Baking

Luscious Ginger Layer Cake

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Makes 1 triple layer cake
Preparation 45 minutes
Cooking 45 minutes

6 eggs
1 cup (220g) caster sugar
1 tablespoon treacle
1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
½ cup (75g) cornflour
1 tablespoon cocoa
1 […]

Maple glazed baked doughnuts

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Makes 6
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 10 minutes

2/3 cup (100g) self raising flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1/3 cup (80ml) milk
1 tablespoon (20ml) white vinegar
2 egg yolks
1 […]

Chocolate Ganache Tart

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Makes about 12 servings
Preparation 20 minutes + 20 minutes resting
Cooking 35 minutes

Pastry
1 tablespoon cocoa
1 tablespoon icing sugar
1 cup (150g) plain flour
100g cold unsalted butter, diced
2½ […]

Three level Shepherds Pie

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Serves 6
Preparation 35 minutes
Cooking 45 minutes

1 tablespoon (20ml) extra virgin olive oil
500g lamb mince
1 onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
3 cloves […]

Gruyere gougére

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These are cheesey puffs based on choux pastry. Using chicken stock rather than water gives a richer flavour.

Makes about 42 servings
Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking 25 minutes

1 cup […]

Celebratory Slablova

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Celebratory Slablova
Decorated with green and gold, this is perfect for Australia Day

Servings 8
Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking 1 ½ hours (plus standing time)

6 egg whites (it’s easier to […]

Salted Caramel Soufflés with Salted Caramel Sauce

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Servings 4
Preparation 30 minutes
Cooking 30 minutes

120g butter, plus extra for greasing
2 tablespoons demerara sugar, for ramekins
300g + 2 tablespoons extra light, soft brown sugar
1 teaspoon […]

No knead Bread with Olive Oil and Chorizo

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This is the perfect lazy baking recipes – as there is no need to knead the bread with this clever technique.

Makes […]

Baked Scotch Eggs

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Forget crumbing and deep-frying, these Scotch eggs are simpler and more delicious.

Makes 12
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 25 minutes

13 eggs
5 slices white bread, crusts removed
¾ cup (180ml) […]

Prawn Slice with Basil Mayo

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Servings 8 as an entree
Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking 40 minutes + 3 minutes resting

800g shelled green prawns
5 eggs
1 ½ cups cream
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Basil […]