This is my sister Mella’s most favourite cake of all and we make it all the time! Ingredients 1 cup of caster sugar 3 eggs 1½ cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarb ½ tsp salt 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup sunflower oil 2 cups of finely grated carrots…
(Makes 1,5 liters of ice cream and 8 sugar cones) For the peanut butter ice-cream Ingredients 500 ml cream 500 ml milk 250 ml granulated white sugar 125 ml unsweetened peanut butter 5 ml vanilla paste 5 large egg yolks 5 ml freshly ground salt Method Chill your ice-cream maker bowl in the freezer for…
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.
Something a little different for Easter, serve warm with custard or with cold ice-cream for a year round twist on a classic.
A warm winter favourite
The word tiramisu means ‘cheer me up’ and how appropriate – I love this traditional italian layered dessert with a rich coffee flavour.
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
One of my favourite desserts with an orange twist
This simple, comforting, baked citrus pudding is more often found using lemons but my mom makes a delicious orange version…
A childhood favourite that brings back so many memories.
We often make this lovely dessert over the festive season – adapted from a recipe from Janet Roche
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 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 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.
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
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
One of the best cakes I’ve tried – tasted at Petersham nursery with one of my best friends, Claire
A family recipe – lots of fond memories and laughs making these with aunties and cousins
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
A healthy alternative
My brother’s favourite dessert of my mom’s – many happy childhood memories of licking the bowl for this one
I recently discovered Amaretto and this dessert has become an absolute favourite and is so easy!
A delicious baked cheesecake recipe from Sarah Howe – the best cheesecake I’ve ever had!
A perfect festive treat and a wonderful gift idea packaged in a Consol jar with ribbon