Recipes by Li

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Custard Powder Cookies

Custard Powder Cookies by Li

I wasn't going to bake anything for Easter this year because this month has already been pretty full of sweet things. Except, well, I can't quite pass up an opportunity to bake on a long weekend. So here are some last minute cookies to sweeten up your Easter holiday!Strictly speaking these aren't really specifically for Easter. But…

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A Tasmanian Holiday + Oat Shortbread with Chocolate Drizzle and Sea Salt

A Tasmanian Holiday + Oat Shortbread with Chocolate Drizzle and Sea Salt by Li

Get ready for a mega-long post.This week, I've been in Tasmania. Family trip #I've-completely-lost-count. Hobart, Swansea and Launceston. Because I now have a blog as an outlet for my ramblings with which I can do whatever I like, I thought I would…

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Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Cake by Li

Red Wine Chocolate CakeLet's talk cake. Of the chocolate variety, since there hasn't been one on this site yet and it's been over a month and that is just crazy.Exams are over. Yes. After a hellish week of sleep deprivation, countless midnight instant coffees and the overwhelming desire to start a bonfire with my textbooks, I've…

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread by Li

I love quick breads. Most markedly because of the pointed word quick. I love that you can whisk together the dry ingredients in a bowl, mash around the wet ingredients in another, combine them, dump the whole lot in a loaf tin and you're good to go. Like muffins, but even lazier.For me, banana bread is like the queen of the quick…

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Oats 'N Honey Bars

Oats 'N Honey Bars by Li

Here's something I've observed in the past week: there has been a sudden new found popularity of scooters.Yes, scooters. The last time I remember riding one was when I was in year 5. And now, all of a sudden, I see adults and kids alike rolling away on their scooters down the street. I can't decide whether it's the businessman I saw…

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Spiced Apple Carrot Muffins + UnDiet Book Review and Giveaway!

Spiced Apple Carrot Muffins + UnDiet Book Review and Giveaway! by Li

I have two exciting things to share with you today: firstly, here is Words and Cake's first giveaway! I have one brand new copy of Meghan's book, UnDiet, to give free to a lucky reader. Yes, FREE.Secondly, and far more importantly, let me introduce you…

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Chinese New Year Assorted Cookie Boxes

Chinese New Year Assorted Cookie Boxes by Li

Happy Chinese New Year!Which is... tomorrow. Ah. I meant to publish this a lot earlier so that people could have a chance to try some recipes if they wanted. As usual, my sense of timing is warped. But better late than never, eh?CNY is a week of family meals and visits, gift-giving and money-receiving. Cookies are abundant. The ones…

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Orange White Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Orange White Chocolate Spritz Cookies by Li

I know what you're thinking. Why are you posting a cookie recipe five days after Christmas?! I know most of you are all cookie-d out, but cookies seem to be all I've got at the moment. Lots and lots of cookies coming at you in the very near future.But these ones aren't just good for Christmas - and to be honest, they were made a…

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Sweet Overload

Sweet Overload by Li

I'm off to Tasmania in a couple of days, which means I'm going to disappear from this blog for a week or so. Not to worry, though, I've had a rather full sweet-filled weekend, so here comes an overload!First off, these chocolate sprinkle spoons, which I took along with me to visit some relatives with little kids - possibly my…

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Carrot Poppy Seed Muffins with Orange Glaze

Carrot Poppy Seed Muffins with Orange Glaze by Li

My family's been on a new found health kick.You know those nutritional facts on every boxed processed food you get at the supermarket? Every single one of those has been torn apart and deeply analyzed this past week. Monounsaturated fat, saturated fat, trans fat - yes I can indeed now tell you the difference between these, although…

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