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mama’s cranberry pound cake

I admit that when I started researching Paula Deen’s recipes for this month’s Cook Like a Star linky party, I was a tad worried. It was largely due to the…

cream cheese muffins | cream cheese muffins with chocolate chunks

I have been making various muffins from my current favourite muffin book, “The Ultimate Muffin Book” by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough and since I am still trying to use…

italian chicken and pasta bake

This month we are cooking like Paula Deen and the Deen Brothers at Cook Like a Star. I have been looking for good tomato-based baked pasta recipe. I am not…

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

I rarely make coffee cakes. I am not the world’s biggest coffee drinker, so I guess coffee in a cake does not appeal to me much. But for some bizarre…

very best chocolate malteser fudge cake

I’ve had a fantastic baking week. By this, I mean that I was able to bake every day. That, to me, is the best way I could possibly spend my…

s’mores muffins

When I think of S’mores, I think of my friend, Shar who comes out with these amazing fusion dishes. She is also known among our circles as the “Milo Queen”….

mary berry’s perfect victoria sandwich

If you are as mad about baking as I am, you would have seen at least one episode of The Great British Bake Off. And you would know of Mary…

earl grey tea muffins

So my little girl has finally started play school and it’s been a week of anticipation, and worry, and missing her to bits in the morning while being very happy…

chocolate maltesers crunch muffins

I like making muffins. There are days when I just want to bake something simple so as to satisfy my urge to bake. (Yes, it is an addiction.) On such…

nutella and oreo chocolate cookies

Ever so, once in a while, I chance upon a recipe that gets me going. When I first found this recipe, I was really intrigued. A combination of Nutella and…