Biscuits & Cookies

Tasty Christmas Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

From the look of the past few posts, you might think I’m on a cookie bender! Though I’m sure there are worse addictions to have… And I simply can’t separate Christmas time from gingerbread, so cookies ye shall have indeed. These cookies/biscuits/etc were inspired by a Donna Hay (#number1fan) recipe I first met a few… Continue reading Tasty Christmas Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

cheesecake · Party Planning

And You Shall Have Life in a Barn Dance {Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Cups}

Hay bales, bunting, a dance caller, a silly hat competition and a rustic supper to match – you’d be forgiven for thinking this was a country dance in small-town southern US. But these antics were in fact all present at our church’s Barn Dance held earlier this year. The plan for this event was originally… Continue reading And You Shall Have Life in a Barn Dance {Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Cups}

Cakery

On the Decapitation of Ebony {Structured Doll Cake}

There is a gruesome twist to this post – you have been warned!!! But if you don’t wish to see the result of murderous intent, you can just scroll through the first few photos 😉 Then there is a very long tutorial section then right at the end you will find what you are looking for, if… Continue reading On the Decapitation of Ebony {Structured Doll Cake}

Cakery · IBS

Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}

Wet, cold weather has been swirling across the Southern Hemisphere lately – which you would personally know if you’ve been in the path of Cyclones Debbie and/or Cook over the past fortnight. Side note: did you know there’s a kind of science for naming cyclones?! I hope you’ve been able to stay high and dry, I can… Continue reading Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}

Cakery

Blue & White Watercolour Buttercream Baby Shower Cake

I realise that I might have caused a little confusion with my last post. “So she’s going all healthy on us, does that mean no more cakes? Sweets?? Sugary goodness???” And the answer, I’m pleased to say, is no way! This here Sweet nor’westerly is going to stay the way it has always been: a… Continue reading Blue & White Watercolour Buttercream Baby Shower Cake

Brownie & Fudge · IBS · Slices

Healthy New Year! {Choc Nut Fudge – Dairy, Gluten & Sugar Free}

So here we are in January 2017! The Christmas tree has been taken down, the ham is long finished – even the candy canes are all eaten up. There’s nothing left to stop you enacting your New Year’s resolutions of going to bed early, doing more exercise… and eating healthier?! That is, if you’re in to making goals… Continue reading Healthy New Year! {Choc Nut Fudge – Dairy, Gluten & Sugar Free}