It’s easy to get into a baking rut when you’ve got lunch boxes and hungry after-school tummies to fill five days a week, so during the school holidays it can be fun to try other things.
Get the kids involved with putting together this decadent nutty caramel slice or cutting the delicate shortbreads, while you save the grown-up and chick aromatic scones for yourself.
Cinnamon and Cardamom Scones with Rosewater Glaze
These wonderful, fragrant scones are extra special served with whipped honey butter, made by beating softened butter with a little liquid honey and vanilla extract to taste.
Orange and almond shortbread hearts
Bake a batch of these delicate, melt-in your-mouth biscuits for afternoon tea.
Peanut brownie caramel slice
A crunchy peanut brownie biscuit base topped with a thick layer of rich caramel makes for a decadent treat.