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Naartjie Upside Down Cake

Naartjie Upside Down Cake

Naartjie Upside Down CakeIngredients4 naartjies (mandarins) 60g brown sugar 80g golden syrup 60g butter For the sponge: 120g butter, softened 120g castor sugar 2 naartjies, zested and juiced 2 eggs 175ml buttermilk 160g Cake flour 5ml baking powder 5ml bicarbonate of...

Nectarine, Maple & Yoghurt Popsicles

Nectarine, Maple & Yoghurt Popsicles

Nectarine, Maple & Yoghurt PopsiclesIngredientsMakes 8 3 nectarines, chopped Juice of ½ orange (reserve the zest for the yoghurt layer) 2 Tbs maple syrup 250ml Full cream Plain Yoghurt 100ml milk 1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of one orange, finely grated ¼ cup maple...

Nutty Baked Apple Pudding

Nutty Baked Apple Pudding

Nutty Baked Apple PuddingIngredientsServes: 6 For the apples: 4 apples, peeled and diced 75g muscovado sugar 40g butter 1 cup chopped pecans For the pudding: 225g pitted dates, chopped 175g water 5ml bicarbonate of soda 85g butter 140g muscovado sugar 5ml vanilla...

Ombre 6-tier Celebration Cake

Ombre 6-tier Celebration Cake

Ombre 6-tier Celebration CakeIngredientsMakes 1x 22cm 6-layer cake For the sponge: 500g butter, softened 1kg Castor Sugar 12 large eggs 660ml buttermilk 1 Tbs vanilla extract 880g cake flour 4 tsp baking powder Red food colour For the icing: 1kg cream cheese, at room...

Nut Crunch Chocolate Fudge

Nut Crunch Chocolate Fudge

Nut Crunch Chocolate FudgeIngredientsMakes 24 2 cups chopped dark chocolate 1 tin (385g) condensed Milk 1 Tbs butter 2 cups roughly broken shortbread biscuits 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted nuts InstructionsLine a 22cm square baking tin. In a large thick bottomed pot,...

Milk Tart Spring Rolls

Milk Tart Spring Rolls

Milk Tart Spring RollsIngredientsServes 4-6 For the filling: 2 cups milk 2 egg yolks ½ cup Huletts castor sugar 2 Tbs flour 2 Tbs corn flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp ground cinnamon Spring roll wrappers 1 egg white Oil for frying InstructionsHeat milk to scalding...

Milk Tart

Milk Tart

Milk TartIngredientsPastry: 125g butter, softened ½ cup castor sugar 1 egg 2 cups cake flour 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt Filling: 2 ½ cups milk 1 cinnamon stick 1 egg ½ cup sugar 2 Tbs flour 2 Tbs corn flour 1 tsp vanilla paste Large Tbs butter 1 tsp ground...

Milk Tart Swiss Roll

Milk Tart Swiss Roll

Milk Tart Swiss RollIngredientsFor the cinnamon sponge: 4 large eggs 100 g caster sugar 90 g Self-raising flour 1 Tbs ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract To dust: ½ cup castor sugar and 2 tsp ground cinnamon For milk tart filling: 2 ¼ cups milk 1 cinnamon stick 1...

Granola & Cranberry Buttermilk Rusks

Granola & Cranberry Buttermilk Rusks

Granola & Cranberry Buttermilk Rusks IngredientsMakes 24 4 cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp Salt ¾ cup brown sugar 250g Butter, diced 2 Eggs 1 ½ cups buttermilk 150g Granola 50g dried cranberries Instructions Preheat oven to 180 C Mix together the...

Homemade Froyo Sundaes with Peanut Chocolate Sauce & Praline

Homemade Froyo Sundaes with Peanut Chocolate Sauce & Praline

Homemade Froyo Sundaes with Peanut Chocolate Sauce & PralineIngredientsServes 4-6 For the ice cream: 250g Lancewood cream cheese, at room temperature 500g Lancewood double cream vanilla yoghurt 1 tin condensed milk 250ml cream, whipped For the praline: 250g Huletts...

Hot Cross Bun & Spiced Pumpkin Pudding

Hot Cross Bun & Spiced Pumpkin Pudding

Hot Cross Bun & Spiced Pumpkin PuddingIngredientsServes 6 6 hot cross buns ½ cup white chocolate chips (or leftover chocolate Easter Eggs 4 eggs 1 cup mashed pumpkin or butternut ½ cup castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp ground cinnamon 125ml milk 500ml cream ½...

Instant Berry Froyo

Instant Berry Froyo

Instant Berry FroyoIngredientsServes 4 200g frozen mixed berries 400ml plain yoghurt 4 Tbs (or to taste) icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Sugar Cones to serve (optional) Fresh berries to serve (optional) InstructionsPlace the frozen berries, yoghurt, icing sugar and...

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

Frozen Lemon Meringue PieIngredientsFor the crust: 350g coconut biscuits, crushed 80g butter, melted For the filling: 250g cream cheese, at room temperature 500g Double Cream Yoghurt 1 tin condensed milk 200g lemon curd 250ml whipped cream For the topping: 150g dried...

Fruit & Wine Parfait with Crunchy Oat Crumble

Fruit & Wine Parfait with Crunchy Oat Crumble

Fruit & Wine Jelly Parfait with Crunchy Oat CrumbleIngredientsServes 4 For the wine jelly: 500ml Nederburg Winemaster’s Riesling 60ml Huletts castor sugar 4 leaves Gelatine, soaked in cold water 1 cup fresh blueberries For the crumble: 1 cup desiccated coconut ½ cup...

Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake

Fruit CakeIngredientsMakes 1x 20cm cake 200g butter 200g Muscovado (dark brown) sugar 75ml brandy 1 tsp vanilla essence 250g raisins 250g currants 100g dried cranberries 100g chopped dried apricots 100g dried pears, chopped 100g dark (70% cocoa) chocolate, chopped...

Frozen Black Forest Bombe

Frozen Black Forest Bombe

Frozen Black Forest BombeIngredientsFor the cherries: ½ cup castor sugar 1 cup cherry or berry juice 3Tbs cornflour 400g fresh cherries, pitted For the mousse: 2 eggs ¼ cup castor sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 200g dark chocolate, melted 1 1/3 cup cream, whipped 100g...

Fruit Mince Pies

Fruit Mince Pies

Fruit Mince PiesIngredientsMakes 12 mini pies For the Fruit Mince: 1/2 cup cider 185ml brown sugar 500g Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and grated 1/2 tsp mixed spice ½ tsp ground cinnamon 125g raisins 75g sultanas 75g dried cranberries ¼ cup mixed peel 60g glace...

Gingerbread Chocolate Pudding

Gingerbread Chocolate Pudding

Gingerbread Chocolate PuddingIngredientsFor the pudding: 1 cup Huletts Treacle sugar 2 eggs 2 Tbs apricot jam ¾ cup cake flour ¼ cup cocoa powder 2 Tbs ground ginger 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 1 cup of milk 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp white vinegar For the...

Gingerbread Men Cookies

Gingerbread Men Cookies

Gingerbread Men CookiesIngredients100 g butter, softened 175 g brown sugar 4 Tbs of golden syrup 1 medium egg 350 g cake flour 2 tsp of ground ginger 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda Gingerbread men Cookie cutter InstructionsPre-heat the oven to 180°C. Cream together butter...

Fig Yoghurt Cake

Fig Yoghurt Cake

Fig Yoghurt CakeIngredients125g butter, softened 250g Castor Sugar 3 large eggs 165ml Plain Greek yoghurt 2 lemons, zested 220g cake flour 2 tsp baking powder Pinch salt 8 large ripe figs, 2 chopped and 6 slicedInstructionsPreheat oven to 180C and grease and line 20cm...

Custard Cookies

Custard Cookies

Custard CookiesIngredientsMakes 24 cookies (depending on size) 250g butter 100g castor sugar 2 Large Eggs 400g cake flour 80g custard powder 10g Baking powderInstructionsPreheat oven to 180c Cream together butter and sugar until light and creamy. Beat in eggs. Mix...

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate CheesecakeIngredients350g dark chocolate biscuits (I use Romany Creams) 50g dark chocolate chips 100g butter, melted 800g cream cheese, room temperature 200g crème fraîche, room temperature 180g castor sugar 40g cocoa powder, sifted 1 Tbs espresso...

Double Choc Chunk Cookies

Double Choc Chunk Cookies

Double Choc Chunk CookiesIngredientsMakes 12 cookies (depending on size) 225g butter, softened 1 cup castor sugar 1 cup Demerara sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups cake flour 1 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 200g chocolate (I use a combination of...

Dutch Pancake with Grilled Nectarines & Blueberries

Dutch Pancake with Grilled Nectarines & Blueberries

Dutch Pancake with Grilled Nectarines & BlueberriesIngredientsServes 4 For the Pancake: 2 Tbs butter 2 Tbs canola oil 4 large WW Free Range eggs 1 cup full cream milk 1 cup cake flour 4 Tbs castor sugar For the nectarines: 4 nectarines, quartered 2 Tbs castor sugar To...

Eton Mess Pancake Stack

Eton Mess Pancake Stack

Eton Mess Pancake StackIngredientsFor the pancakes: 280g flour 625ml milk 125ml water 2 eggs 30ml oil ¼ cup castor sugar For the filling: 400g fresh strawberries 1L fresh cream 1 tsp vanilla paste ¼ cup Icing sugar (or to taste) 2 cups roughly crushed...

Creamy Rice Pudding with Roasted Naartjies

Creamy Rice Pudding with Roasted Naartjies

Creamy Rice Pudding with Roasted NaartjiesIngredientsServes 4 250g Jasmine rice, rinsed 500ml Full Cream milk 100g sugar 250ml cream 2 tsp vanilla paste Roasted naartjies: 4 seedless naartjies, peeled 4 Tbs sugar ¼ cup water Topping: 100g toasted flaked...

Confetti Cake

Confetti Cake

Confetti CakeIngredientsMakes 1x 4-layer 20cm round cake 450g softened salted butter 300g castor sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 8 Large eggs 450g self-raising flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder ¼ cup milk 200g rainbow sprinkles For the frosting: 230g full fat cream...

Cookie Caramel Brownies

Cookie Caramel Brownies

Cookie Caramel BrowniesIngredientsMakes 9 170g butter 180g dark chocolate, chopped 150g castor sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla ¾ cup cake flour 4 Tbs instant espresso powder 1 tsp salt 150g shortbread biscuits 6 Tbs tinned caramel (caramel treat)InstructionsPreheat the...

Coffee Choc Crunch Ice-Cream

Coffee Choc Crunch Ice-Cream

Coffee Choc Crunch Ice-CreamIngredientsFor the Ice-Cream: 300 ml double cream 1 tin condensed milk 4 Tbs instant espresso powder 2 Tbs coffee liqueur (optional) For the Topping: 1 cup Granola 100g dark chocolate, meltedInstructionsWhisk together cream, condensed milk,...

Coffee Chocolate Biscuit Ice-Cream

Coffee Chocolate Biscuit Ice-Cream

Coffee Chocolate Biscuit Ice-CreamIngredientsFor the ice cream: 300 ml cream 1 tin condensed milk 4 Tbs instant espresso powder For the topping: 150g BAKERS® Good Morning Breakfast Biscuits – Chocolate Flavour, roughly crushed 100g dark choc, choppedInstructionsWhisk...

Coffee Chocolate Microwave Mug Cakes

Coffee Chocolate Microwave Mug Cakes

Coffee Chocolate Microwave Mug CakesIngredientsMakes 2 For dusting: 1 Tbs melted butter 1 Tbs cocoa powder 1 tsp instant espresso powder For the cake: 4 Tbs cake flour ½ tsp baking powder 2 Tbs cocoa powder 1 Tbs instant espresso powder 4 Tbs icing sugar 1 egg 3 Tbs...

Coffee Chocolate Semifreddo

Coffee Chocolate Semifreddo

Coffee Chocolate SemifreddoIngredientsServes 6-8 1 gelatine leaf 200g dark chocolate, chopped 250g cream cheese 250g thick Greek/Bulgarian yoghurt 4 Tbs instant espresso powder 5ml vanilla essence 200g icing sugar 500ml cream, whipped ½ Cup Granola ½ cup chocolate...

Coffee Glazed Doughnuts

Coffee Glazed Doughnuts

Coffee Glazed DoughnutsIngredientsFor the dough: 2 cups cake flour 10g instant dry yeast ¼ cup sugar Pinch salt 1 egg ½ cup warm milk ½ cup water Oil for frying For the coffee glaze: ¼ cup hot water 2 Tbs instant coffee granules 2 cups icing sugar, sifted Drop vanilla...

Coconut Berry Almond Bars

Coconut Berry Almond Bars

Coconut Berry Almond BarsIngredientsFor the Crumble: 2 cups cake flour ½ cup ground almonds ½ cup desiccated coconut 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder Pinch salt 1 cup cold coconut oil (the coconut oil should be set, not runny) 1 egg, beaten For the Berry Filling:...

Citrus Loaf Cake

Citrus Loaf Cake

Citrus Loaf CakeIngredientsMakes 1 loaf 225g butter, room temperature 225g castor sugar 3 fresh citrus fruits (3Tbs grated zest) 4 Large Eggs 225g cake flour 10ml Baking PowderInstructionsPreheat oven to 180c. Cream together butter, sugar and citrus zest until light...

Churros with Dark Chocolate

Churros with Dark Chocolate

Churros with Dark ChocolateIngredientsServes 4 For the churros: 1 cup water 3 Tbs Huletts castor sugar ½ tsp salt 2 Tbs butter 1 cup cake flour 2 eggs, whisked Oil for frying ½ cup Huletts castor sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon For the chilli chocolate sauce: 500ml cream...

Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate Waffles

Chocolate WafflesIngredientsMakes 6 2 cups cake flour ½ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda Pinch salt 3 large eggs, separated 2 cups buttermilk ½ cup canola oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g milk chocolate, finely...

Chocolate Quince Cake

Chocolate Quince Cake

Chocolate Quince CakeIngredientsFor the quince: 3 large quince 4 cups water 2 cups white sugar 1 vanilla pod, split For the sponge: 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup hot water 1 1/4 cups cake flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup stork bake, room temperature 1 cup...

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Chocolate Pumpkin CupcakesIngredientsMakes 12 1 cup castor sugar 2 large eggs 1 cup mashed pumpkin 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 100ml sunflower oil 150ml milk 300ml flour 50ml corn flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3 Tbs cocoa powder Frosting: 250g butter, softened...

Chocolate Polenta Cake with Poached Pears

Chocolate Polenta Cake with Poached Pears

Chocolate Polenta Cake with Poached PearsIngredientsFor the sponge: 170g unsalted butter, softened 1 cup castor sugar 3 large eggs 2 cups ground almonds ½ cup polenta ¼ cup cocoa powder 2 tsp baking powder 2 Tbs strong coffee 1 cup chopped dark chocolate For the...

Chocolate Milk & Puffed Rice Fudge

Chocolate Milk & Puffed Rice Fudge

Chocolate Milk & Puffed Rice FudgeIngredients125g butter 500g icing sugar 1/4 cup cocoa powder 300ml Chocolate Milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup puffed rice (Rice Krispies)InstructionsPlace the butter, icing sugar and chocolate milk into a...

Chocolate Crunch Brownies

Chocolate Crunch Brownies

Chocolate Crunch BrowniesIngredientsMakes 12 brownies 250g melted butter 2 cups castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 4 eggs ½ cup cocoa ¾ cups flour ½ tsp salt 375g chopped chocolate 125g Chocolate Rice CerealInstructionsPreheat oven to 180. Mix together the castor...

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate BrowniesIngredientsMakes 16 170g unsalted butter 180g dark chocolate 3 Large eggs 150g castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla 190ml cake flour 30ml cocoa powder Pinch salt 60ml instant espresso powder 100g dark chocolate, roughly chopped 100g toasted pecans Nutella for...

Cherry Pie Milkshake

Cherry Pie Milkshake

Cherry Pie MilkshakeIngredientsServes 4 8 shortbread biscuits 1/4 cup cherry jam/preserve 8 generous scoops vanilla ice cream 1 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g fresh cherries, pitted To serve: Whipped cream Cherry Jam Crushed shortbread biscuitsInstructionsShort...

Cherry & Blueberry Pie

Cherry & Blueberry Pie

Cherry & Blueberry PieIngredientsServes 8-10 Short crust pastry: 225g flour 125g cold butter, chopped ½ cup icing sugar, sifted 3 egg yolks 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbs cold water Cherry and blueberry filling: 3 cups fresh or tinned pitted cherries 1 cup blueberries ¾...

Caramelized Tomato & Ricotta Crostini

Caramelized Tomato & Ricotta Crostini

Caramelized Tomato & Ricotta CrostiniIngredientsServes 6-8 For the tomatoes: 4 Tbs sugar 6 Heirloom/salad tomatoes, halved 2 Tbs fresh thyme ¼ cup balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper To serve: 1 loaf ciabatta, sliced and toasted 6Tbs basil Pesto 200g ricotta cheese Micro...

Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake Jars

Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake Jars

Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake JarsIngredientsServes 6-8 (depending on size of jars) For the caramel popcorn: 100g Huletts treacle sugar 4 Tbs Huletts golden syrup ¼ cup water, 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 3 cups popped popcorn For the base: 200g coconut biscuits, crushed...

BRÛLÉED CHOCOLATE RICE PUDDING

BRÛLÉED CHOCOLATE RICE PUDDING

BRÛLÉED CHOCOLATE RICE PUDDINGIngredientsServes 4 250g Spekko basmati rice, rinsed 750ml Full Cream milk 100g Huletts caramel sugar 100g dark chocolate, chopped 125ml mascarpone 2 tsp vanilla paste 4 Tbs Huletts caramel sugar for toppingInstructionsPlace the rice,...

Black Forest Macaron Stack

Black Forest Macaron Stack

Black Forest Macaron StackIngredients(THIS CAN ALSO BE MADE INTO SMALL INDIVIDUAL MACARONS) 100g almond flour (finely ground almonds) 225g icing sugar 25g cocoa powder 130g egg whites (4 large egg whites) 110g castor sugar For the filling: 250g cream cheese 3 Tbs...

Berry Cheesecake Milkshake

Berry Cheesecake Milkshake

Berry Cheesecake MilkshakeIngredientsServes 2 50g BAKERS® Good Morning Breakfast Biscuits – Mixed Berries 1 cup frozen berries 4 Tbs cream cheese 4 scoops vanilla ice cream 100ml milk 100ml berry juice For topping: Whipped cream Berry coulis...

Rooibos Malva Pudding

Rooibos Malva Pudding

Rooibos Malva PuddingIngredientsServes 6-8 2 large eggs 1 cup brown sugar 2 Tbs apricot jam 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup milk 1 cup cake flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp white vinegar 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda Sauce: 1/2 cup water 4 Rooibos teabags 1/2 cup brown sugar 1...

Cream Doughnuts

Cream Doughnuts

Cream DoughnutsIngredientsServes 12 For the dough:2 cups flour10g yeast1/4 cup sugar1/2 tsp salt1 egg1/2 cup milkAbout 1/2 cup waterOil for frying For coating:1 cup castor sugar For the filling:500ml whipping cream1/4 cup icing sugar2 tsp vanilla...

Citrus Wine Spritzer

Citrus Wine Spritzer

Citrus Wine SpritzerIngredientsServes 4-6 4 naartjies, juiced 1 grapefruit, juiced 2 oranges, juiced 4 Tbs Huletts castor sugar ¼ lemon, sliced 2 sprigs fresh mint 500ml Nederburg Winemaster’s Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Ice Sparkling waterInstructionsCombine the naartjie...