LAMINGTONS

Australia Day is only a couple of weeks away and how better to celebrate it than with lamb, pavlova and lamingtons.  The lamingtons take a bit of patience to make yourself, but are much better than the bought variety.  The conversion for this old recipe of Mum’s is: 8oz = 250ml, 4oz = 125g and the 9in square cake tin = 23cm.

RIPPLED CHOC-SPICE CAKE

When my children were little I used to make a Chocolate Ripple Cake as the base for their birthday cakes.  The recipe I made was the same as this one, but without the spice.  The cake always taste good, although when I look back at the photos I can see that my decoration, while enthusiastic, could hardly be described as a work of art……

TOPSY-TURVY APRICOT PUDDING

When I first read this recipe I thought it was going to be a fairly standard apricot pudding, then I came to the addition of the cocoa and realized it was actually a Chocolate Upside Down Pudding.  I then read on to ‘serve warm with custard or cream’ and decided I could eat a piece there and then – yummy.

WANGNOO SLICE (NO BAKE)

This little recipe book compiled by the Keysborough Bowls Social Club is overflowing with great slice ideas so I’ve decided to try to post a recipe each week.

I’ve made this slice many times myself, but I have it in my collection as Wanganui Slice. I’ve always thought that it was named after the New Zealand town of Whanganui.  Whatever the name, it tastes good, although it is rather on the sweet side.

Simple Slice Recipes - Wangnoo Slice