Choc-Mallow Berry Biscuit Sandwich

(like a big Wagonwheel Cookie) Ingredients: Cooking oil spray, to grease 210 g unsalted butter, melted plus extra 15 g ⅔ cup caster sugar 1 free-range egg 1 ⅓ cups plain flour 1 cup self-raising flour ½ cup raspberry jam 200g white marshmallows 150g dark chocolate, chopped   Preheat oven to 180°C fan-forced (200°C conventional).… Continue reading Choc-Mallow Berry Biscuit Sandwich

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Austnews Big Cake Bake Recipes

Chocolate Brownies 200g dark chocolate (at least 60% cacao) 200g unsalted butter 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs ¾ cup plain flour (or gluten free) Line a 5cm square brownie tin with non stick baking paper or foil Preheat oven to 170 degrees C (fan assisted) or 190 if not fan assisted Melt the butter, chocolate and… Continue reading Austnews Big Cake Bake Recipes

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Cookies and Cream Dessert

Ingredients 3 packets of Oreo Cookies (crushed into chunks) 1 packet Philly Cheese 1 packet of Nestle instant vanilla pudding 2 cups milk 300ml of whipped cream 1/2 cup icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence Method Beat the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla until soft and fluffy Make vanilla pudding as per packet instructions… Continue reading Cookies and Cream Dessert

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Coca Cola Bottle Cake

What you’ll need: One empty 1.25l coke bottle – make sure to keep the label! You can either make a chocolate cake as per the video instructions below or cheat and buy a couple of swiss rolls  (I cheated!) Vanilla Frosting or Butter Cream Chocolate for melting Instructions Cut a square in the bottle with… Continue reading Coca Cola Bottle Cake

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Are you using Facebook to send parents urgent messages?

This week alone we have seen posts on everything from headlice and chicken pox outbreaks,  to netball games being cancelled due to bad weather.  These messages are urgent and in many cases, time sensitive. Facebook just doesn’t offer the same engagement and immediacy that our eNews Flash can. eNews Flash is a very popular feature… Continue reading Are you using Facebook to send parents urgent messages?

Audio Clip: Most overlooked tool on ePub

Our research shows that parent engagement is higher when newsletter content is interesting and varied. So when developing ePublisher we thought about all the elements needed to create a dynamic and engaging school newsletter – image slideshows, galleries, videos, and of course, audio – which is the most overlooked tool on ePublisher. Interact with parents on a whole new level… Continue reading Audio Clip: Most overlooked tool on ePub

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