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Super Quick, Super Delicious White Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins

These muffins are first and foremost, SO delicious. But second to that, they are so easy to cook – prep time is genuinely under 5 minutes unless you are seriously challenged when it comes to baking. Please note, they only make about 8 decent sized servings, so if you’re planning to bake for your a group I would double the recipe. So here you go… Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups self raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 200g white chocolate, roughly chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup milk 100g butter, melted 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries Method: Preheat oven to 180 degree (fan forced, slightly higher if not). Line an 8-cup muffin pan with large paper muffin cases. Sift flour into a large mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar and chopped chocolate. Whisk together egg, sour cream, milk and melted butter. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just combined (make sure you don’t go over the top with the mixing or they won’t be fluffy!). Gently fold in …

The Chewiest Choc-Chip Cookies Goin’ Round

I used to make these cookies far too often. Now, they’re a serious treat. These are always my go-to choc-chip cookies because they are amazingly soft, chewy and moist (yes I know you’re cringing at me using the word moist but it IS the best adjective in baking speak). I’m not one to share my top secret recipes, but I’m feeling extra generous, so here’s both the best AND the easiest choc-chip cookie recipe you’ll find. Oh and yes, the dough is to die for and I generally eat half the mixture before it goes in the oven.    Ingredients Checklist: 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup butter (softened) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 tablespoon golden syrup (the key to chewy cookie success!) Choc chips (any kind, I usually like to use a mix of white and milk) Macadamia nuts, chopped (optional) Method: Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius (150 degrees Celsius for fan forced). In a food processor, beat butter, sugar and vanilla essence until fluffy. Add flour and …