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    Rice Cooker Pumpkin Cake

    Today I needed to use up leftover cooked Pumpkin. I decided to make a rice cooker cake. If your rice cooker has ‘Cake’ setting, it is absolutely easy and energy efficient to cook cakes, frittata and crustless quiche. I line the base of the rice cooker’s inner pot with baking paper. If your rice cooker …

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    Quick & Easy Sultana Buns

    When you want to make cake OR biscuits but you don’t have enough time, this recipe might help you. These sweet and fluffy Sultana Buns can be made in 20 minutes after you decided to make them. You may wish to add Chocolate Chips instead of Sultanas. The recipe is very versatile. It’s super simple …

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    Mixed Dried Fruit Cupcakes

    Using the same ingredients of Christmas Cake, I made these cupcakes today. I just mixed Brandy-soaked Dried Fruit and some Almonds with ‘Basic Cupcake’ batter. Much quicker to bake and easier to share with people. The smell and the flavour of these cupcakes are so Christmassy! Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 2 cups Mixed Dried Fruit*Note: …

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    Livingston’s Family Xmas Pudding

    Duncan Livingston is my husband’s beloved grandfather Theo’s father. Duncan was born in 1891. He was the third son of George Archibald Livingston and his wife Joann Livingston (nee McCalman). This Xmas Pudding recipe is Duncan’s mother Joann’s recipe. It’s been handed down from generation to generation, and Theo’s eldest daughter Joan, who is Joann’s …

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    Mixed Dried Fruit Scones

    I needed to use some leftover Mixed Dried Fruit, so I decided to add them to Scones. All my Scone recipes are based on Auntie Loran’s recipe that doesn’t require Egg. The amount of the leftover Mixed Dried Fruit was not enough, so I added extra Sultanas and Black Currants. I was afraid that I …

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    Morning Glory Muffins

    When I first heard about ‘Morning Glory Muffins’, I instantly knew I would love them as they are made with almost identical ingredients as ‘My Legendary Carrot Cake’. The missing ingredients are Apple and Shredded Coconut. So, I added them to my ‘My Legendary Carrot Cake’ as I reduced the amount of grated Carrots. I …

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    Carrot & Pineapple Pancakes

    I have a really good ‘Carrot Cake’ recipe. My family members started calling it Hiroko’s Legendary Carrot Cake, so I have named it ‘My Legendary Carrot Cake’. Key ingredients include Pineapple and Sultanas. I added those to these pancakes. These pancakes are not very sweet, but they taste lovely. One day this recipe might be …

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    Mixed Fruit Slice

    Several months ago, I bought a packet of Mixed Dried Fruit. I needed to use it and decided to make Mixed Fruit Slice. To make this type of cake, you really don’t need a recipe, do you? I just mixed cake ingredients that I wished to use, then added Milk to make the right texture. …

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    Mixed Fruit Pound Cake

    I had a lot of leftover Dried Fruit in my pantry. I decided to make a Fruit Cake and looked for recipes. I found many recipes on the internet, but most recipes are for a very large cake. So, I used my Basic Pound Cake recipe, replaced Caster Sugar with Brown Sugar, and added Dried …

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    Yoghurt Scones

    My family’s consumption of Yoghurt has dropped after we stopped eating Granola, that is a very high calorie food. I have been making Greek Yoghurt at home for many years, but I must say I have to stop making it as nobody is eating it. The reason why I made these Yoghurt Scones was simple. …

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