Baking ideas for every Mum

April 07, 2020 By Southpoint Tuggeranong

Baking ideas for every Mum

With the house being fuller than ever, we can almost guarantee you are trying to think of snacks for nearly every hour of the day. We have complied 3 of our favourite at home baking snacks that are easy to make and will be loved by everyone.

This recipe is for the ‘just want to use what we have in our cupboard’ Mum

Banana Chia Biscuits

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You’ll need:
    1 ripe banana, mashed
    1 egg
    1 tbs golden syrup
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 tbs canola oil
    1/2 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
    1 cup rolled oats
    1/4 cup sultanas
    1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
    3 tbs black chia seeds
Method Preheat oven to 180C Mash banana then mix in egg, golden syrup, vanilla and oil Add flour, rolled oats, sultanas, walnuts and chia seeds Stir until all ingredients are well combined Drop tablespoonfuls of mixture onto oven tray lined with baking paper and flatten slightly with a fork Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until golden brown Get the full recipe here.

For the ‘I need to trick my kids into eating more veggies’ Mum

Sweet Potato and Zucchini Slice

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You’ll need:
    5 eggs
    1/2 cup olive oil
    1 pinch pepper
    1 cup sweet potato, grated
    1 cup zucchini, grated
    1 cup spring onions, chopped
    1 cup self-raising flour
    1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
Method: Whisk eggs, oil and pepper in a large bowl Add prepared vegetables and coat well in egg mixture. Stir in flour Place in a lined slice tin or large muffin tray Sprinkle with a little grated parmesan cheese. Bake at 180C or until golden. Get the full recipe here.

For the ‘vegan sweet tooth’ Mum

Moist Chocolate Cake

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You’ll need:
    1 ½ cup + 2 tablespoons (200 grams) all-purpose flour, sifted
    1 cup granulated sugar
    ⅔ cup + 1 tablespoon (75 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder sifted
    4 teaspoons (16 grams) baking powder
    1 ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons (450 ml) soy milk or milk of choice
    2½ tablespoons (35 grams) vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    powdered sugar for dusting
Method: Preheat the oven to 160C In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder and baking powder In a separate bowl, whisk the milk, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined. Don't over-mix! Pour the batter into a greased and floured 22cm pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool the moist chocolate cake on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar before serving. Get the full recipe here.