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Tomato Sauce Chocolate Cake

Monday, June 17, 2019

I turned 36 today and wanted to celebrate by baking something quirky. When I was much, much younger, the ads for All Gold Tomato Sauce claimed there were 36 tomatoes crammed into each bottle of their sauces. I don't know how true that is for their current product but I was going for a more nostalgic ...

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WBD 2019: Chocolate & Coffee Shortbread Sandwiches with Stork Bake

Friday, May 17, 2019

My late maternal grandfather had the habit of clipping out articles of interest from newspapers and magazines to pass on to family. He would also scribble down bits of trivia he picked up from TV and radio onto the scraps of cigarette-box cardboard he kept in his pockets. I inherited the practice in my own ...

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Coconut and Mango Wafer Cookies

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

I adjusted an easy recipe for wafer cookies from the Stork Bake recipe site to include desiccated coconut and mango essence. They turned out crisp with just hints of tropical flavour, like a lovely whisper of summer. Coconut and Mango Wafer Cookies (adjusted from ½ cup (125 ml) Stork Bake 1 cup (250 ml) castor sugar ...

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Naartjie and Vanilla Cupcakes for World Baking Day

Thursday, May 17, 2018

I am so honoured to partner up with Stork Bake again this year to bring you my best bakes. In celebration of World Baking Day, I came up with these naartjie and vanilla cupcakes. If you don't have naartjies available, create a dried powder from the rind of your favourite sweet citrus. Photography: Hein van Tonder Naartjie and Vanilla ...

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Foodgrams: Single-serving Microwave Cookies

Thursday, September 7, 2017

  View this post on Instagram   My spirit animal is Cookie Monster, so I don't often bake up batches of biscuits to keep at home. #MustEatThemAll I found a recipe for single-serving microwave cookies and adjusted it to use ready-made muffin mix. For two cookies; melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, add four tablespoons muffin mix (any ...

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Stork Bake Instagram Takeover (with recipes)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

A few months ago I was afforded the wonderful opportunity to work with the Stork Bake team on their Instagram account. Hi Stork fam, it's Stork Baker @saaleha_b here. I will be taking over this account for the next three days to bring you baking hacks, treats and lots of sweet vibes. Today I'm going to ...

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