Mini Hot Dog Rolls

These little buns are super addictive, my two boys each had 4 at a go, before they called it a day. Try to get better hot dogs, I used mozzarella and tomato hot dogs for these. The dough is based on Killer Toast Recipe, easy and quick. Recipe (makes about 19-20) 260g bread flour 180g…

Purple Sweet Potato Choc Chips Buns

I was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful Colour. The purple potato didn’t turn blue even though I forgot to add lemon juice, maybe the yeast created an acidic environment? Recipe 80g purple sweet potato puree. 240g bread flour 130 ml milk 20g sugar 3/4 tsp yeast 20g butter 1/3 tsp salt 50g chocolate chips Method…

Sweet Purple Potato Coconut Chiffon

The texture of this cake is soft, moist and spongy because of the high sweet potato content, which is really good at retaining moisture (even in breads). The coconut goes awfully well with the sweet potato and the baking aroma was amazing. There is some science to the lovely purple hue when I was researching…

‘Light’ Red Velvet Cake

A birthday cake for me! You will see from the recipe this a light version of the red velvet. There isn’t a large amount of red colouring and sugar. I even read recipes that use up 2 BOTTLES of bake king red for a single cake, there’s only 1 tsp here of Wilton red gel…

Crusty Country Wholemeal Rolls

I made these for my parents. They have 0g sugar and only 2g olive oil. But they don’t lose out in flavour at all, the long starter fermentation gives it depth and the crusty and soft chewy bite makes it great for eating on its own or dipping in sauces. Before you start, note that…

Yoghurt Honey Wholemeal or White Bread

Tried a recipe with Yoghurt and honey from Princess Linda, made into this Wholemeal loaf almost 1kg dough. Super tall and fluffy and good to eat on its own. Happy to find this staple recipe as I make the whole family’s bread, and this won’t last a week. You can also make it plain if you…