups.

As well as some Easter treaties you can purchase from around town.

This gingerbread has a dark, slightly bitter but comforting quality to it. The stout not only adds the deep colour, but the bubbles in it help provide a super light batter.

These pretzels are definitely not making me thirsty!

They are so light and fluffy, and very, very addictive. Easy as pie in the Thermomix.

Some damn fine bread coming out of the Brasserie Bread HQ in South Melbourne.

My first attempt at homemade brioche, made with French butter and a chocolate swirl.

How are we all feeling after Christmas? I trust you all had an amazing few days, surrounded by loved ones, too much food and scored some good presents. I had three feasts, but only ate at two. The main feast was at Mum and Dad’s house, where 18 of us enjoyed a buffet style dinner,

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The tradition of Stollen in our family is: Mum buys loads at the boxing day sales and we eat them throughout the year. For those that don’t know what Stollen is, it’s a loaf-shaped cake with dried fruits, nuts and spices, with marzipan inside and coating with icing sugar on the outside; traditionally eaten at Christmas

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Yesterday a few of us had a deep fry vs air fry lunch. Cherrie even deep fried crumbed cheese (cheddar and Camembert) and may I tell you, whilst it was all delicious, there is such a thing as too much fried food. After sipping gallons of green tea and being as active as possible after

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My time was very limited at Green Olive, as I was passing through on my way to an epic lunch with Thanh. Follow Green Olive’s sign from the main road, down the drive, and you’ll be amazed with the gorgeous view. Keep driving and you’ll soon reach the farm shop, and cafe area. Another gorgeous

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I was lucky enough to be invited into the kitchen at Bakers Delight Carnegie to get a hands on experience on what goes into making their famous hot cross buns (or bums as I like to call them). I’ve always been a fan of Bakers Delight, from their ham and mayo twirls, pizzas, crunchy rolls,

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It started with a tweet. It started with a tweet of mine: “good news – I didn’t buy a cookbook today. bad news – 1 bought 3 instead. is there a cookbooks anonymous I can join?” (Don’t worry Mum, they were all well below retail price, and my savings are going well!) The good thing

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Week 40 Theme: Apple Cookbook Used: The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook Author: Tarek Malouf and The Hummingbird Bakers This has all my favorites; apples, chocolate, nuts, butter and sugar. I was flicking through the Hummingbird Bakery cookbook at my local bookshop, when this recipe caught my eye. Like I always do, I went back to the

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My first batch of hot cross buns ever…and they were a success! I was going to do Nigella Lawson’s recipe, but hers looked all flat and lifeless. And every other recipe I read, looked like way too much work! I was pretty sure Donna Hay had a recipe and I’m glad she did. Like most

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Since I hadn’t baked for about a week I was starting to feel the need to get into the kitchen and make something tasty. I found this recipe in my “to try” folder. I had all the ingredients in the cupboard so I didn’t need to venture down to the shops… which was great cos

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