Best batch cooking family recipes

As you would well know, MamaBake was founded on the magic of batch cooking and how it saved us time and when done with friends, connected us in this experience of motherhood in the early years of toddlers and small children. Batch cooking means cooking up one big batch family meal at once – enough, […]

Big batch recipe: Salmon & Gherkin Patties

This makes approx. 32 patties. Ingredients 4 teaspoons olive oil 2 cups breadcrumbs 4 x 415 grams tinned pink salmon 4 eggs, whisked 4 spring onions, finely chopped 4 cups cold, mashed potato 4 large gherkins, sliced 4 teaspoons finely chopped dill (optional) Method Make in 1, 2 or 4 batches. Divide quantity of each […]

Big batch recipe: Baked Cheese & Pesto Rolls

So simple, budget friendly and yet so delicious! Rich with cheese and pesto and very, VERY moreish! Ingredients 8 sheets frozen puff pastry 8 tablespoons pesto (you can use more than one type if desired) 4 cups cheddar cheese, grated Method Pre heat oven to 180’c. Line 4 baking trays with baking paper. Remove the […]

Big batch recipe: Zucchini Pikelets

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Slow Cooker Recipe: BBQ Pork Ribs

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Big Batch Recipe: Spicy Cauliflower Cheese Soup

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Big Batch Recipe: Basil, Lemon & Parmesan Meatballs

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Big Batch Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas

Serves 16 + This is a great big batch if your kids have friends over for a sleepover, it’s a big family gathering or you just need something that is simple and tasty for a large group of people! If you can’t fit 8 chicken breasts in your slow cooker with ease then halve ingredients […]

Berry Pudding Cake – Big Batch Recipe

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Big Batch Recipe – Honey and Lemon Glazed Drumsticks

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Berry Trifle – Big Batch Recipe

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Big Batch Recipe – Peanut Butter & Jam Muffins

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Big Batch Recipe – Bacon, Cheese & Chive Muffins

These are IDEAL for school lunches and after-school snacks.  Bake up a big batch and stash a few in the freezer for a last minute dinner idea – simply reheat in the oven and add some salad.  Have a wine and relax! Ingredients (makes 48 muffins) 4 free range eggs 1 cup butter ½ cup […]

Big Batch Recipe – Dark Chocolate & Beetroot Muffins

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Big Batch Recipe – Berry Cheesecake Muffins

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Slow Cooker Recipe – Vegetarian Mushroom & Barley Stew

A beautifully flavoured, hearty vegetarian, slow cooker meal.  Perfect as the temperatures drop! Prep ahead and freeze, or place ingredients straight into the slow cooker to have tonight’s dinner done! Ingredients 700g large field mushrooms 3 carrots 1 onion 3 cloves of garlic 4 sprigs thyme Can of crushed tomatoes 1 cup of pearl barley […]

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Pretzel Cookies – Big Batch Recipe

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Cornflake Biscuits – Big Batch Recipe

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Peanut Butter and Jam Biscuits – Big Batch Recipe

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