Desserts


Lemon yoghurt cake Desserts / Dine in

I make this lemon cake when I need a sweet treat that uses one bowl and takes no time to make. Most of the ingredients I have on hand and if I don’t, I have made substitutions with equal success. Vegetable or rice bran oil, even a smidge of olive oil in a pinch. Yoghurt, buttermilk, sour cream, smidge of milk to spin it out – totally fine! One bowl means hardly any washing up, so there really aren’t any excuses not to make it! The crumb is moist and light, with a sharp lemon tang balanced with some sweetness. The...

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Ingredients 3 egg whites 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 tbs ground hazelnuts Directions Preheat oven to 120C.  Line baking trays with baking paper. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar while beating and beat until thick and glossy.  Gently fold through ground hazelnuts. Place tablespoons of the meringue on the baking trays, ensure they are well spaced. Bake for 45-50 minutes then cool in the oven with the door open. Serve with cream and berries if desired.


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Ingredients 3 cups lightly stewed apple, not too wet 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 3 eggs 6 tbsp self raising flour, sifted Directions Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 21cm x 6 cm deep oven dish or 4-6 individual ramekins. Place apples in dish, sprinkle with brown sugar and essence, mix through. Beat eggs, add caster sugar slowly until thick and creamy and then fold in flour and pour on top of apples. Bake for 45-55 minutes for the large dish or 30-35 minutes for ramekins.  Serve dusted with icing sugar and serve...

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Serves 4. Ingredients 5-6 slices fruit bread 40g unsalted butter, softened 2 tbs marmalade 200g blackberries 4 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup milk 2 cups cream 2 tsp raw sugar Directions Remove crusts and butter bread.  Brush with marmalade and layer in a 1.5L oven proof dish, sprinkling with blackberries between layers. Whisk together eggs, caster sugar, vanilla, milk and cream.  Pour mixture over bread and sprinkle with sugar. Set aside for 20 minutes to allow bread to absorb liquid. Preheat oven to 180C.  Place dish in a large baking tin and fill tin...

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These souffles are easy really easy to make.  You can also make them in advance and cover with plastic wrap and store in the freezer until required.  Cook them from frozen for an extra 5 minutes. Ingredients Butter, for greasing 80g caster sugar plus extra for dusting the dishes 200g good dark chocolate 1/2 cup cream 6 eggs, separated 1 tsp vanilla extract Icing sugar, to serve Directions Preheat oven to 200C (180C fan forced). Grease 6 ceramic ramekins with butter and dust with icing sugar.  Place in the fridge until required. Melt chocolate an cream in a small bowl...

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