Rocky Road Slice Rocky Road Slice. This recipe is from the Edmonds cookbook “Best of Baking”. It is a cookbook I wish I got a long time ago. It has so many recipes that I have not seen before. An example of some are lemon curd cake and yoghurt cake, chocolate cherry brandy cake, this would be a cake nice for Christmas, or rajahs Pizza, spiced pumpkin pie or festive chocolate cake. So many to try. In the descriptionRead more
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Lolly Cake Rainbows and sparkles, a cake fit for any unicorn party. It is bright, fun and full of the promise of a festive time. A kiwi tradition. When I was growing up, my mother never made it. The only time that I ever had it was been when I went to birthday parties or functions and my eyes would pop at this amazing coloured cake. It always held a special wonder about it. It always seemed that everyone elseRead more
That first addictive mouthful of sweet sticky ginger gets you hooked for a lifetime. The ginger just lingers in your mouth and sits on the tongue.
It is a recipe that has been a tradition and staple in many a kiwi home since the mid-fifties. It is an Edmonds Classic. It will never go out of fashion.Read more
Week 4, the next recipe installment of trying to make and photograph a recipe from my 1971 Edmonds cookbook. I am finding it a struggle to keep up with the challenge of doing one every week. But when I do it is worth the wait. Apple Shortcake is an old favorite. When I was a kid, we always used home grown apples. I used apples from my tree for this blog. I found the pastry a little hard to rollRead more