Category Archive: baked goods

Greek Honey Cakes

I had these Greek Honey Cakes in my mind the minute I woke up yesterday morning. For a change we had no sport, no birthday parties and no shopping to do….just a chilaxing… Continue reading

My Easy Chicken Pot Pies to celebrate the arrival of Autumn

I made Chicken Pot pies…finally! My family has been nagging me for ever to make chicken pies again, but frankly, it was just too hot to even bother, so when Easter weekend arrived… Continue reading

Easter Macarons with White Chocolate and Passionfruit Ganache

Easter Macarons with White Chocolate and Passion fruit Ganache…… You haven’t seen such a long post title on My Easy Cooking in ages, right? Well, I think it is ok to every now… Continue reading

Malva pudding with dates and pecan nuts

Do I love Malva Pudding? You be the judge, because after this post, I will have 4 varieties of this South African classic in my recipe arsenal. Just when I think, now I… Continue reading

Easy Easter Breakfast Buns or Roll on RSG

If you see the recipe for this my Easy Easter Breakfast Buns you will kick yourself and say: “Now, why did I not think of that?” Maybe you have and if so, drop… Continue reading

My Easy Chocolate Eclairs

My easy Chocolate eclairs? What makes this recipes so special that I can claim it for myself? Trial and error and 2 batches of  flop eclairs. In my family if you have learned… Continue reading

Homemade Puff Pastry on RSG

Homemade puff pastry is a bit of a contradiction to many home cooks, like me. You see, we all love the light, flaky pastry, but the thought of rolling out the dough, adding… Continue reading

Chocolate Samosas – hardly a recipe!

You don’t need a recipe to make these Chocolate Samosas! I know that by saying this, I am shooting myself in the foot, because this is after all a recipe blog and why… Continue reading

Mini Butterscotch and Banana Pavlovas on RSG

I had to think long and hard about this weeks radio program on RSG. The recipe was the easy part. The pavlova was a request from our house guest, the banana and butterscotch… Continue reading

Yes, you can bake cake in an Air Fryer!

Can you bake in an Air Fryer? If I had a dime for every time I answered this question, I would be able to buy quite a few Air Fryers and give them… Continue reading

Donuts or dougnuts……as if the spelling matters!

I am very particular with donuts or doughnuts, which ever you prefer. They must be soft, a light oily surface, but when you bite into a doughnut , it must be pillow-soft, with… Continue reading

Countdown to Christmas Menu – My Festive Roulade on RSG

Today we move from Starters on our Christmas Countdown Menu to desserts! Yes, your eyes are not misreading something, nor have you missed the “Main Course”, but last week on RSG I promised… Continue reading

Fudgy Coffee Cake with Caramelized Pears

Confession time! I have always thought that coffee cake is something with a coffee flavor. So every time I read a recipe for coffee cake, I gently clicked away, because it is not… Continue reading

Chocolate-filled Shortbread on RSG

As if shortbread is not sinful enough, imagine little shortbread cookies with a heart of chocolate. Oh my word! How delicious can it be? Well, they are so delicious that it is very… Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies and a confession!

Peanut Butter …..mon indulgence secrète. Yes, my little secret indulgence when no one is watching…In the morning early when I pack lunch boxes( and yes my husband wants peanut butter and jam sandwiches… Continue reading

The Koeksister has a humble relative – The Brood Broer

The koeksister! This doyenne of the South African tea table has seduced so many with her twisted syrupy goodness. She has stripped people of their willpower and intentions to diet or lose weight.… Continue reading

Off to RSG to make a cheesecake with Chef Caro!

When I start prepping for my radio show on RSG every Thursday morning, I literally have to pinch myself just to remember how privileged I feel to work with all the passionate foodies… Continue reading

One can of tuna – Tuna Pinwheels

Who would have imagined that a humble can of tuna could cause such a stir. I have had such a response to the first of my series, One can of tuna – Tuna… Continue reading

Oatmeal and Almond Strawberry Crumble

The arrival of fresh strawberries on our market shelves was quite a welcoming site and with this Oatmeal and Almond Strawberry Crumble I wanted to celebrate the departure of winter and  the arrival… Continue reading

Churros.The quintessential Spanish street snack with DieselVanilla Sauce

I think every picture I have ever seen of this delightful Spanish snack called Churros has made me want to get up, walk to the kitchen and bake them. Strangely though, I have… Continue reading

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