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rosewater-heart-cupcake

These yummy cakes have a surprise heart baked right in the middle which will make your loved one smile this Valentine’s Day.Rosewater heart cupcakes with coconut frosting150g butter, softened1 cup caster sugar2 eggs1 3/4 cups plain flour, sifted2 teaspoons baking powder, sifted3/4 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 teaspoons rosewater1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red food colouringCoconut

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Summer is the perfect time for a wedding and also the perfect time for delicous home-made wedding favours. I’ve always loved the idea of home-made wedding favours, adding something to your wedding that shows what you love and tells your story. Summer is also the ideal time to make jam as many fruits are in

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These nutty cookies are so simple to make and they would be perfect as wedding favours or served with coffee at the end of the night.Mexican wedding cookie recipe 3/4 cup pecans, toasted125g butter, softened1/4 cup caster sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon water1 cup plain flour1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind1/2

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Hot chocolate jars

When I was a little girl, one of my favourite things to spend my pocket money on were conversation heart candies. With their quirky messages and crunchy sweetness, the candies were so much more than just a sweet snack – they were a barrel of fun for my giggling schoolmates and I. So if you’d

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Enjoy the flavours of Autumn with this honey-infused pumpkin pie. The perfect addition to your pie buffet for the not-so-sweet tooths among your guests.Ingredients: 280g plain flour 1/8 tsp salt 230g unsalted butter, chopped 1 egg 1 tsp white vinegar 2 tbs water 700g pumpkin, trimmed and cubed 180ml honey 2 tbs molasses 1/4 tsp

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This gorgeous Cocktail Friday comes to us all the way from New Zealand. A gorgeous Summer inspired collaboration between Shaye Woolford of On My Hand Vintage Hire & Styling  and photographer Greta Kenyon of Greta Kenyon Photography. Shaye, inspired by Summer strawberries created this delicious Pomegranate Punch with Strawberry Ice blocks recipe as a post

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Cherry pie

 Brr, it’s getting cold outside. Warm up with this tasty classic pie.Ingredients: 280g plain flour 1/8 tsp salt 230g unsalted butter, chopped 1 egg 1 tsp white vinegar 2 tbs water 140g caster sugar 2 tbs cornflour zest and juice of 1 lemon 2x 400g tins black cherries, drained icing sugar, to dust cream or

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So it’s Good Friday today in the Orthodox world and for everyone who’s Greek, we all know that this time of year essentially becomes one huge bake-off in the community. Sweets get baked with love and swapped between households which inevitably leaves the critics on the couch deciding who made the best Melomakarono for the

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This morning, the kids and I decided to make Anzac cookies. This staple of Australian cooking reminds us all of our diggers and what they went through trapped in the trenches. I rummaged through my panty to find the necessary ingredients and fell a little short. The result however was a delicious variation on a

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Find your inner child and make these cute pink heart iceblocks to add to your next drink of milk. Look away now if you expect there to be any healthy ingredients in this recipe (except the milk of course!)You will need:– decorative ice cube mold – we bought ours from Ikea– Strawberry Nesquick– milkMix up

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Irish cream and pistachio fudge

For a truly indulgent edible wedding favour, you can’t go past fudge! This adults’ version featuring Bailey’s is especially perfect if you or your fiance have an Irish background.You will need: Non-stick cooking spray 400g can sweetened condensed milk 200g brown sugar 125g butter, chopped 2tbs liquid glucose 100g white chocolate melts 100g pistachio nuts,

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If you’re looking for an alternative to making jam for your wedding favours (or if you really want to coordinate with your sunny colour palette!), homemade lemon curd could be just the thing.You will need: 450g caster sugar 70g cornflour pinch of salt 570ml warm water zest of 2 lemons 120ml fresh lemon juice 6

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To make our stained glass biscuits we used this recipe from Taste.com.auWe used some cute pink plastic heart cutters we bought from Spotlight. (They came in a packet with multiple sizes). You will need one larger heart and one smaller heart to cut out the inner shape.Boiled lollies came from the supermarket.Do make sure that

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Hello Dotties! Here’s an easy little recipe for strawberry sauce that is sure to delight.Ingredients: ¼ cup caster sugar ½ cup water 250g punnet of strawberries, halved ½ cup strawberry jam You’ll also need: canning jar twine free sticker printed onto adhesive sheet (download it here) free tag printed onto kraft paper (download it here) Method:1. Place the water and

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