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Fancy Ices Ice Cream | When Science Meets Ice Cream | Review

Fancy Ices Ice Cream Review
Fancy Ices Dessert Cafe is a little hidden gem tucked away in Field Street (off Gouger Street in Adelaide). It’s the first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour in Adelaide and opened in January 2015. You’ve seen Heston Blumenthal and Masterchef use it in fancy recipes – now you can have your […]

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Christmas Tree Brownies & Reindeer Chocolate Cake

Christmas Tree Brownies
Our Play & Go friend, eleven year old Miss Sophie, made these wonderful Christmas Tree Brownies recently for a school cake stall. We thought they were amazing so asked if she would share the recipe.
We have a couple of recipes you can use to make the brownies. See them here and here.
Then the […]

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Max Brenner Chocolate Dessert Cafe Opens in Adelaide | 15 Dec 2016

[ December 15, 2016; ]
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar is opening on Rundle Street Adelaide on Thursday 15 December 2016.
To celebrate they will be having a Chocolate Breaking Ceremony at 2pm. Plus if you’re one of their first 100 guests you’ll receive a complimentary Belgian waffle.

The Rundle Street chocolate cafe (pictured below) will be the first in Adelaide and the […]

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Cinnamon Donut Recipe

Cinnamon Donut Recipe
As a child, Cinnamon Donuts were always a special treat. We would watch them being made at the local shopping centre, mesmerised as the dough plopped into the boiling oil, waiting in anticipation as the donuts got carried along the conveyor belt where they would fall into a bowl of cinnamon sugar.
This simple […]

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Kids’ Birthday Party Food & Birthday Cakes | Easy Recipes | Best Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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Scroll Ice Cream Adelaide | A Flavour Sensation | Review

Scroll ice cream is a unique ice cream experience with amazing flavours that pop in your mouth.
Inspired by Thai street vendors, Scroll use a cold plate technique – a unique method which is something we haven’t experienced before. They pride themselves in using local ingredients and the result is flavour that you can really taste.
Scroll […]

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Chocolate Brownies | Recipe

Chocolate Brownies Recipe
I have a word of advice about these brownies. Make sure you have someone to share them with!! Kids and adults alike will gobble up these tasty morsels of deliciousness very quickly.
I think most people would agree that brownies should have a little bit of crunch on the outside but should glisten and […]

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Red Cacao Chocolate Shop and Cafe | Stirling | Review April 2016

Red Cacao Chocolate Shop and Café Review
Within the quiet, leafy village of Stirling is a chocolate shop and café worthy of its status as one of the best in South Australia. It is tucked away just off the main street but has easy access to ample parking.
Marcus Booth-Remmers is the chocolatier and founder of “Red […]

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Perfect Popcorn Recipe

The Perfect Popcorn | How to make it
You’ve heard how microwave popcorn has so many additives which are not good for you. Well, we’ve recently discovered this fool-proof way of making popcorn that we just had to share so you can make it from corn kernels, and it really doesn’t take much longer than the […]

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Watermelon Shake | Ice Slushie Treat

Watermelon Shake Ice Slushie Treat
Take yourself to a tropical island holiday with two ingredients. Watermelon and ice.
This is the easiest icy slushie drink you can make in Summer which is totally refreshing, healthy and delicious. Plus it will take you back to that tropical island holiday in Thailand or make you feel like you are […]

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Magical Elves Christmas Jellies | Recipe

It’s the same idea as a ‘Frog in a Pond jelly’ (Freddo Frog in jelly) but this is a Christmas version Miss 9 created.
What You Need
These ingredients made 13 serves.

13 x Plastic Wine Goblets or other plastic cups (we used 170ml cups)
2 Packets Red Jelly – we used Aeroplane Raspberry flavour
2 Packets Green Jelly – […]

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Reindeer Biscuits | Easy Christmas Treat to Make | Kids Recipe

These Reindeer Biscuits are a favourite of ours at Christmas time and are super easy to make. I make the icing and then the kids take over the rest. They are great for Christmas parties, for giving as gifts and of course on Christmas day.
What You Need

Pure Icing Sugar – this sets hard (unlike soft […]

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Easy Chocolate Brownies | Kids Recipe

We have been searching for a super easy Chocolate Brownie recipe. After much trial and error, a bit of experimenting (and a lot of brownie eating!!) we’re finally happy with this one. It’s simple enough that my 9 year old daughter can make it completely on her own without any help. Something she is very […]

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Berry & Yoghurt Crunch | Breakfast in a Glass

This delicious recipe is inspired by Donna Hay’s Berry & Yoghurt Crumble and is super easy to make.  Perfect for a weekend breakfast, these every day ingredients can be altered to suit different tastes and you could even add in dried fruit, nuts or sultanas.
You can choose any type of yoghurt (low fat, full fat, […]

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Chocolate Apricot Fudge | The Easy Recipe

I’ve been making this chocolate treat for at least 15 years. A friend of a friend made and brought it along to a bbq and she kindly told me the recipe. I couldn’t believe how easy it was. It’s just four ingredients and a few minutes to make.
What You Need

1 Packet 375gm Dark Chocolate Melts […]

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ANZAC Biscuits | A Delicious Aussie Classic

The mouth-watering combination of butter, oats, coconut and golden syrup make these biscuits irresistible, especially straight out of the oven.  Families all over the country make dozens of these delights to enjoy on ANZAC day, however they are such a great biscuit worth making all year round.  Perfect for picnics, school snacks or as a […]

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Easy Easter Egg Biscuits

When looking for an Easter Treat that isn’t chocolate, we turned to biscuits. And when making treats for a whole class at school, it’s got to be quick and easy.
These Easter Egg Biscuits are simply Arnotts Arrowroot biscuits with white icing on top and decorated with glitter icing pens.
Tip with the icing – just use […]

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Cake in a Mug Cooking Lesson for Kids

Last term my son’s reception teacher sent a note home asking the children to bring a mug to school for their maths lesson.  What a great way to learn about measuring, counting and timing by combining these activities with a fun cooking lesson.  This recipe is very simple and the kids can make it all by themselves.  Little […]

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Chocolate Coconut Slice | Recipe

This is a super simple recipe the kids can help with that takes about 10 minutes to prepare and just a little longer to cook.  It’s a sweet treat for play dates, after school or to enjoy with a hot cuppa.
You Will Need:

3 Weetbix biscuits
1 cup (85g) desiccated coconut
1/2 cup (120g) raw caster sugar
1 cup (150g) […]

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Simple: Let the Birthday Child Draw on their Cake

Have you spent hours stressing, researching, agonising and slaving over your child’s birthday cake?
Well when I saw this cake for the first time, I couldn’t believe it. It’s such a simple idea, but Oh so gorgeous. And unique!
Cover a cake with white fondant and then let the Birthday child decorate it with food colour markers. […]

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Easter Egg Cupcakes

Easter = Easter Eggs and this year, once again, the generosity of family and friends plus the very naughty Easter bunny has left our kitchen with far too much chocolate for two little people!
This quick and easy idea always does the rounds at Easter and so the kids decided to ‘donate’ a few of their solid eggs […]

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Pavlova Recipe | It’s easier than you think

I have always loved Pavlova but thought it was too hard to make. About 17 years ago (Ok, that makes me sound ancient) I went to a bbq and the lovely host served up a beautiful Pavlova and convinced me that it really wasn’t very hard to make. So I took her recipe and gathered […]

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Stiletto Cupcakes

How super cute are these ‘Stiletto’ cupcakes? This Birthday Cake idea was sent in by one of our Play & Go readers Jan for her daughter’s 7th Birthday.
These were based on a recipe found on US Today Show here (scroll down) or you can watch the video above for instructions.
They used flat rectangular Malt biscuits […]

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Chewy Chocolate Cookies | Easy Recipe for Kids

I’ve had this recipe for Chewy Chocolate Cookies for years – I think I cut it out from a box of cocoa originally. My kids love these cookies and are always asking to make them. They are great as a treat for afternoon tea; to take to a friend’s or packaged up to give as […]

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Kids Rocky Road | As Easy as 1 2 3!

Rocky Road is a favourite treat in our house, but the kiddy version – not the ‘real’ variety!  It’s a sweet treat that makes a great little thank you gift, perfect for parties, picnics and as an after dinner sweet. Using only 3 ingredients, this is a quick, easy recipe that the kids can help with […]

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