Sweet Treats

Strawberry Cheesecake Balls

Getting ready for the first week of back to school, and we got the food processor out for a sweet lunch box treat.  Best of all its healthy, pink and a serve of dairy! Tick tick tick!

Miss Fox, 8 years picked this herself to make the day before the first day of school.  She has alot of fun making these little cuties.  We obtained the recipe from Kylie over at https://kidgredients.com.au/4-ingredient-strawberry-cheesecake-bliss-balls/

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Strawberry Cheesecake Balls

Ingredients
1 punnet (250g) Punnet of Strawberries
1 block (250g) Cream Cheese (works best if not too cold)
1/2 Cup Desicated Coconut
1 tsp Lemon Zest
1 tsp Maple Syrup

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Method
1. Place the cream cheese, strawberries (hulled), lemon zest and coconut into the food processor.
2. Pulse (only) until all ingredients are fully combined and the mix is thick and pink.
3. Over mixing will cause it to be runny and will not make balls.
4. Remove the mix from the food processor.
5. Fill a bowl with a cup of decsicated coconut (for rolling).
6. Then place each ball gently onto a plate.
7.Continue until all the mix is in balls.
8. Put th eplate or container of CheesecakeBalls into the fridge to set for a couple of hours or overnight.
Mix made 20-25 balls.
Keeps safely in airtight container for 3-5 days.
Suitable to freeze.
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Sweet Treats

Super Healthy Brownies

Hello all, this is our new Mummy Daughter Food Blog, welcome to Fox Who Cooks.
I am Traci (Mummy) and with my daughter Miss M, we hope to take you with us on a fabulous journey of our passion for all things baking and cooking, we love to cook together in our kitchen.  We are big on healthy nutritional school lunches and hearty dinners as Dad works long days at the factory.

We love to make cooking fun and inclusive, my little Fox is often in the kitchen apron adorned.  She has a collection to choose from Snow White, Elsa inspired, Elephants, Pastel, Masterchef… she is a girl on a mission with her recipe journal in hand and our cookbook collection!

First one up with have a delicious and healthy Brownie recipe we made today, with a secret ingredient of 2 zucchinis, you get a sweet treat and a serve of veggie all in one!

Let’s get cooking!

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Cooking

Super Healthy Brownies

2 cups Plain Flour

1/2 cup Cocoa Powder

1 1/2 tsp Bicarb Soda

1/2 tsp Salt

1/2 cup Vegetable Oil

1 cups Castor Sugar

2 tsp Vanilla Essence

1 Egg

2 Tbsp Milk 

3 Tbsp Water

2 cups Grated Zucchini (2 small zucchinis)

  1. Pre heat oven to 180′ degrees celsius.  Grease and flour your lamington or slice tin.
  2. Grate your 2 small zucchinis into a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl add your dry ingredient together, flour, cocoa powder,Super Healthy Brownies 2 bicarb soda and salt, whisk together.
  4. In a third (large) bowl place sugar, oil, vanilla
  5. and egg.  Mix together well until sugar is starting to dissolve in liquid.
  6. Next add in the bowl of dry ingredients, to the bowl of wet.  Stir together until fully combined.
  7. Add the grated zucchini into the mix, with a spatula fold through until the zucchini is fully mixed in.
  8. Finally add in the water and milk.  Fold this through well.
  9. Pour mixture into prepared lamington slice tin.
  10. Put in oven and bake for 30 minutes, check centre is cooked before removing, some ovens may vary 5 minutes.