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Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve tried a few recipes for gluten-free cupcakes but I keep going back to this one. Vanilla Cupcakes Adapted from: 500 Cupcakes edited by Fergal Connolly Ingredients 225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened 225g/8oz caster sugar 225g/8oz gluten-free self-raising flour mix (I like Orgran Gluten-Free Self-Raising … Continue reading


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Girls’ Night In 2012

Yesterday I hosted my seventh annual Girls’ Night In, at my grandmother’s house, in the afternoon. So it wasn’t quite a night in, but the idea was the same. Get the family together and stay in rather than go out; wear … Continue reading


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Gluten-free Caramel Slice

Caramel slice reminds me of two things – the 80s and my mum. Did everyone’s mum make caramel slice in the 80s? It sure seemed like it. I don’t really remember for sure if my mum made it regularly but each … Continue reading


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Girls’ Night In 2011

My sixth annual Girls Night In was actually an afternoon in this year. The idea is to stay in and donate the money you would have spent on a night out towards the fight against women’s cancers. It’s a cause close to … Continue reading


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Gluten-Free Cupcakes

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate. I made these last weekend as we now have two family members diagnosed as non-Celiac gluten intolerant. I’ll update with the recipe once I get a review on them from the non-gluten eaters. (No, … Continue reading


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Semi-Vegan Gluten-Free Coconut Cupcakes

For this year’s Girls Night In, we had vegan coconut cupcakes with buttercream frosting and I also made a gluten-free version. The gf version was a wee bit dry, but I’m sure some tweaking of the recipe will sort that … Continue reading


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Flourless Chocolate Cakes

Delicious! I spent Sunday arvo working out with Jillian Michaels while these cakes by Donna Hay were in the oven. I ate one warm with low-fat ice cream while reading an article about curves being back in fashion. That’s how I … Continue reading

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Cupcakes gone wrong

Update: I think the problem of the not-right cupcakes was that I was overfilling the cupcake patties. Dilemma solved! Yes, sometimes baking goes wrong in Katie’s Kitchen. Sometimes, for reasons unknown! My mission was to make gluten-free cupcakes and regular … Continue reading

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Carrot Cupcakes – update

When I made these carrot cakes I put some in the freezer, wrapped in cling-wrap. They defrosted well, some I left out and others I defrosted in the microwave. They still tasted fresh and delicious. The cupcakes are very yummy … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Vanilla Cupcakes

I really wasn’t happy with the chocolate cupcakes I recently baked for Leonie so I went back to my basic vanilla cupcake recipe. I used gluten-free self-raising flour. The cupcakes have quite a round top, filling the patty cases somewhere … Continue reading


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