Feel like baking something simple...any ideas?

kiwi.adventures, Mar 6, 1:51am
Feeling the urge this avo to do something, any ideas on some simple cool recipe to whip up for when the folks get home later on? baking pref not a meal


aphra1, Mar 6, 1:53am
Don't try the vegemite special!

dollmakernz, Mar 6, 2:57am
Light Fruit Cake

¾ lb flour½ lb butter1lb mixed fruit
½ lb sugar3 eggs1 tsp baking powder
1 cup water1 dsp cornflour
½ tsp each of lemon, almond, rum & vanilla essence

Make a sauce of cornflour & water on a med heat and let cool. Add alternately with sifted baking powder & flour to beaten eggs sugar & butter. Add fruit & essences.
Bake in a moderate oven (180oc) appx 1½ hrs

dollmakernz, Mar 6, 2:58am
Mels Secret Chocolate Cake
2 Cups of water 3 Cups of caster sugar 250gm butter 1/3 Cup cocoa 1 teaspoon of baking soda 3 Cups of self raising flour 4 eggs lightly beaten Combine water, sugar, butter , cocoa, & soda in a large pot. Stir over medium heat without boiling until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes uncovered. Cool for 10 minutes. Mix in flour and eggs and beat til smooth. Pour into a lined roasting dish and bake for 50 minutes at 160c. Check at 40 minutes. Stand for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

Ganache
Warm 250ml-300ml cream over a low heat. Remove from heat and break into it 1 cake of either Pams cooking chocolate or Signature range Belguim chocolate. Beat together until smooth & creamy leave to cool and thicken. Place in the middle and on top of the cake.

dollmakernz, Mar 6, 3:00am
Cheese Rolls
1 Packet onion soup warmed with 1 cup of water over low heat, add 2 packed cups grated cheese, ½ tsp paprika, ½-1 tsp curry powder.
Cut the 2 long crusts off bread and spread wrong side (lightly) with butter or margarine. Spread the cheese mix on the other side, roll up with the cheese mixture on the inside, place in plastic bag in fridge for 1hr then grill. They are really handy to keep in the freezer for last minute snacks.
Makes appx 2 loaves of bread.

alebix, Mar 6, 3:06am
Why not make the idiot proof scones?

Easy peasy.

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