Chocolate Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Buttercream

A fudgy chocolate cake, filled with a velvety smooth peanut butter buttercream. You’re welcome chocolate peanut butter lovers!   If you could choose just one ingredient that you couldn’t live without, what would it be (…it’s a hard question I know)? For me, it would be peanut butter. Not just any peanut butter mind you,Read more

Best Ever Rocky Road

We made this Best Ever Rocky Road in baking class last week (along with mocha meringues and coconut and vanilla macaroons). We packaged them up, ready to give away to friends and family for Christmas gifts (or to eat later ourselves…). My baking students loved this recipe and you are going to love it too.Read more

Easy 4 ingredient Nutella and White Chocolate Cookies

Nutella and White Chocolate Cookies

I was in the supermarket about to put some peanut butter into my shopping basket when I saw a giant jar of Nutella staring at me. Sold! Without any convincing, I put it into my basket and began planning a way I could use it (other than eating it straight from the jar of course).Read more

Chocolate Lamingtons with Raspberry Cream Filling

Chocolate Lamington with Raspberry Cream Filling

My-oh-my, these chocolate lamingtons are seriously addictive and if you’ve been searching for a true, classic New Zealand cake, then this is it. Kiwis (as well as a lot of Australian’s) have been serving these chocolate-coconut treats at parties, gatherings, cake stalls, fundraisers (you name it) for years and every Kiwi needs to have thisRead more