Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Easter Bun Cupcakes: Because Kneading Dough is a Pain in the Behind

{ Updated version from 2019 with Gluten and Dairy Free Options can be found here } I spent a large portion of today kneading dough for Hot Cross Buns.  It occurred to me half way through the second painful "waiting for the dough to rise"  period that very few people have this much time on their… Continue reading Easter Bun Cupcakes: Because Kneading Dough is a Pain in the Behind

Christmas, Yummy Recipes

Just in the nick of time…my Christmas Cake is Finished! Christmas Eve Craziness!

As of 5 minutes ago all our presents are wrapped and under the tree, my pastry for the next round of fruit mince pies is chillin' in the fridge and I'm about to get rollin' on my 3rd round of rum balls and apricot balls.  Why am I making them yet again you ask?  Apparently… Continue reading Just in the nick of time…my Christmas Cake is Finished! Christmas Eve Craziness!