Magic Strawberry Rhubarb Pie // The Sugar Hit

Magic Strawberry Rhubarb Pie


This Magic Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is crisp, bubbling, sweet, tart, and mysterious. Strawberries and rhubarb combine; one bubblegum-sweet and the other tooth-achingly sharp, along with a pinch and a splosh and a dusting of a few other secret ingredients, to…

Better than IKEA Cinnamon Buns! // The Sugar Hit

Better than IKEA Cinnamon Buns


Just a simple, super-tender sweet bread dough, swirled with Christmas-scented cinnamon and baked into a perfectly airy and rich cinnamon bun. No sticky goo. No coffee/maple/Nutella/chocolate chips. Just a damn good, no-nonsense, never-need-another-recipe cinnamon bun. Click here to go straight…

Maple Macadamia Blondies // The Sugar Hit

Maple Macadamia Blondies


Imagine a giant, thick, chewy chocolate chip cookie, studded with macadamia nuts and scented with smoky-sweet maple syrup. Then cut that cookie into squares, some with a crispy edge, others all goo, and whatever you’re imagining? That is what you…

Little Lemon Almond Honey Ricotta Cakes // The Sugar Hit

Little Lemon Almond Honey Cakes


  I mean, are these cakes cute or what? Dense, buttery little lemon-almond cakes, topped with thick whipped ricotta, and a drizzle of light, floral honey. They’re kind of perfect, whether you’re here in the southern hemisphere (citrus is just…

Black Forest Brownie Bites // The Sugar Hit

Black Forest Brownie Bites


  How good are Mums? I’ve had a real jerk of a cold absolutely destroy me over the past 24 hours, and so of course I got on the phone to my Mum for sympathy and attention, because I’m an…

5 Minute Cheat's Ricotta Cannolis! // The Sugar Hit

5 Minute Cheat’s Ricotta Cannoli!


  There is no bad kind of cannoli. Even the worst possible iteration – the soggy cannoli – is still pretty damn delicious. Because the heart and soul of the cannoli is the filling. There’s your classic ricotta cream, the…

The Perfect Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake // The Sugar Hit

The Perfect Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake


  I teased this recipe earlier in the week when I celebrated my 500th post on Monday! But now, here it is, the ultimate in chocolate cake technology. This is the Perfect Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake. I couldn’t improve it if…

Double Time Cherry Danish // The Sugar Hit

Double Time Cherry Danish


  Danishes really hit me where I live. Like Andy Dwyer, butter is maybe my favourite food. So those flaky-crispy layers of buttery croissant-like dough are my kryptonite. Actually, to continue the Superman analogy, I like to think of them…

Kartoffelpuffer // The Sugar Hit

Kartoffelpuffer [Street Food Friday]


  Friday should surely be officially designated fried potatoes day. What possible day of the week could be better on which to eat a crisp, salted, ever-so-slightly greasy fried potato? And on the streets of Germany, at their food markets,…