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Pistachio cake

Posted by Bake Club on Thursday, June 5, 2014, In : big cakes 

By Frances
I'm on a roll with Julie Le Clerc's Favourite Cakes. I love cakes with nuts in them!
90g butter, softened
1/3 c sugar (I used organic golden)
2 eggs
1/3 c plain yoghurt
1 c gluten-free flour (I used rice)
1 tsp baking powder
2/3 c ground pistachio nuts
2 Tbs extra ground nuts
honey to drizzle

Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 20cm cake tin.
Cream butter and sugar until pale. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in yoghurt then sifted flour, baking powder and nuts.
Spread mixture into tin. Bake for 60 min or...
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Upside-down caramelised banana cake

Posted by Bake Club on Sunday, May 25, 2014, In : big cakes 

By Frances
This was the second cake I made for Tui's 2nd birthday, also from Julie Le Clerc's Favourite Cakes (Penguin, 2011). My first attempt at an upside-down cake so was pretty chuffed it worked out. I'll be making more!

Caramel topping:
50g butter, melted
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
2 large bananas, sliced on an angle

Cake batter:
125g butter, softened
3/4 c caster sugar
1 very ripe banana, mashed
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
2 c self-raising flour
1 tsp ...
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Sweet New Zealand #32 Roundup!

Posted by Bake Club on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : food blog 
Heeeeerrre it is ... the March roundup of delicious recipes for Sweet NZ. I hope you may find some inspiration from this eclectic collection. Click on the pic or link to read more.

First up are fudgy chocolate macaroons by Lesley at Eat, Etc - three words that go so well together. These are those classic macaroons with coconut.
Alessandra Zecchini has made homemade mascarpone with just milk, cream and citric acid - easy peasy!


We have two treats from Libby of Ditch the Carbs. Here are mocha cus...
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Win Healthy Food Guide prizes when you enter March Sweet New Zealand!

Posted by Bake Club on Sunday, March 9, 2014, In : food blog 

The generous folk at Healthy Food Guide have given Bake Club plenty o' prizes for this month's Sweet New Zealand entries. To bag yourself the March issue of HFG, a handy HFG tote bag and zesty citrus zester, just send me a sweet entry from your blog. You must have a New Zealand-based blog or be a Kiwi living overseas. Could be a new recipe or older post. Add this link and the Sweet NZ logo to your post. Please send your name and recipe name, link to the post on your blog, small jpeg of sweet ...
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Frances Chan is a freelance editor/proofreader who has written a couple of children's books and writes for Weekend Notes. She also loves to bake. She shares some of her adventures, culinary or otherwise, on Instagram.


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