With jaffas recipes

Jaffa Cupcakes

Jaffa Cupcakes

I topped mine with a chocolate orange buttercream icing, some bitter sweet orange sugar crystals and a jaffa
Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes

What do you do when you have leftover orange wedges from your daughters birthday party, it's Auckland Anniversary Weekend, and you need to stock the pantry with school lunchbox food for going back to school
Jaffa Cake Slutty Brownies

Jaffa Cake Slutty Brownies

I mean, I dunno what on Earth I was thinking when I came up with this one but bloody hell am I proud of my self
Cinnalate

Cinnalate

Basically Chocolate Log Blog and Chocolate Teapot came up with the idea of getting food bloggers to put up a recipe that has chocolate in it, along with the ‘special ingredient’ which a new blogger chooses each month

Annabel’s Brownies (with orange choc chips!)

If you can’t find them and want to re-create the orange/chocolate flavour, a good grate of orange rind and subbing half of the chocolate chips for jaffas/ojays would probably work
Rudolph Cupcakes

Rudolph Cupcakes

Then popped on two pretzels for antlers, two balls of white fondant for eyes (I used an edible marker to make the black dot), a little gingerbread mouth/face thing (which I made at the same time as my gingerbread house) and then topped it off with a Jaffa for the nose

Icing On the Cake!

I had a lovely lemon syrup cupcake and even bought some mini cupcakes, to take home and share with my husband

Orange Chocolate Mousse

It’s classy, sophisticated, guest worthy and spectacularly easy to prepare, with only a handful of ingredients

Christmas Dessert Table

I'm really pleased with how these turned out. I piped the out line and flooded the white the day before I was displaying them and flooded with red Royal on the morning of (lucky they dried in time

LuxBite, South Yarra

LuxBite hadn't really registered with me until one of my Pilates classmates kept saying how great the desserts looked (although as it transpired, she had never been there
David’s birthday cake

David’s birthday cake

It’s just been a bit crazy between end of tax year for work with oodles of software upgrades to complete with a shortening window of time, and then cakes
13 Years On

13 Years On

My love for this man has not diminished with the passing of time, only deepened. It’s actually a hard coated candy with chocolate in the middle, and an orange flavoured coating
On the menu: Toffee Apple M&M Brownies

On the menu: Toffee Apple M&M Brownies

So searching high and low and The Warehouse isn’t a good idea as I approached the checkout counters with a bunch of stuff I didn’t need but no chocolate

Orange, Pistachio And Dark Chocolate Cookies

It’s pouring with rain (well at least it was) which means, I have no work. It all just makes sense and seeing as I have the entire day to rid myself of and am on the wrong side of town to easily do something with anyone it should be a double batch
Plan B, Midvalley, KL - New Menu

Plan B, Midvalley, KL - New Menu

the style of food at Plan B is Aussie-meets-New York deli, with contemporary flavours, comprising of salads, sandwiches, pastas and a huge variety of cakes

2016: Year in Review and Top 10 Posts

From a blogging perspective, I really enjoyed sharing the details of my wedding with my readers - you can see photos from the day here