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Living In: Whitianga, Waikato, New Zealand
Member Since: Feb. 2006
Cooking Level: Intermediate
Cooking Interests: Baking
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you can't fail chocolate cupcakes
About this Cook
A mother of 3 children,oops forgot one more my husband. Work at local continuing care unit, which looks after eldlery people with wide range of disabilites dementia,etc.
My favorite things to cook
Cooking for my family, cheesecakes, biscuits, cakes
My cooking triumphs
When I cooked at local cafe made pineapple passionfruit cheesecake and had people come from our nearest city which is Auckland (3 and half hours drive away) just to eat my cheesecake!
My cooking tragedies
when i was 13 learning to cook made pavlova our tradtional dessert it is supposed be high and fluffy, but mine was so flat like a frisbee, so my sister and i played with outside before giving it to the birds
Recipe Reviews 19 reviews
Sam's Famous Carrot Cake
Have now made this carrot cake about 4 times now its the best carrot cake I have ever eaten in my life!! My husband and kids love it, only thing i dont add to it is coconut and raisins not a fan of them. Just beautiful cake to eat!!

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Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2011
Apple Pie Filling
nice and easy recipe, the sauce tastes lovely, next time will add less water like other reviewers suggested.Looking forward to homemade apple pies and apple crumble this winter. this one is for keeps in my recipe collection just made apple crumble with the filling the i had freezed down omigod it is the best apple pie filling i've eaten.

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Reviewed On: Feb. 18, 2009
Fudge Puddles
made them yesterday there is only five left kids love them, they are sharing them with friends at school. so they are a hit in our family

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Reviewed On: Jun. 23, 2008
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