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Cherry, chocolate, cornflake and coconut cookies with a bite taken out of it.

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.

Coconut, chocolate, cherries and cornflakes on a table (more…)

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Christmas thumprint cookies

Christmas huh. How did that happen? If you, like me, have found it’s suddenly the latter half of December and you haven’t done a thing…read on friend. I’m here to help.

Over the next week I’m throwing together baking with love some gifts for friends and family. Um, if you think you are one of those friends or family who will be getting these gifts maybe you should stop reading. Otherwise, here are some easy, cheap and super tasty gifts. (more…)

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One perfect fruit mince pie

I must write this quickly, before the endorphins from the sugar kick in and I forget how hard the past seven hours were.

You see, someone needs to tell the truth. Someone needs to stop fooling people about recipes and ‘whipping up’ something simple and start talking real talk.

So here it is.

Making fruit mince pies from scratch is *probably* not worth the effort.

There. I said it.

And I can say it because between me and a friend today we made over 40 fruit mince pies. (more…)

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Tomato and basil muffins

There muffins have red tomatoes and green basil in them and are therefore Christmas-sy.

Don’t judge me. I’m making fruit mince pies. I have a giant blow up Santa on my balcony. (more…)

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Fruit mince in a jar

Right. Let’s mince.

I love eating fruit mince pies. Here’s what we’re aiming for (no promises!): (more…)

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