Brownies are my all time favourite – here is a delicious Nigella take on them.
Nutella adds a hazelnut twist to this Italian and family favourite.
Barbara’s chocolate roulade
An original Cordon Bleu cookery classic, this is a Higgins’ family favourite and tradition for a special occasion made by Barbara
Apple Crumble Tart
A family favourite and all round classic
Carrot and pecan cake with orange icing
This is my sister Mella’s most favourite cake of all!
Salted peanut butter ice-cream with home-made sugar cones
My mom recently getting a little mastercheffy! Can’t wait to try this new recipe of hers.
This recipe is one of my Aunty Judy’s and a firm family favourite. We often make it as dessert on a warm day for our South African Christmas lunch.
Hot cross bun Bread and butter pudding
Something a little different for Easter, serve warm with custard or with cold ice-cream for a year round twist on a classic.
Pumpkin pecan cobbler
A warm winter favourite
Granadilla Meringue Gateau
Granadilla is another of my favourite ingredients so this recipe is a gem.
The word tiramisu means ‘cheer me up’ and how appropriate – I love this traditional italian layered dessert with a rich coffee flavour.
Lemon Meringue Pie
Another family favourite and the perfect addition to any tea. My mom and I both love lemons and this lemon meringue pie recipe lets the lemony flavour come through
Burnt orange crème brûlée
One of my favourite desserts with an orange twist
Classic orange baked pudding
This simple, comforting, baked citrus pudding is more often found using lemons but my mom makes a delicious orange version…
Banana caramel fridge tart
A childhood favourite that brings back so many memories.
Chocolate log dessert
We often make this lovely dessert over the festive season – adapted from a recipe from Janet Roche
South African milk tart
A wonderful traditional milk tart recipe given to my mom by her friend, Sharon Spiers – absolutely delicious and easy to prepare.
Chocolate, Pistachio and nougat semi-freddo
Chocolate, pistachio and nougat is a winning combination and this semi-freddo tastes as delicious as it sounds. Perfect for a dinner party.
A delicious and easy recipe for sugar cookies from the Hummingbird Bakery recipe book – perfect for Valentines, birthdays, baby showers or Christmas…
Caramel Sauce and salted caramels
Caramel is my weakness. Use this recipe for a delicious sauce to drizzle around chocolate puddings or over your favourite ice cream or for mouth watering, firm caramels to serve as after dinner treats.
Date and pecan nut tipsy tart
This “Tipsy Tart” is an old family recipe passed down the generations by my Granny Hazel and is basically a pecan nut and date tart with a rich orange brandied sauce.
Not really a pudding but rather a healthy and simple breakfast alternative made with super food chia seeds
Terry’s Dutch apple pudding
Thanks to my cousin Nicky for this recipe. This was a favourite of ours growing up perfected by my late uncle Terry – To know him, was to love him
Flourless orange and almond cake
One of the best cakes I’ve tried – tasted at Petersham nursery with one of my best friends, Claire
Granny Hazel’s crumpets
A family recipe – lots of fond memories and laughs making these with aunties and cousins
Granny’s Christmas mince pies
Granny Hazel’s mince pies – adapted by my mom. A festive favourite and a tradition for all the girls to make together at Christmas time – lots of fond memories
The quickest and simplest summer dessert
Deliciously Ella sweet potato brownies
A healthy alternative
Mom’s famous chocolate mousse
My brother’s favourite dessert of my mom’s – many happy childhood memories of licking the bowl for this one
Roasted peaches with Amaretto
I recently discovered Amaretto and this dessert has become an absolute favourite and is so easy!
Sarah’s baked cheesecake
A delicious baked cheesecake recipe from Sarah Howe – the best cheesecake I’ve ever had!
Nigella’s rocky road
A perfect festive treat and a wonderful gift idea packaged in a Consol jar with ribbon