Happy Birthday, Dad | Hazelnut Espresso Cake with Hazelnut Praline

A week ago, my dad turned 56 and this is the cake I made for his birthday.

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Summer’s Finest | Peach Almond Yoghurt Cake

To many, summer is their favourite season because it means sunshine until 9pm, warm sticky days, sunbaking on the beach and lazy afternoons drinking beer with friends. These are the same exact reasons I love summer too but the main (and kind of pathetic) reason why I love it is because peaches are in season!!

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Big Kid At Heart | Jam Pop Tarts

I had the biggest sweet tooth as a kid. I’d sneak as many lollies and sweets as I could and was a huge chocoholic. I still have a penchant for all things sugar, especially at breakfast time.

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Before I Kick It | Peanut Butter Chocolate Blondies

You know the list where you write down everything you want to do before you die? The Bucket List… yes that one. I am currently composing my very own right now. I think we always have things we want to do or places we want to see in the back of our minds, but who actually writes it down? I seriously want to have a physical written list and be able to cross them out, one by one, as each gets fulfilled (knowing me though, I’d probably lose the list and I’ll most likely use an online list like Evernote instead to keep track of all my pre-death wishes*).

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Sweet Travels | Fruit Crumble

Holiday. Vacation. Getaway. Whatever you want to call it, that’s what I have recently just come home from. I spent four weeks in the United States and it was just wonderful. It was so nice to travel, to catch up with old friends, have a break from work and simply escaping the daily grind of normality. Although I was in the US for a whole month, I only visited two cities, San Francisco and New York City (the best two cities in the States, in my opinion!)

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