Lemon Drizzle Cake

Dressed mini lemon drizzle cakes

This lemon drizzle cake has been a massive success in our house, so much so that I’ve received numerous requests to bake this again soon! I have never actually had a lemon drizzle cake before, so maybe I’m not the best judge, but from my husband feedback I’ll chalk this up as a big success. This is one of those super quick recipes that you could easily whip up on a whim, likely from ingredients already in your pantry. 

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Trend: The Baseball Tee

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The classic baseball tee seems to be the modern replacement for the plain tee. Pair it with boyfriend jeans for the perfect casual weekend look or use it tone down a more statement making pants as Amanda did with those pretty sequin pants. I love it either way. It can also work brilliantly as a canvas to showcase a pair of statement shoes such as Grace’s kitten flats or animal print heels. Shop the look here at Woolworths, Cotton On and Mr Price. Also try Jay Jay’s.  I am sure there will plenty of baseball tees in the shops.

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Baby Tomatoes, Bacon and Mushroom Tart with a Creamy Filling

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I love making simple, easy recipes that deliver. This tart is a family favourite but with all the cream, we have to restrict ourselves. Although the tart is quite similar to a quiche, the difference lies in the base. This has a rich crispy base that perfectly complements the creamy soft filling. Enjoy while fresh from the oven with a crisp green salad for lunch or a light dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Base:
  • 100g flour
  • 100g butter
  • 100g cheddar, finely grated
  • Filling:
  • 100g Feta/12 mushrooms, sliced
  • 12 baby tomatoes, halved
  • 100g fat free bacon
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 ml cream
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Finely chopped parsley

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 180*C
  2. Blend all the ingredients for the base in a mixer on medium speed until it forms a big ball.
  3. Break the dough into pieces and gently press it into a round quiche pan. Spread the dough evenly with your knuckles, making sure there are no holes.
  4. Fry the bacon and mushrooms and add the tomatoes last. When done place it in the tart shell. Be sure to spread the ingredients evenly.
  5. Mix together all the eggs and cream until smooth. Add salt and pepper and pour into tart base.
  6. Sprinkle a little parsley over the top and place in oven for 30-40 min until golden brown.
  7. Remove and let set for a few minutes before slicing to serve.
  8. Enjoy!

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