How to make Sweet Lemon Fingers

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Recipe from the BBC Australian Good Food Magazine, July 2009 With thanks! This was a big hit today. Yummo! Ingredients: 200 gram butter 200 gram caster sugar 4 eggs 100 grams polenta 150 grams self raising flour grated rind of 3 lemons 75 grams lemon curd The polenta is the secret ingredient. It colours the batter into this magnificent golden…

How to make Flo Jo’s Lemon Cream Cheese Tart

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Little fingers just couldn’t resist! This was the ‘adult’ treat at Ned’s birthday party. Easy and yummo! The recipe is from my favourite cook book, Lady Flo Jo Bjelke-Petersen’s Classic Country Collection, available in any good op shop if you are lucky!   This is a book full of good old classics- stuff we grew up on. It is not…

How to make Apple and Date Slice

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A firm favourite this week. Base:   1 cup wholemeal plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon all spice 125 gram butter, melted 1 cup rolled oats 3 tablespoons honey 2 egg yolks Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until they combine, then press into a deep flan tray. Filling: 250 gram dates, finely chopped 1 tin cooking…

How to make a Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart, perfect for Valentine’s Day

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Don’t these just look delicious?? And they really are as yummy as they look! And super easy too!! Why not make one of these for your Valentine?? Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart Dough: (Makes enough for two large tarts) 550 gram flour 40 gram icing sugar 375 gram butter  (Cold butter, cut into cubes, is what you normally use when making…