Here is a blog post Lord Lamington himself could get behind! Seriously. There was such a guy. And you guessed it, this chocolate covered sponge cake rolled in coconut is named after his lordship.
Lord Lammo, as I shall affectionately refer to him (for all Australians take proper words and then add an ‘o’ to the end, as in the case of lamington to lammo), was Governor of Queensland from 1896 to 1901.
These are unmistakably homemade cookies. They’ve got that chunkiness to them, and randomness of ingredients like cornflakes and cherries, that no mass producing cookie company would ever market.
When I say rich raspberry brownie, I really, really mean rich. This is the stuff heart attacks and sugar crashes are made of.
It’s one of the best recipes I’ve come across for simplicity, and a simultaneous crowd pleasing factor. (more…)
Let me tell you a story about men, and the mystery of custard powder.
While serving these Apple and White Choc muffins up to a couple of visitors at my house, a man asked “how do you get the custard in?”
Good question. Very good question.
Well. I said. (I hesitated here…should I lie?) I used custard powder. I’m not quite sure what else he thought I would have done. (more…)
This is the last of the three part cupcake series. And I have saved the best for last – amazingly dense and rich chocolate mud cake, and the best chocolate buttercream frosting I’ve ever used for piping.
There are some important things we need to cover here, so I’m going to be all business today. (more…)