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Pear Tart by Blissfully Domestic-016

Pear and Hazelnut Tart

All the lovely seasonal fruit that becomes available as the seasons change is a great inspiration for my baking. At this time of years it’s the plums and pears that catch my eye.

A few weeks ago we were having a large group of friends around and I needed a relatively light dessert to feed a crowd, that could be prepared in advance.

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Anzac biscuits by Blissfully Domestic-041

Anzac Biscuits

We have our Aussie and Kiwi friends to thank for these absolutely scrumptious biscuits! Let me explain why. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance which is celebrated every year on 25 April – the anniversary of the Anzac’s landing at Gallipoli, in Turkey during World War I.

Anzac biscuits contain no eggs, as these Read More

Chocolate Granola by Blissfully Domestic-007

Chocolate Granola

I have a sister who loves to bake, just like I do. When I stayed with her recently, I tasted her latest creation – this totally addictive chocolate granola. She worked hard at perfecting the recipe, and then kindly shared it with me. I promised that I’d send her a shout-out for that. So thanks Sandra!

Considering how delicious this chocolate granola tastes, I was quite surprised to find that is Read More

Speckled Egg cake by Blissfully Domestic-009

Speckled Egg Coconut Cake

I know, I know. Easter is all about chocolate. But that doesn’t mean you can’t mix it up a little and try something completely different! This triple-layered coconut cake is the perfect show-stopper to end your Easter meal. It’s made with light and fluffy coconut flavoured sponge cake, and iced with a coconut cream buttercream. Phyllo pastry works fabulously Read More