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Peaches and Custard Cake
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Peaches and Custard Cake

This is another idea I nicked off the Bite.co.nz website. I used peaches instead of apricots due to having some over ripe ones on hand, and our vanilla mix instead of the dry ingredients. I had no idea on how this would turn out as you add custard to the cake before you cook it…..it...

Apricot and Spice Cake
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Apricot and Spice Cake

Thank you VIVA for this delicious cake inspiration. The smells when this is baking is mouth watering. You could probably do this with any stone fruit you have. I have baked it two ways, one with dairy and one without. I found using a dark coloured sugar made the sauce and cake a lot browner...

Lemon and yoghurt cake
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Lemon and yoghurt cake

Instructions Preheat the oven to 175˚C (155 fan). Spray an 8-inch/20cm round cake pan with baking spray, rub inside surface of pan with a paper towel to cover evenly with the spray. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper and spray parchment paper lightly. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt and eggs,...

Louise Cake
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Louise Cake

All time kiwi favourite and one of my earliest favourite cakes to bake as a teenager. Using our vanilla mix, and a raspberry chia jam with a meringue topping. Instructions Preheat oven to 180°C Base Mix the base ingredients together and squish into a lined slice tin. Bake for 10 minutes then remove from the...

Chocolate raspberry brownie cake
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Chocolate raspberry brownie cake

I nicked this idea out of the Gourmet Traveller (great mag) and adapted it to fit my mix. It’s perfect for Easter or anytime you want a hit of rich gorgeous chocolate tart/brownie/cake, I can’t quite decide what it is. I have kept it simple, you can’t really stuff it up. Little baking ability required,...

Pistachio and Orange Loaf
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Pistachio and Orange Loaf

This little beauty made my house smell amazing whilst in the oven. Hope you enjoy my paleo version of The Caker’s Pistachio Loaf. Jump over here to grab your Vanilla Baking Mix Instructions 1. Heat oven to 160C and line a 22cm x 12cm (approx) loaf tin with baking paper. 2. Cream the butter/oil and...

German Chocolate Layer Cake
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German Chocolate Layer Cake

Instructions Combine 1 ½ cups sugar, ¾ cup butter/oil, 1 ½ tsp. vanilla, 4 egg yolks, and coconut milk in a pan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer; cook until thick, approx 12 minutes. Strain through a sieve into a bowl; stir in pecans and coconut; chill icing until firm. Heat oven to 350°...

Raspberry Chia Coconut Baked Vanilla Cake
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Raspberry Chia Coconut Baked Vanilla Cake

I normally put frozen raspberries inside my vanilla mix but this time I wanted to see how it worked on top. Pretty darn good by the taste of it! Instructions 1. Heat oven to 180C (350F) 2. Mix cake as per instructions on box (basically throw everything into a bowl and mix well) 3. Line...

Carrot Cake
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Carrot Cake

Carrot cake appears to be one of the most popular cakes out there. As I’m not a huge cream cheese fan, and the thought of putting vegetables in my cakes has always struck me as odd, I haven’t really made them before. BUT I tested this one many times on carrot cake loving blokes (house...