Desserts

Desserts

Here you can find my favourite sweet recipes
The Daring Bakers July 2011 Challenge: FRESH FRAISER!

The Daring Bakers July 2011 Challenge: FRESH FRAISER!

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I love Cannoli!

I love Cannoli!

Our host Lisa Michele of Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drives had chosen Cannoli. The November 2009 Daring Bakers Challenge was chosen and hosted by Lisa Michele of Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drives
blueberry tarts for two

blueberry tarts for two

Guess who's back. Me. I am basically done all the dirty work for the book ("WOW EMILY YOU ARE SO AMAZING HOW DID YOU CREATE AND PHOTOGRAPH ALMOST 100 RECIPES IN JUST 3 MONTHS
Christmas Macarons in a Thermomix....the verdict

Christmas Macarons in a Thermomix....the verdict

My husband bought me a Thermomix a couple of months ago as a present. I love using it for making custards, ice creams, sauces and even choux pastry, and I know others have published recipes for Thermomix macarons but I wasn't convinced it would work or would be worth the effort
Cocoa Almond Butter

Cocoa Almond Butter

As you know, I have been making my own jam/preserves and learning that making homemade nut butter is also very easy hence I set it out to give it a try
Almond maple butter

Almond maple butter

Happy New Year. I can hardly believe it’s 2014…but I’m ready for a great year. I’m starting the new year by making something I have been wanting to try for a while now, homemade almond butter
Chocolate-Almond Butter Fudge Sauce

Chocolate-Almond Butter Fudge Sauce

Recipe courtesy Aida Mollenkamp. TOTAL TIME. 7 min. Prep. 2 min. Cook. 5 min. YIELD. 1 1/2 cups. LEVEL. Easy. ingredients. 1/2 cup heavy cream
Almond Butter Choc Chip Cookies

Almond Butter Choc Chip Cookies

Everybody loves chocolate chip cookies. But how to make them healthy. I was so excited when I found Rapadura sweetened dark chocolate chips in a local co-op store
Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband. We are the same age for 3 weeks, then I become the older woman again
Hummingbird Cupcakes - Martha Stewart

Hummingbird Cupcakes - Martha Stewart

Flipping through Martha Stewart's Cupcakes book yesterday morning, I realised that I have bookmarked her Hummingbird Cupcakes a year ago and till date still have not make them
Sunday Baking - Hummingbird Slice

Sunday Baking - Hummingbird Slice

I've had Hummingbird Cake and Hummingbird Muffins but I've never had Hummingbird Slice. That's reason enough to get baking
Pineapple and Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple and Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

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No churn salted caramel ice cream

No churn salted caramel ice cream

I’m possibly a little late to the party on the whole ‘no-churn’ ice-cream thing but I whipped this up before Christmas to share now and since then have seen quite a few recipes floating around
Recipe: Butterscotch Layer Cake (Nigella Lawson)

Recipe: Butterscotch Layer Cake (Nigella Lawson)

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Chocolate Caramel Ombre Cake

Chocolate Caramel Ombre Cake

I am starting to notice a theme in my desserts. The dominant flavour is the chocolate and caramel combination
White Chocolate Mud Cakes for Caroline's wedding

White Chocolate Mud Cakes for Caroline's wedding

I have reached the age where not too many people of my acquaintance are getting married anymore - they are either already married, or are divorced and staying far away from formal wedlock
EASY BERRY MUFFINS

EASY BERRY MUFFINS

From snow to sand, and all the way across the land…. Introducing a new VIP @ No Excuses blogger ~ Mummy to Boyz, who will write here on occasion