Sweet Recipes

Crème Brûlèe Donuts

Crème Brûlèe Donuts

Ingredients:Makes 12 donuts Oil, for frying For the Dough: 1 cup lukewarm milk 1 tbsp dried yeast 1/3 cup caster sugar 3 egg yolks 1 tsp vanilla paste 4 tbsp soft butter 4 1/4 cups plain flour For the Custard: 1/2 cup sugar 3 tbsp cornflour 2 cups milk 4 yolks 2 tsps...

Banana Crepes with Banana Caramel

Banana Crepes with Banana Caramel

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at Perfection Fresh Ingredients: 200g plain flour  100 caster sugar 200ml milk, full fat 1 whole egg 1 egg yolk 50g butter  Icing sugar, for dusting  For Bananas:  75g caster sugar  30g butter, salted  Banana...

Choc Banana Pancakes

Choc Banana Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 cups (300g) plain flour 3 tsp baking powder 1 cup (250ml) milk 2 ripe bananas 1 egg 1/3 cup (80g) brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 tsp ground cinnamon 50g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra to brush 100g dark chocolate, chopped Golden syrup,...

Raspberry & Choc Chip Cookies

Raspberry & Choc Chip Cookies

Ingredients:Ingredients for the cookie dough 90g unsalted butter 80g soft light brown sugar 75g caster sugar 1tsp salt ½ tsp bicarbonate soda, sieved 1 eggs, whole 160g plain flour, sieved 100g milk chocolate buttons or block chopped 50g dark chocolate buttons or...

Pistachio, Apricot & Dar Chocolate Energy Bars

Pistachio, Apricot & Dar Chocolate Energy Bars

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at JC’s Quality Foods Ingredients: Olive oil, for greasing 75g shelled pistachios 100g mixed seeds 250g rolled oats 8 Medjool dates 100g dried apricots 50g quality dark chocolate (70%) 100ml maple syrup 4...

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

Ingredients: 200g butter, softened 200g caster sugar 4 eggs 200g self raising flour 8 sticks of rhubarb 1 orange Crumble 100g plain flour ½ tsp ginger cinnamon  50g butter, diced 50g brown sugar To serve 300ml double cream whipped 2 tbsp ginger syrup Method: Preheat...

Pear & Lemon Tart

Pear & Lemon Tart

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at JC’s Quality Foods Ingredients: 1 roll butter puff (careme pastry) 600g pears, cored and sliced 1/3 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup lemon marmalade jam 1 lemon, zested and juiced 2 tbsp plain flour 1/3 cup almond...

Craisin Biscotti

Craisin Biscotti

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at Ocean Spray Ingredients: 1 bag of craisins Pistachios  3 Egg Whites 150g Caster sugar 1 tablespoon of cinnamon  1 ½ cups flour Method: Whisk together sugar and whites in a mix to form your meringue base....

Craisin & Blood Orange Upside Down Yoghurt Cake

Craisin & Blood Orange Upside Down Yoghurt Cake

Ingredients: 175g unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 250g caster sugar + 50g 1 vanilla pod Zest from 2 blood orange (and then sliced for the base) 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp of baking powder 200g plain flour, sifted 100g ground almonds 200g natural...

Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Scones

Ingredients: 57g butter, unsalted  250g pumpkin, mashed  125g caster sugar  500g self-raising flour 1 egg Method: Preheat oven at 250*. Cream butter and sugar together until nice and fluffy.  Add egg and incorporate, then pumpkin and combine.  Sift in flour, mix well...

Brown Butter Cake & Banana Caramel Sauce

Brown Butter Cake & Banana Caramel Sauce

Ingredients: 500g Plain Flour​ 500g Butter​, unsalted  7g Bicarbonate soda​ 7g Baking powder​ 250ml Buttermilk​ 300g Caster sugar​ 6 Free range Eggs​ 5g Salt For the Banana Caramel 200g caster sugar  2 bananas  100ml milk  250ml Thicken cream Method: Preheat oven at...

Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake

Ingredients: 250 unsalted butter, plus extra to grease 250g chocolate 5 free range egg 5 free range egg yolk 300g caster sugar 250g plain flour Icing sugar to dust Vanilla ice cream to serve Cocoa to dust Method: Preheat the oven to 160˚C/Gas 2. Butter 8 ramekins,...

Raw Strawberry Slice

Raw Strawberry Slice

Ingredients: 2 cups (150g) shredded coconut 65g freeze-dried strawberries (add extra to serve, chopped)  ¾ cup coconut cream 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 2 tbsp maple syrup 2 tbsp coconut oil 50g, 70% dark chocolate, melted For the base 1 ½ cups almonds ¼ cup (25g) raw...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at Perfection Fresh Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, diced, plus extra for greasing 200g dark chocolate (70%) 1 tablespoon strong instant coffee 6 large free-range eggs 250g golden caster sugar 70g cocoa...

Crepes

Crepes

Ingredients: 2 eggs 200g Flour 2 tbsp Caster Sugar 200ml Milk Butter Lemon Juice Honey Method: In a large mixing bowl add your flour eggs and sugar and then slowly pour in your milk bit by bit while whisking to avoid any lumps. Keep whisking until the batter has come...

Gluten Free Lemon Cake

Gluten Free Lemon Cake

Ingredients: 300 g dairy-free margarine 300 g gluten-free plain flour , plus extra for dusting 300 g golden caster sugar 4 large free-range eggs 3 lemons 2 oranges 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder ½ teaspoon xanthan gum 100 g icing sugar Method: Preheat the oven...

Chocolate & Olive Oil Mousse

Chocolate & Olive Oil Mousse

Ingredients: 150g dark chocolate 64%, roughly chopped 100ml olive oil 4 large free-range eggs, at room temperature, separated ¼ tsp Sea salt 50g caster sugar Method: Melt the chocolate either in the microwave or in a large heatproof bowl suspended over a pan of...

Cherry Delight

Cherry Delight

Ingredients:Makes 6–8 400 g fresh pitted or frozen and thawed cherries 180 g (2 cups) desiccated coconut250 ml (1 cup) maple syrup 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil, warm 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste or powder 220 g (1 cup) cacao butter125 g (1 cup) cacao powder...

Raspberry Gelato Sorbet

Raspberry Gelato Sorbet

This recipe is brought to you with the help of our friends at Perfection Fresh Ingredients: 2 punnets Perfection Fresh raspberries 2 bananas, frozen ½ cup milk (or dairy-free alternative) 2tbs maple syrup 1tsp vanilla extract 1 punnet Perfection Fresh raspberries, to...

Great Nonna Maria’s Sfinci

Great Nonna Maria’s Sfinci

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2cups of water Rind of approx 1 lemon 3 tsp vanilla essence 3 cups self raising flour 1/3 cup of caster sugar 240g fresh ricotta cubed small Vegetable oil for frying Caster Sugar & cinnamon for coating Method: Whisk eggs until fluffy. Add 2...

Spiced Mascarpone & Berries

Spiced Mascarpone & Berries

Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Perfection Fresh Ingredients: Perfection Fresh Blueberries Perfection Fresh Strawberries Mascarpone  Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tsp Cinnamon  2 tsp Vanilla essence Nutmeg  3 Tsp Icing Sugar Method: Cut the tops off the...

Morello Cherry Brownies

Morello Cherry Brownies

Ingredients: 300g butter, unsalted 300g dark chocolate, 64% 200g morello cherries  80g caster sugar 300g plain flour  5 eggs  1 tbsp vanilla essence  5 tbsp cocoa powder Pinch of salt Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 7 inch square cake tin with butter and...

Craisin & White Choc Chunk Cookies

Craisin & White Choc Chunk Cookies

Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Ocean Spray Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, melted, cooled 280g dark-brown sugar 80g caster sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 1/3 cups plain flour 1 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 220g...

French Toast

French Toast

Ingredients: 3 free-range eggs 200ml milk  6 slices brioche bread/raisin fruit bread ½ tsp cinnamon  Mascarpone to serve Fresh berries 1 orange, zest and juice 3 tbs honey  200g butter  Method: In the mixing bowl crack in your eggs and milk, then whisk together with...

Cherry Ripe Slice

Cherry Ripe Slice

Ingredients: 6 SOFT FRESH DATES (120G), PITTED 1 CUP (80G) DESICCATED COCONUT ⅓ CUP (80ML) MELTED COCONUT OIL 1 TEASPOON VANILLA BEAN PASTE OR VANILLA EXTRACT 1½ CUPS (225G) CHERRIES, PITTED+ 100G RAW ORGANIC 70% DARK CHOCOLATE 2 TEASPOONS VEGETABLE OIL COCONUT BASE 1...

Craisin Rocky Road

Craisin Rocky Road

Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Ocean Spray Ingredients: 2 blocks of chocolate 1 bag of craisins 1 cup of Macadamias 2 tbs of vanilla bean paste 1 bag of marshmallows Handful of cocoa butter (optional) Method: Put chocolate and cocoa butter in a...

Banoffee Pie Sundaes

Banoffee Pie Sundaes

Ingredients: 100g plain flour  50g butter, diced  50g brown sugar  600g dulce de leche 4 small bananas, sliced 400ml double cream 1 tbsp icing sugar 1 square dark chocolate 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream Method: Preheat oven at 180*. Mix your flour and butter together...

Chocolate Tres leche

Chocolate Tres leche

Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at JC’s Quality FoodsIngredients: 250g Ground almonds  250g Chocolate Sauce  220g Caster Sugar  5 Free range eggs 15g Baking powder  20g cocoa powder  For the chocolate sauce:  150ml Whole milk 150ml Thicken cream...

Raspberry Breakfast Pot

Raspberry Breakfast Pot

Can also be made with mangos.  Ingredients: 100g Raspberries, frozen (we use Raspberries from Perfection Fresh) 150ml Water 60g Rolled Oats  1 Tbsp Honey, organic  1 Tsp Peanut Butter Roasted nuts to garnish and fresh raspberries   Method: Mix the oats, water and...

Sticky Date pudding

Sticky Date pudding

Ingredients: 150g Soft brown sugar​ 75g Butter, unsalted​ 2 Free range Eggs​ 175g Dates, seeded 100ml Water​ 50ml Rum​ 175g Self raising flour​ 5g Bicarbonate soda​ 1g mixed spice Tip: Day before making soak the dates in the rum, bicarb of soda and water and leave in...

‘Quke’ Mint and Gin Tea Cake

‘Quke’ Mint and Gin Tea Cake

Ingredients: 250g punnet Qukes, deseeded 1 lime, juice ¼ bunch mint leaves 1tbs gin 150g butter (or dairy-free alternative) 150g golden caster sugar 1tsp vanilla paste 200g self-raising flour Gin Buttercream   125g butter (or dairy-free alternative), softened 65g...

Basque Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake

Makes 1 X 15cm Cheesecake Serves:             6 Prep Time:                   10 minutes Baking Time:               45 minutes Cooling Time: 3 hours 30 minutes minimum     Ingredients: 3 (165g) Eggs 450g Cream cheese, cut into cubes and softened 150g Sugar,...

Peppered Pineapple Eton Mess

Peppered Pineapple Eton Mess

Time: 30 minutes Easy Ingredients: 1 medium pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped. Top 30ml rum ½ cup brown sugar 1 Tbls pink peppercorns 1 lime, juice and zested 300ml thickened cream 300ml marscapone  1 vanilla bean 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted 2 large meringues,...

Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes

Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients: 200g Plain Flour  120ml Buttermilk  100g Caster Sugar 1 Egg, beaten  ½ Tsp Baking powder  1 Tsp Vanilla bean paste  200ml Thicken cream  75ml Maple syrup For Blueberry compote 2 punnets Blueberries 100g Caster sugar  ½ lemon juice Method: Whisk together...

WHITE CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY MUFFINS

WHITE CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY MUFFINS

Ingredients: 3 cups frozen raspberries 180g white chocolate chips 2½ cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup caster sugar 1 egg ½ CUP extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp vanilla paste ¾ CUP milk 1/2 cup oats Demurer sugar Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line 12...

Choc Chunk Cookies

Choc Chunk Cookies

Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, melted, cooled 280g dark-brown sugar 80g caster sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla  2 1/3 cups plain flour 1 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 220g dark (70%) chocolate cut roughly into chunks Method: Preheat oven...

White Chocolate & Raspberry Croissant Pudding

White Chocolate & Raspberry Croissant Pudding

Serves: 10 Easy Time: 1 hour 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 egg yolks ½ cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 300ml cream ½ cup milk 100g white chocolate, chopped 125g raspberries 8 croissants, torn in half Extra raspberries to serve Method: 1. Preheat oven...

Swiss Roll, Cranberry & Raspberry Ripple

Swiss Roll, Cranberry & Raspberry Ripple

Equipment: We will need a 33 x 23cm/13 x 9in Swiss roll tin.Ingredients: 3 large free-range eggs 75g caster sugar, plus 3 tbsp for sprinkling 75g self-raising flour For the filling 75g Ocean Spray Craisins 150m double cream 75g raspberry jam Method: Preheat the oven...

MANGO SORBET

MANGO SORBET

Ingredients: 1k Mangos (600g cooked puree)  100g Caster Sugar 400ml Water Method: Cut up Calypso Mangoes and then place in a hot pan, dry. Just as it begins to stick, add a splash of hot water. Cook the mango for about 5 mins in total. Dissolve sugar in water and...

ANZAC BISCUITS

ANZAC BISCUITS

Ingredients: 1¼ cups rolled oats 1 ¼ cups desiccated coconut 1 cup plain flour 150g unsalted butter ¼ cup golden syrup 1 cup raw sugar ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine the oats, coconut, flour and a pinch of salt in a...

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

Ingredients: 185 g dates 1 cup water 60g butter 2 eggs 185g self raising flour 185g sugar 1tsp baking powder ½ tsp vanilla paste Butterscotch Sauce: 1 cup cream ¾ cup brown sugar 2 tbsp butter Pinch of salt Method: Bring the dates and water to a boil, then remove from...

Wood Cooked Bananas

Wood Cooked Bananas

Ingredients: 4 Lady Finger Bananas Woodchips for smoking in a fire or hibachi Dulce De Leche Creme: 2 Tbsp Dulce de leche 200ml Cream Chocolate Sauce: 150ml full-fat milk 150ml double cream 300g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 1 tsp vanilla extract To Serve: 1 tbsp...

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Ingredients: 3 eggs, separated 6 tbsp caster sugar 500 g mascarpone cream 500ml espresso coffee 80ml marsala 500g savoiardi biscotti ( 1 large packet ) Dark chocolate, to grate Cocoa powder, to dust Method: Beat the egg yolks and half the sugar in a bowl for 5 minutes...

Pear Streusel Cake

Pear Streusel Cake

Ingredients: 1 pear, peeled and cored, diced 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g unsalted butter ½ cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ cups plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Salt Streusal Crumb: 40g unsalted butter, chilled, diced 1/3 cup plain flour 2 Tbsp caster sugar Salt Method:...

Microwave Carrot Cake with Lime Icing

Microwave Carrot Cake with Lime Icing

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup sugar ¾ cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 cups grated carrot 1 ¼ cups plain flour 1 tsp baking soda 2-3 tsp cinnamon 2-3 tsp mixed spice ½ tsp salt Lime Cream Cheese: 200g cream cheese, room temperature 1 ½ cups icing sugar, sifted...

Brioche French Toast with Bruleed Banana

Brioche French Toast with Bruleed Banana

Ingredients: Serves: 4 ¼ cup Nutella 8 thick slices of brioche 3 eggs ¼ cup milk 1 vanilla bean, scraped 40g butter 2 lady finger bananas 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 160g unsalted butter ¼ cup pistachios, chopped ¼ cup maple syrup Edible flowers to garnish Ice cream to...

Chai Spiced Biscotti

Chai Spiced Biscotti

Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups plain flour, sifted 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup caster sugar 60gm unsalted butter, melted, cooled 3 eggs, room temperature 100gm flaked almonds, lightly toasted Chai Spice Mix: 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground...

Orange and Poppyseed Puddings with Rum Custard

Orange and Poppyseed Puddings with Rum Custard

Ingredients: Serves: 4-6 125gm unsalted butter, softened 100gm caster sugar Zest of 2 oranges Zest of 1 lemon 200gm self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 20gm poppyseeds 2 eggs 140ml milk Rum Custard: 125ml milk 125ml thickened cream 3 large egg yolks 3 Tbsp caster...

Apple and Mixed Berry Cobbler

Apple and Mixed Berry Cobbler

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Big 4 300g Blueberries frozen 300g Apples 1 small orange, juice only 2 tbsp soft brown sugar For the cobbler topping 175g (white or wholemeal) 100g unsalted butter, softened 25g/1oz porridge oats 50g...

Award Winning Poached Pear Dessert

Award Winning Poached Pear Dessert

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 cups shiraz 1 cup water 2 cups sugar 10 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 4 small – medium ripe pears Ricotta & Blue Cheese Cream: 500g ricotta 4 tbsp honey (see notes) 50g blue cheese (see notes) Zest of ½ lemon Finely chopped pistachios (see...

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