Banana & Coconut Mini Bundt Cakes

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Have you ever been stuck with lots of ripe bananas? I know I’ve been there. Summer days are especially unkind to bananas. They just don’t do very well in the heat. So what do you do when you’re stuck spotty bananas that even a monkey won’t touch? Make banana cake of course! I bought some… 

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Milky Bread Rolls & Market Day

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I’m gaining a little bit more confidence with bread now. Though I’m still wary. When it comes to living organisms that I have no control over, I feel it can be a little unpredictable. However, so far so good. I’m kinda loving my latest acquisition – Collected Recipes by Kristin Hove. What drew me to… 

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Pecan & Date Banana Bread

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius. There is a fair amount of truth in that. I saw a recipe for walnut bread in my latest possession, “Collected” by Kristin Hove, but I noticed that the bananas were ripening and we had half a pack of pecans and dates lying… 

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Chocolate Fudge Coconut Cake

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Huzzah, it’s spring! It’s so nice to have sunshine again. Which means, I can take photos by my favourite spot in the house again without worrying about lighting. I missed food blogging, trust me. But I’ve also been really busy with my Happee Monkee shop on Etsy as well as HardtoFind. It’s been so great,… 

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Dates & Yogurt Cake with Orange Honey Syrup

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I used Watson & Son’s Manuka Honey to make the orange honey syrup for the cake. Watson & Son’s were very kind to send me a jar of UMF 10+ manuka honey . I love manuka honey, and usually I just add a teaspoon to warm water and drink it throughout the day. I’ve been… 

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Nothing Sombre About Ombre Cake

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Have you heard of Pinterest? It is absolutely addictive. I’m constantly inspired by other people’s creativity, and this it is like a huge, beautiful, online scrapbook. So one day I was not minding my own business and saw the word ‘ombre‘. What is this word? And why are all these beautiful colour tones connected to… 

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Midsummer Berry Crumble

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It’s Swedish midsummer and everywhere in the city, there are strawberry stands. It’s the cutest thing, it’s almost like a lemonade stand. A small table with punnets and punnets of juicy jordgubbar or strawberries. We’ve been recommend to try the local strawberries (versus imported sorts) because at this time of the year it is at… 

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Blueberry Yogurt Cake

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We’ve been very fortunate to have good weather wherever we travel. We were in Helsinki, Finland about two weeks back and although it was cool, there was plenty of sunshine. One of the many things I appreciate about travelling is seeing the local produce. I lovegoing to markets and studying ingredients I have not seen… 

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