Desserts

Chocolate Trifle

Chocolate Trifle

This Chocolate Trifle will brighten up your Christmas dinner table. Best of all, it's simple to make and tastes as good as it looks. Layers of chocolate cheerThis trifle combines chocolate in a few different forms – mousse, cake, cream and shaved chocolate.  It also...

Pavlova Nests

Pavlova Nests

Pavlova Nests are perfect to serve on a grazing board or as individual Mini Pavlovas for dessert.I've used Nana Ling's traditional Pavlova recipe and adjusted the cooking time to create this recipe.  Making Pavlova Nests When making your pavlova shells, keep these...

Black Cats Rocky Road

Black Cats Rocky Road

It's the scariest time of the year. Halloween is here, bringing with it witches, ghosts and ... plenty of black cats. We can now buy bags of sweet black cats here in Australia, so I've created a special Black Cat Rocky Road recipe for all the black cat fans.Black cats...

Bounty Easter Eggs

Bounty Easter Eggs

These pretty homemade Easter Eggs are inspired by the Bounty chocolate bar. This chocolate bar introduced many of us to the wonders of combining chocolate with coconut.If you're a fan of the Bounty, this is definitely one to add to your recipe collection. The taste of...

Golden Syrup Dumplings

Golden Syrup Dumplings

Around the world, dumplings are the comfort food of choice for many. And there are a huge variety of dumplings out there, both sweet and savoury. This is a recipe for old-fashioned Golden Syrup Dumplings.The sweetest choice in dumplings Golden syrup dumplings are a...

Pavlova Grazing Board

Pavlova Grazing Board

A Pavlova Grazing Board is always a hit! We've used a summer fruits theme to prepare our version of this popular dessert.Pavlova – just how you like itOver Christmas 2019, Shalini Nestor of Swish Biscuits shared her pavlova grazing board creation. Pavlova lovers went...

Mango Pudding

Mango Pudding

This chilled mango pudding is made with tapiaco pearls and fresh mango. Topped with coconut cream, berries and mint, it's the perfect end (or start) to a summer day.Mangoes: the perfect summer-time treatWe have so many wonderful summer fruits to enjoy here in...

Rum Balls

Rum Balls

Updated: 25 October 2020These rum balls are made with good ol' Aussie Weetbix. (If you don't have weetbix in your country (or cupboard), don't fear. You can use 140 grams of a wheat breakfast cereal instead of weetbix.) I researched several old-fashioned recipes to...

Pavlova

Pavlova

It's the wonderful dessert that both Australians and New Zealanders call their own. This pavlova recipe creates pav perfection, with a smooth and fluffy marshmallow centre encased in a delicate and crisp meringue shell. Top it with whipped cream and fruit, add a...

Crunchy Peanut Balls

Crunchy Peanut Balls

These Crunchy Peanut Balls are exactly what you'd expect from the name – choc-coated balls of crunchy, peanut-y bliss.  They're so good, you may need to hide them!  A treat worth hiding (or sneaking)My mum often used to make these little treats for family parties...