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Nothing says Australia Day like Lamingtons!

Australia Day to be means a hot summer day, sausages on the barby and a traditional jam filled sponge square dipped in chocolate icing and tossed in coconut cake... of course! A lamington!!    Well this year I have changed it up a little bit by turning my favorite flavoured cake.. yes you all probably know if it by now.. Red Velvet!! Into a lamington! Yes this has been one of the best creations I think I have come up with so far in the way of using my red velvet cake recipe.  So I wanted to say a big Happy Australia Day to all of you Auzzies and also people from a far! You can celebrate the day by...

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You can now enjoy Baking with Mon!

Hi Everyone! I have some super exciting news!! You can now enjoy baking with me as I have just started my very own YouTube channel. I love sharing my tips, tricks and recipes with you through blogs and will now be able to give you a visual demonstration on how to make cupcakes, macarons, biscuits, slices and much much more! Please support me through subscribing to my channel. I will be posting 1 video per week with guest bakers, different techniques and recipes for all my goodies! I would also love to hear from you if you have anything in particular you would like to learn. Just send me an email or comment on my videos! YouTubehttps://youtu.be/9dOGSoJ-WLs Happy baking everyone!...

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Sharing my passion for all things cake!

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to share my happiness with you all regarding my classes that I have been teaching lately. Over the last couple of weeks I have taught a Macaron Class and yesterday I was teaching how to decorate Christmas cookies! Sharing my passion for all things cake and cookies with the public has been such a fun and rewarding experience. I have loved every minute, from organising how I am going to run my class, to preparing a high tea style lunch to sharing my knowledge it has been great!   I was so proud of the ladies who attended my Macaron class. Their macarons came out perfect with a smooth crisp shell, chewy on the inside...

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Christmas Cookie Class - 20th Nov

Hi Everyone! I have decided to change my beginners cookie class on the 20th of November to a Christmas Cookie class. This class is suitable for beginners as well but I thought you might like to start your Christmas cookie gifts early so you have some time to practice and make lots of goodies for your friends and family.  About the class:Recommended for those with no little or no experience with baking and decorating royal icing cookies.At the end of this short class you will have the skills and knowledge on how to to bake the perfect cookie and beautifully decorate your own cookies with royal icing.Baking techniques – how to achieve that perfect cookie!Demonstration of making royal icingIntroduction to...

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Learn how to make beautiful Macarons - 6th Nov

Join me and learn how to make beautiful french Macarons on the 6th of November!Macarons are a delicious and light French delicacy. In this class you will learn how to create and perfect the Macaron shell, to then expand your skills by experimenting and producing a range of decadently flavoured fillings and presentation styles. This class will cover: - Key components to successful macaron creation - Function of ingredients and importance of measures- Piping - Ganache, buttercream and flavoured filling techniques - Garnish to finish off your macaron You will take home a box of your Macarons as well as my recipe which will assist you in making the perfect Macaron each time! Duration: 4 Hours - 10 - 2pmTotal $180

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