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Phillippa's Easter Biscuits

Phillippa's Easter Biscuits

A sablé-style biscuit with aromatic lemon and tangy currants. Ingredients 140g salted butter 115g caster sugar 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 2 egg yolks 225g plain flour 35g currants Pinch mixed spice or cinnamon Glaze: 1 egg white, whisked lightly; Caster sugar or raw sugar. Method Have all ingredients at room temperature; cream butter, sugar, zest and yolks together. Mix in remaining ingredients but do not over mix. Form into a ball and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Heat oven to 190c/170c fan. Sprinkle bench with a little flour, roll out dough to 4-5 mm thick; cut into circles about...

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Grandad's Pikelets

Grandad's Pikelets

This recipe is a treasured inheritance, as Grandad’s pikelets were simply the best. He insisted that the eggs had to be at room temperature and they must be beaten with the sugar to form a creamy, mousse-like mixture. His favourite way to serve hot pikelets was with butter and strawberry jam. We sometimes make a double batch on rainy Sunday afternoons and enjoy them covered in butter and a dusting of icing sugar. The rest we pack into lunchboxes on Monday. Ingredients (makes 20-24) 150g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 60g caster sugar 180ml milk 30g butter, melted and slightly cooled butter, extra,...

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Picture-Perfect Pavlova Recipe

Picture-Perfect Pavlova Recipe

Phillippa's Pavlova is the ideal meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside - best topped with whipped, pure cream and seasonal fruit. Serves 10-12   Ingredients: 6 egg whites (can use frozen whites) 90ml cold water 470g caster sugar 2 tsp pure/natural Vanilla essence 2 tsp white vinegar 2 tbsp. corn flour  Method: Turn oven to 150c, 140c fan, with rack in the centre. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry in a scrupulously clean and dry glass or stainless-steel bowl. Whisk in the caster sugar a third at a time. Depending on the speed of your...

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Phillippa's 2019 Christmas in the Media

Phillippa's 2019 Christmas in the Media

We are always thrilled to be interviewed and mentioned in the media. Here's a snapshot of the coverage we've received this Christmas, including a segment on Studio 10 with Phillippa. See full article by Callan Boys - Christmas kit homes: Gingerbread house roadtest View the Minimax Magazine - December 2019  Country Style - December 2019 Issue   From Melbourne's favourite bakery, Phillippa's, comes this easy [Christmas mince pie ice cream] recipe that's perfect for those hot summer days during Christmas. (2 Dec. 2019) "Excellent Christmas Range" on Urban List's The Feed - The Melbourne Food News You Need to Know (6 Dec....

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