happiness is..

* metallic garland, miffy, banilla sandwich cookies, star garland


the other top shop

* i was lucky enough to have four sunshine filled days with two special friends in byron bay recently, one of my favourite places in the world. the top shop became a firm favourite for delicious food, coconut milk smoothies, great coffee and the friendly, local atmosphere. i highly recommend a visit or two or three… x

images via sweetbirdyouth, commonground and samanthagowing

coconut & raspberry slice

a little messy, a lot of tasty


90g butter
1/2 cup castor sugar
1 egg
1/3 cup self raising flour
2/3 cup plain flour
1/2 cup raspberry jam

and for the topping:
2 eggs
1/3 cup castor sugar
2 cups coconut

to make slice:
Preheat oven to 180 and grease a shallow baking tin. Cream butter, sugar and eggs together. Stir in flour and press evenly into tin. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Remove and spread with jam, then topping. Bake for a further 35 minutes.

to make topping:
Beat eggs lightly & mix in sugar and coconut.

enjoy! x

*recipe thanks to The Country Show Cookbook, New Holland Publishers 2010