12 delicious boredom-busting baking ideas
Maybe you’ve watched The Great British Bake Off one too many times. Maybe you just need some sugar. Whatever the reason, it’s time to bake.
Compiled by: Cari Johnson
Kristina Jensen’s gooey upside down feijoa caramel cake is the autumn cake you’ve been waiting for.
A medley of white, milk and dark chocolate make these cookies are a triple threat.
This flavour-packed loaf makes the perfect afternoon snack with a cup of tea.
This classic biscuit is taken up a notch with crunchy hokey pokey.
A great hit with teenagers (‘cos it’s got booze in it), you can double the mixture no sweat and make a great big cake for all their mates to share.
Everyone knows carrot cake is just a vehicle for cream cheese frosting.
Bernadette Gee’s cookbook Magnolia Kitchen is an internet sensation. These chewy delights were named after Bernadette’s one-and-only light-of-her-life daughter Charlotte.
For when you need something chewy and gooey, stat.
A Moroccan spin on the classic coffee cake. It’s moist and airy with a hint of coconut flavour.
This airy dessert is part pavlova and part cake – the best of both worlds.
Give the kids a go at decorating and no two biscuits will look the same.
This classic crowd-pleaser is all about the harmony between warm spices and granny smiths.
WANT MORE BAKING IDEAS?
- Try making a sourdough starter.
- Bake the ultimate chocolate swirl cheesecake.
- Master Peta Mathias’ vegetarian-friendly tarte tatin.
- Make the most addicting cheese puffs with old sandwich bread.
- Bake the cutest little pumpkin cupcakes (with cream-cheese frosting).
- Learn how to dehydrate fresh strawberries in the oven.
- Discover how to make the best cheesy vegetable scones.