Tag Archives: caramel

Salted caramel waffles with caramel sauce

13 Oct

 

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I don’t know how I lived so long without a waffle maker! My lovely husband gave me one a few months ago as a gift and I love playing with recipe ideas and baking up yummy treats. Continue reading

Dulce de leche chocolate cake

1 May

dulce de leche chocolate cake - The Hungry Mum

I am in love with dulce de leche! This golden, spreadable caramel sauce is made by slowly heating sweetened condensed milk over a long period. Once you have some in your possession you will want to add it to everything you bake – or it straight from the jar. Or both. Continue reading

Caramel baked doughnut recipe

3 Feb

Caramel baked doughnuts - The Hungry Mum

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who very much looked forward to the annual show held in her town.

The show took part in a park just footsteps from the little girl’s home and as the big day approached – it was always at the end of November – she watched in excitement as the show took shape.

One of her favourite stalls was run by the local boy scouts, who made and sold hot doughnuts. In today’s overly cautious world it is hard to imagine a group of rambunctious boys and a huge pot of boiling oil, but back then it was fine. Continue reading

Caramel almond squares

10 Sep

Caramel almond squares The Hungry Mum

Our friends Brett and Sarah recently had a baby and I was busting to meet her. My immune system, however, had other ideas and decided to deal me a large helping of Evil Flu. Continue reading

Whisky salted caramel pecan pie squares

23 Apr

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The saying ‘better than sex’ is thrown around a lot in relation to certain foods. This pie – served as squares – with the addition of whiskey caramel sauce, may not be better than sex but it sure is up there with some of the best PG-rated times you’ll ever have.  Continue reading

Donna Hay salted caramel brownies

23 Feb

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So simple. So quick. So very moreish and delicious. This bake ticks all the boxes and then some. I know the hip kids moved on from salted caramel a while ago (overkill and all that) but in my world whenever I present salted caramel anything the reaction is always the same – people falling over themselves to ensure they don’t miss out. Continue reading

Toffee apple cake

19 Feb

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Apples, eh? Something that looks shiny and crisp at the markets can turn out to be a fraud when bitten into. Soft. Floury. Bruised. That was our experience after being swindled at a farmer’s market recently. Before I continue let me say that I adore farmer’s markets and the farmers that produce our food. I have no idea how fraudulent apple man managed to get a stand at these popular markets but he did. Money was exchanged. Apples were bought. Disappointment on one side of this transaction ensued.

So there we were – a fruit bowl full of dud apples that Misses 7 and 9 kept boomeranging back from school each day.

If you are a follower of this blog or know me in the real world you would know that my instant reaction was to turn these fraudulent apples into a cake. Continue reading