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Apple and Blueberry Loaf 

Ingredients

2 cups self- raising flour

1/2 apple peeled and diced. 

1/2 cup blueberries. 

1/3 cup of sugar

1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder. 

1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg powder. 

250ml luke-warm water

I tablespoon of sugar

1 tablespoon yeast

spray oil


Mix the warm water with a tablespoon of sugar and yeast and set aside for 10 minutes until the water is foamy and risen (the yeast is activated).

Spray a large bowl with spray oil.

Mix 1 1/2 cups of flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. 

Add the sugar, yeast and water mixture and mix into a dough. 

Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of flour while kneading the dough for 10 minutes to avoid the dough sticking to the kneading board and your hands.

Place the kneaded dough into the oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let it sit (proof) in a warm room for 60 minutes. The dough will rise and double in size.

Spray a baking tray with spray oil. 

Knock the air out of the dough by punching it gently in the centre. Push the dough gently into a square or oval 3 centimetres thick with your finger tips. 

Push the diced apple and blueberries into the dough evenly spacing the fruit and  leaving a 2 centimetre border. 

Starting at one end, roll the dough gently until you have a loaf. 

You can pull and crimp the dough to seal it at the ends. 

Place the loaf on the baking tray. Cover with a tea-towel and keep in a warm room for 20 minutes. 

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Place the loaf in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

Cover the loaf with aluminium foil and bake for another 10 minutes. 

Turn off the oven and remove the loaf and let it cool for 10 minutes. 


Serve warm with margarine or butter. 

Choc-Coffee Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup softened margarine

1 cup self-raising flour 

1/2 cup oats

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon coffee

1 tablespoon powder cocoa

1 egg

1 heaped teaspoon baking powder

2 tablespoons milk

Spray oil


Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Spray 3 large baking trays with oil.

Combine all ingredients with a spoon.

Use an ice-cream scoop to portion the cookies onto the baking tray. About 4 each tray as they will spread out during baking.


Bake for 20 minutes. Cover the cookies on the top tray with some aluminium foil so they don’t burn.

Turn off the heat and let them stay in the oven for 10 more minutes. 


Remove the trays and gently lift the cookies with a spatula to loosen them from the tray. Let them cook on the tray until they harden.


Makes 12 large cookies. 

Cakes & Muffins

Sultana and Almond Buns

Ingredients 

2.5 cups self- raising flour

2 eggs

1 tablespoon of yeast

250ml luke warm water

3/4 cup sultanas

1/3 cup flakes almond

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder

1/4 cup olive 

spray oil


Mix the warm water with a tablespoon of sugar and yeast and set aside for 10 minutes until the water is foamy and risen ( the yeast is activated)


Spray a large bowl with spray oil.


Mix 2 cups of flour, eggs, oil, cinnamon powder, sultanas, almond flakes and remaining sugar and mix roughly.

Add the sugar, yeast and water mixture and mix into a dough. 


Use the remaining 1/2 cup of flour as needed to knead the dough for 10 minutes. 

Place the mix into the oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let it sit (proof) in a warm room for 30 minutes. The dough will rise and double in size.


Spray a baking tray with spray oil. 

Knock the air out of the dough by punching it gently in the centre and quickly roll the dough into a 8 cm log. 

Divide the log into 8 equal pieces.

Roll each piece into a ball and place on the baking tray. Cover with a tea-towel and keep in a warm room for 20 minutes ( second proofing)


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Place the buns in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

Cover the buns with aluminium foil and bake for another 10 minutes. 


These are delicious served warm with olive margarine or butter and marmalade.

Iced buns:


Icing:

Mix 1/2 cup of icing sugar with the juice of 1/2 a mandarin until the icing sugar is dissolved and the mixture is runny.


Drizzle the mixture with a teaspoon onto the cool buns and allow to set.


These iced buns are delicious served with butter or jam and whipped cream.


If there’s icing sugar left add it to 1/4 cup of softened margarine or butter and mix into a sweet citrus margarine. It’s great on the hot or cold buns. 


Makes 8 buns.

Apple Cake

Ingredients for Cake

1 Apple, peeled, cored and sliced.

1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg powder

1 egg

1/4 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 cup sultanas 

Juice of 1 mandarin

25 grams margarine


Icing:

100 grams icing sugar

Juice of 1/2 a mandarin

Zest of 1 mandarin


Combine and set aside.


Cake Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Grease a cake tin with the margarine.

Combine the apple, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, sultanas and mandarin juice together and let it sit.

Mix the other ingredients until they are combined. 

Add the apple mixture and combine well. 

Pour the batter into the cake tin and cover with a lid or aluminium foil.

Bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clear when inserted into the centre of the cooked cake.

Remove the cake from the oven and set it rest for 30 minutes.

Loosen it from the sides by running the back of a knife around the cake tin. Place a plate over the tin and gently turn the cake tin into the plate.

The cake should fall away from the tin. The cake will be upside down and have a flat surface for icing.

When the cake is cool pour on the icing and spread it evenly on the top of the cake.


Serves 12-14. 



Sultana Spice Cake

Ingredients

1.5 cups self-raising flour

1 cup sultanas

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 

3/4 cup fine sugar

1/2 cup olive oil

2 eggs

1 cup milk

Zest of 1 tangelo

spray oil


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius 

Spray a baking dish with spray oil. 

Sift the flour and baking powder together into a mixing bowl.

Add the other ingredients and stir until combined well.

Pour the mixture into the baking dish.

Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes clear. 

Remove from the oven and let it cool for 20 minutes. Run the back of a knife around edge of the cake to loosen it. Then place a plate on the cake dish and turn it over. The cake should come out easily.

Turn it over and dust with cinnamon icing sugar before serving. 


Serves 12-14 



Key Lime Cake

Ingredients


Filling:

3 tablespoons lime curd (see recipe below)


Icing:

1 cup butter or margarine 

1 cup icing sugar

zest of 3 limes


Cake:

2 cups self-raising flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup yoghurt 

Zest and juice of 4 limes 

1 cup butter or margarine (olive margarine used)

2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Recipe


Icing:

Soften the butter but do not melt it.

Add the icing sugar and stir until combined.

Add the lime zest of 2 limes. Save the zest of the third lime for decorating the iced cake.


Cake:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Grease and line the base of a cake dish with grease proof paper. Also spray the paper.


Sift the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl.

Add all the other ingredients and mix until just combined. Avoid over mixing the batter.

Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and cover with a lid or aluminium foil and bake for 30 minutes. 

Remove the lid and bake for 15 minutes or until a skewer comes out of the centre of the cake clean.

Remove the cake from the oven when cooked and allow to cool.

Slice the cake into 3 layers. 

Place a tablespoon of lime cured. 

Spread the curd evenly over each layer.

Cover and place the cake in the fridge for 30 minutes to set further.

Remove the cake from the fridge and cover it with the icing.

Decorate the cake with the remaining lemon zest.


Serves 12-16



Fig Upside-Down Cake

Ingredients:

4 large figs sliced

2/3 cup Birch xylitol (natural sweetener from your local health food store)

I cup self-raising flour

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup of olive oil margarine

2/3 cup of almond milk

1 flat teaspoon of baking soda

2 flat teaspoons of ground cinnamon

Spray oil


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Line a cake tray with grease proof paper and spray it with oil

Line the tray with the sliced figs and cover with a sprinkling of xylitol and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

Combine all the other ingredients and stir until the mixture is smooth.

Place the mixture over the fig lined tray and spread out evenly. 

Bake for 20 minutes. Cover with a sheet of aluminium foil and bake for another 25 minutes or until the cake is cooked through.

Allow to cool and then turn it onto a serving plate with the bottom side up exposing the cooked figs. This can be served hot or cold.

Serving suggestion: Dust it with icing sugar combined with a teaspoon of ground cinnamon.


Serves 8


Cardamom and Pistachio Cakes

Ingredients


1 cup self-raising flour

2 flat teaspoons soda bi-carbonate powder

I cup cold Badam milk (see recipe above)

1 tablespoon of green cardamom powder

1/4 cup birch xylitol

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup of shelled pistachio nuts

spray oil


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Spray a muffin tray with spray oil.

Mix all the remaining ingredients together.

Spoon the mixture into the muffin tray (1/4 cup of mixture in each serve).

Bake on the lowest baking rack for 30 minutes until the muffins are cooked through.

Let them cool before icing.  These are delicious un-iced.  However this icing recipe takes it to the next level of deliciousness!


Icing:


1 cup of icing sugar

6 tablespoons of olive oil margarine (butter or regular margarine is ok)

2 flat teaspoons of cardamom powder.


Mix all the ingredients and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Place the mixture into a piping bag and pipe the icing onto each cooled cake. Alternatively you can ice them with a flat knife.


Makes 9 cakes.


Berry Scones

Ingredients

2 cups of self-raising flour (keep extra flour to sprinkle on the benchtop when rolling and cutting the scones)
1 flat teaspoon of soda bi-carbonate
1/3 cup of olive oil
1 egg (optional)
1 cup of sparkling mineral water or lemonade
1 cup mixed berries

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Spray a flat baking pan with spray oil.
Mix the wet ingredients.
Separately mix the dry ingredients.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Work quickly and don't overwork the dough.
Lightly flour a benchtop or cutting bench and roll your dough into a one inch or 2cm thick large square.
You can cut it into 16 squares or use a 3cm cookie cutter to cut out the scones and place them on the baking pan.
Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 15 minutes or until the scones are lightly brown.
Remove the scones from the oven and serve warm with butter and/or home-made jam or citrus curd (see recipes) and with clotted cream.

Serves 8. 

Carrot and Lavender Tea Cake

Ingredients

1 cup of grated carrot
1/2 cup of self-raising flour
2 flat teaspoons of soda bi-carbonate
1/4 cup of polenta
1/2 cup of olive oil
1 heaped teaspoon of lavender seeds (purchase from a speciality tea shop)
1 cup of lemon juice
1 egg (optional)
1 cup of almond milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 cup of agave syrup (this is a natural sweetener from a cactus plant that can be purchased from a health food store. You can use honey, maple syrup or sugar if you wish.)

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
Spray a 25 centimetre diameter and 10 centimetre deep baking dish with spray oil.
Mix the wet ingredients.
Separately mix the dry ingredients.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
Pour into the oiled dish and bake for 30 minutes on the middle rack of the oven.
Remove the cake from the oven and cover with some aluminium foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until a skewer poked into the middle of the cake comes out with no wet mixture on it.

Serve warm with or without mascarpone or clotted cream.
Serves 8. 

Lime and Goats Cheese Cake

Ingredients:
1/2 cup lime juice
1 1/2 cup self raising flour
1 cup fine white sugar
1 teaspoon soda bi-carbonate
3 large free-range eggs
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2cup goats cheese
Garnish: Citrus curd (see recipe below), Chopped mint leaves and orange segments

Combine all ingredients and pour into a greased baking dish. 
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes. 
Serve with a dollop of cream or this garnish:
Garnish by spreading a tablespoon of citrus curd over the hot cake and decorate with orange segments (peel, skin and seeds removed) and chopped mint.

Serves 12