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5 Fun and Easy Easter Treats

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There is more to easter than chocolate bunnies and chocolate eggs! Once you have tasted these Easter goodies, you will be wishing Easter came more than once a year. And the best thing for Mum, they are easy to make, and still taste (and look) amazing.   1. Nested Easter Egg Cupcakes These are the cutest cupcakes we have seen. The best bit is they are easy to make and taste delicious. Get the recipe here from Baker's Royale.   2. Creme Egg Rocky Road   A Easter twist on an old favourite. Who can pass on Rocky Road particularly...

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Tim Tam Cake Pops

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  These have got to be the easiest Cake Pops I have ever tried...and by far the yummiest!  The best thing about them is they are super easy and they only use 2 ingredients. I serve these treats at all my parties because they are always one of the first things to go! I use the recipe from Bonnie Bakes and then decorate them to suit my theme. You can get the recipe here. To save time (and fiddling around), I often just melt some white chocolate and dip the top of the cake pops into it. Then I dip each cake...

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How much should you spend on a kids birthday present?

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Eek...not another party?! As your kids get older it seems the amount of parties they get invited to gets dis-proportionately higher. The more kids you have the more you will feel like a taxi driver dropping kids from party to party. Not only do you have to consider logistics and time management, there is also the critical question on how much you should spend on a birthday present. How much is enough? I am learning there is definitely no right or wrong answer when it comes to this. There's just that tricky balance of keeping your present cheap and cheery, without it...

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No Bake Chocolate Caramello Balls

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  These little gems came about because I wanted to create an almond meal-based treat my entire family would enjoy.  And let me tell you, these unanimously got the thumbs up. If you don't have any almond meal you can substitute it with desiccated coconut. This recipe makes 30 balls. Ingredients: 200g block of Caramello chocolate 200g block of milk chocolate 400g condensed milk 1/2 cup of butter 1 x 250g packet of plain biscuits (milk arrowroot) 1/2 cup of almond meal Milo to cover (optional) Makes 30 balls Method:   Line a tray with baking paper. Crush the biscuits (see image 1)...

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Super Easy Sausage Rolls

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   Organising a party can be time consuming and stressful. I always try to simplify things, and that extends to preparing the food for the party table. These mini sausage rolls are bit sized and easily managed by kids, and are so simple to make. Best bit is they are tasty and a great savoury addition to a party table to balance out the sweets! Ingredients: 8 cocktail sausages 2 sheets of puff pastry 1 egg, lightly beaten Sesame seeds (optional) Tomato sauce (to serve) Makes 16 mini sausage rolls Method: Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celcius. Line a baking tray with baking...

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