Marmalade Loaf with Orange glaze

This beautiful, moist orangey cake with chunky marmalade is so delicious! Ingredients 150 g Unsalted butter, softened (Plus extra for greasing) 100 g caster sugar 100 g light brown sugar Zest of 2 oranges Juice from ½ orange (Reserve the remaining juice to use in the icing) 3 large eggs ¼ tsp salt 75 g…

Salted peanut butter ice-cream with home-made sugar cones

(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…

Classic salty-sweet Peanut Brittle

This recipe is so quick and easy to make. Delicious served as a dessert with coffee or tea, or a midday snack. You’ll have the kids queuing for more at your next Cake and Candy sale.   Ingredients Soft unsalted butter to grease the baking sheet 2 cups sugar ¼ cup water Pinch salt 1…

Healthy apple muffins

These deliciously healthy apple and cinnamon muffins taste just like apple crumble. Perfect for leftover apples and a healthy snack.

Judy’s crunchies

This is a delicious crunchie recipe from my aunt Judy – the perfect tea time snack and very much a family recipe.

Sweet potato muffins

The delicious but healthy muffins by Jamie Oliver are made with my favourite ingredient – superfood sweet potato.

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.

Sugar cookies

A delicious and easy recipe for sugar cookies from the Hummingbird Bakery recipe book – perfect for Valentines, birthdays, baby showers or Christmas…

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.

Acai bowl

My absolute favourite at the moment – a healthy, vitamin rich meal full of wholesome, fresh goodness plus it looks really pretty with all the toppings

Beer mielie bread

A perfect braai companion – brings back fond memories of holidays in Mozam with Josie and her family. Just 4 ingredients…

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

My quick banana bread

My easy and yummy one bowl banana bread and doesn’t even require a mixer. You can also use a muffin tin for perfect banana muffins

Deliciously Ella energy bites

These only take 3 minutes and require hardly any washing up. You can tweak the recipe as you like – my favourite recipe from Deliciously Ella. A great snack for healthier eating!

Nigella’s rocky road

A perfect festive treat and a wonderful gift idea packaged in a Consol jar with ribbon