Category Archives: Desserts

Orange and Almond Cake

Ever since I first saw this cake being cooked on Food Safari years ago, I have had it on my ‘to do’ list. It didn’t disappoint! This cake is quite dense and very moist, but because it contains almond meal … Continue reading

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The Great Australian Vanilla Slice

I have always had a fondness for the classic vanilla slice. Less celebrated then the pavlova or the lamington, but just as Australian. It is one of those slices you will come across in just about every bakery. When I … Continue reading

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Lemon & Ginger Creme Brulee Tarts

The theme for the Cookbook challenge this fortnight has been “Citrus”. Whilst I love citrus flavours I had a lot of trouble choosing just one recipe to cook because there were so many citrus recipes I wanted to try! This … Continue reading

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Baked Peaches with Ricotta and Chocolate

I thought it would be fun this year to join a group of food bloggers in Australia doing the 2011 Cookbook Challenge. Every two weeks everybody participating has to cook a recipe out of one of their cookbooks which is … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Creme Brulees

The first thing I look for when I scan through a dessert menu at a restaurant is creme brulee! It doesn’t matter what flavour, although I do have a preference for white chocolate. Who could resist cracking through the hard … Continue reading

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Berliner Doughnuts

When I was in high school I went on an exchange program to Germany for a month, staying on a pig farm in North West Germany with a wonderful family who have since welcomed me or members of my family … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Passionfruit Souffle

With all the custard tartsĀ  I’ve been making lately, I’ve managed to build up a large number of egg whites in my freezer. So what to do with all of them? The obvious things that came to mind were pavlova … Continue reading

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Portuguese Custard Tarts

Ever since I had my first bite of one of these lovely tarts years ago, I have had a fondness for them. The custard texture is beautifully creamy and a far cry from the strange yellow gelatinous custard tarts that … Continue reading

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Banana Tarte Tatin

What to do with too many bananas in the fruit bowl? This was the question that plagued me the other night. I have a tendency to buy too many bananas in the hope that my hubby will see them and … Continue reading

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Decadent Chocolate Mud Cups

Coffee and chocolate, anyone? What better way is there to end an evening spent with friends? This luxurious dessert combines the two perfect ways to end a meal and is so simple to whip up in a few minutes in … Continue reading

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