Lemon poppy seed cake | A Sweet Muddle

Lemon poppy seed cake

One of the most popular recipes I’ve shared with you on A Sweet Muddle so far is for a boiled chocolate cake, which just so happens to be the first cake I ever baked in my life.  This Lemon poppy seed cake which I’m sharing with you today was The Cake, which finally tempted me […]

Dorset apple cake | A Sweet Muddle

Dorset apple cake

I’ve baked a few apple cakes in my time and I have to say, I think this Dorset apple cake might just be my favourite. My sister first baked it for me about 10 years ago now when we were both living in England, using a recipe she found in her monthly subscription to UK […]

Parsley salad | A Sweet Muddle

Parsley salad

Together with the changing back of the clocks on the weekend, there has been a noticeable shift in the weather here in Sydney as the arrival of Autumn is becoming more and more evident.  We’re being greeted by cooler mornings and evenings however for the moment at least, the days still have a nice warmth […]

Hot cross buns | A Sweet Muddle

Hot Cross Buns

I hope you’ve been enjoying the Easter long weekend! I have a little Easter joke to share with you today, courtesy of my four year old niece… What do you get when you pour boiling water down a rabbit hole?  Hot.  Cross.  Bunnies. OK, so it’s corny (not to mention a little unkind to bunnies) […]

Fresh lemon & chilli spaghettini | A Sweet Muddle

Fresh lemon and chilli spaghettini

This Fresh lemon and chilli spaghettini is one of those perfect dishes for occasions when you’re craving something fresh and filling, yet find yourself with little time left in the day to step foot in the kitchen.  With only five key ingredients, this meal is simple to prepare and is ready to serve in little […]

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake for St Patrick’s Day

It’s only a couple of days now until St Patrick’s day my friends!  I’ve baked a cake for us to celebrate the occasion. Since I’m not a huge fan of green food colouring, this Chocolate Guinness Cake came to mind.  The recipe is a favourite of mine, straight from my copy of Nigella Lawson’s Feast: […]

Brown butter nectarine & plum tart | A Sweet Muddle

Brown butter nectarine and plum tart

Over the past two years I’ve moved house a total of four times.  I expect to be moving again in a month or two’s time, which I’m hoping will be the last for a good while to come!  With each move I have to confess I’ve become increasingly lazy when it comes to unpacking.  Knowing […]

Bircher muesli | A Sweet Muddle

Bircher muesli with nectarines and berries

I can pinpoint the exact moment my craving for Bircher muesli started.  It was a little over a month ago now when a friend of mine posted a picture of some delicious looking strawberry and coconut Bircher muesli (or Overnight oats as she called it) on her Instagram account.  Unfortunately my new job requires I […]

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