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Baking Emulsions

So this week I decided I would try to make Red Velvet Cupcakes. In doing so I did some research into how to get the best authentic flavour and colour. So many recipes led me to Lorann's Baking Emulsions and what a magic discovery that has been for my baking. Baking Emulsions are water-based flavourings that don't bake out like traditional alcohol-based extracts. The added bonus is that they are gluten-free & nut-free.

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Copha

So I'm a little late to the party, but I want to talk about Copha. Copha is 99% coconut oil, gluten free, palm oil free and importantly remains stable in room temperature up to 36 degrees Celsius, perfect for hot Australia weather. When I think of copha my mind immediately goes to chocolate crackles. However, of late it was brought to my attention how great copha is in buttercream, and then I started researching and unearthed a huge array of recipes that use the ingredient. That being said here is a quick overview of some of the best recipes using copha I have found.

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Reimagining Lockdown

Today with very little notice Perth W.A was sent into a 5 day lockdown. I watched as my Facebook feed filled with negative reactions, cursing and memes. School was due to start back tomorrow and parents who were looking forward to seeing their little darlings back into the care of the teachers found themselves with…

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Things I find hard with a baby & a toddler

Being a mum with a baby and a toddler is a wonderful gift but it's not without its challenges. Lately I've been finding some routine things difficult and have often chosen to not do some things because the effort out weighs the benefit. Buying petrol This is something I have ranted about before but seriously…

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Easter Gifts that aren’t EGGS – Part 1

Although Easter eggs are traditional there is something special about receiving a Easter treat that is home-made. Plus we all get far too many eggs each year, having an alternative is unique and may very well suit the dietary needs of some of your recipients more than any bought egg. There are a few alternatives here to consider:

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Australia Day Cupcakes

With Australia Day cupcakes these cupcake flavours are sure to capture all your Australian memories in each and every mouthful. Pavlova Cupcakes Passion Fruit Pavlova Cupcakes Iced Vovo Cupcakes Raspberry Lamington Cupcakes Golden Gaytime Cupcakes Rocky road cupcakes Beach Flag Cupcakes Mint Slice Cupcakes Lamington Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream Mumma Z xxx