Date Pie
Dec05

Date Pie

Print Date Pie Ingredients 250g shortcrust pastry ¼ cup sugar 1 cup stoned chopped dates 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons grated orange rind ½ cup milk ½ cup water ½ teaspoon vanilla essence 125g cream cheese Grated nutmeg Instructions Grease a 24cm Pie Plate, Roll out pastry thinly and line the pie plate with it. Crimp the edge. Simmer dates, orange rind and water in a small saucepan until thick. Cool. Spread...

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Creme Caramel
Dec05

Creme Caramel

Print Creme Caramel Ingredients Caramel: ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons water Custard: 2 cups milk 3 eggs 2 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla essence Instructions Heat sugar and water in a small saucepan and boil until light amber in colour and the consistency of golden syrup. Pour into mould and twist it round and round until caramel coats the sides. Custard: Heat milk and pour over beaten eggs and sugar. Add vanilla and...

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Coconut Rice
Dec05

Coconut Rice

Print Coconut Rice Ingredients 1½ cups cooked rice 400ml coconut milk sugar Instructions Mix rice and milk together. Add desired amount of sugar. 3.2.2885...

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Coconut Icecream
Dec05

Coconut Icecream

Print Coconut Icecream Ingredients 1 cup desiccated coconut 3 egg yolks 3 tbls castor sugar ¾ cup cream 2 tbls chocalate flavoured cream liqueur ½ tsp coconut essence Instructions Toast the coconut in a dry pan over medium heat, keep stirring until it browns a little. Add the sugar to the egg yolks and beat until fluffy. Whip the cream until it is stiff. Then add the egg mixture, liqueur, essence and coconut. Mix very...

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Chocolate Mousse
Dec05

Chocolate Mousse

Print Chocolate Mousse Ingredients 125g plain chocolate 4 egg whites 4 egg yolks 1 tablespoon water pinch salt Instructions Melt chocolate and water in a saucepan. Then pour into mixing bowl. Beat egg yolks until smooth, slowly stir into chocolate. Add a pinch of salt to egg whites and whisk until they form stiff peaks. Fold whites into chocolate mixture. Pour in small bowls and put in refridgerator until set. Serve with spinkles of...

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Chocolate Brownie Trifle
Dec05

Chocolate Brownie Trifle

Print Chocolate Brownie Trifle Ingredients One pack prepared brownie mix (family size) One bag toffee pieces Whipped cream One packet instant chocolate pudding Skim milk to prepare the pudding Strawberries (optional) Instructions Prepare the brownies as directed on the box. Bake them for the time specified. In the meantime, prepare the instant pudding using the cold skim milk. Refrigerate. Wait for the brownies to completely cool...

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Bread and Butter Custard
Dec05

Bread and Butter Custard

Print Bread and Butter Custard Ingredients 4 slices day old bread butter 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 500ml milk ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon sultanas 3 eggs 2 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla Instructions Beat eggs with sugar, add lemon rind, milk, and essence. Pour into dish, stir in sultanas. Remove crusts from bread, butter each slice, cut into triangles. Place overlapping slices on top of custard, sprinkle with nutmeg....

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Banana Fritters
Dec05

Banana Fritters

Print Banana Fritters Ingredients ½ cup plain flour 3 or 4 bananas pinch salt ⅓ cup warm water 1 tablespoon oil oil for deep-frying 1 egg, separated Instructions Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the oil, egg yolk, and water then beat well until the batter is smooth. Let it stand at room temperature for half an hour. Meanwhile beat the egg white until soft peaks occur. Then fold into...

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Banana and Honey Pudding
Dec05

Banana and Honey Pudding

Print Banana and Honey Pudding Ingredients 4 ripe bananas 300ml cream 300ml plain yogurt 2 tablespoons clear honey Almonds 1 teaspoon lemon juice Instructions Whip the cream until fluffy. Peel and slice bananas. Mash in another bowl with a fork. Stir in the honey, yogurt and lemon juice. Fold in the whipped cream. Serve in small bowls, sprinkled with almonds. 3.2.2885...

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Baked Apple Dumplings
Dec05

Baked Apple Dumplings

Print Baked Apple Dumplings Ingredients 250g shortcrust pastry 2 teaspoons mixed spice 6 small cooking apples a little extra sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar Instructions Grease a Baking Pan. Divide pastry into 6 equal portions, shaping into balls first, then rolling into circles big enough to cover apples. Core and peel apples. Place an apple on each piece of pastry and fill with sugar and spice. Work pastry lightly and smoothly over...

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Avocado Icecream
Dec05

Avocado Icecream

Print Avocado Icecream Ingredients 500 ml vanilla icecream 2 medium ripe avocados 2 tbls honey 2 tbls lemon juice Instructions Let the icecream soften out of the freezer. Peel and deseed the avocados and mash the pulp with honey and lemon juice. Mix well into the icecream and return to the freezer for at least an hour. 3.2.2885...

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Apple Turnovers
Dec05

Apple Turnovers

Print Apple Turnovers Ingredients 1¾ cups plain flour ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder 8 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 100 ml cold water 1 tin of pie apples 2 tblsp castor sugar Instructions Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Cut butter into pieces, the size of marbles. Stir butter into flour lightly with a knife. Add lemon juice and water, and mix into a dry dough. Knead lightly...

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Apple Shortbread
Dec05

Apple Shortbread

Print Apple Shortbread Ingredients 500g shortbread pastry 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1.5 cups stewed or canned apples, sweetened little extra sugar Instructions Grease a Biscuit Slice Pan. Roll out pastry thinly and line the Pan with half of it. Spread with the apples. Sprinkle with the cinnamon. Cover with remaining pastry and seal edges. Brush with water and sprinkle with extra sugar. Bake in a hot oven (220°C) for 30 minutes,...

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Apple Pie
Dec05

Apple Pie

Print Apple Pie Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 cup self-raising flour ½ teaspoon salt 6 tblsp butter 1 egg 60ml milk 2 tblsp castor sugar 6 cooking apples ½ cup sugar 120ml water 2 cloves Instructions Peel, core and thinly slice the apples. Place in a large saucepan with sugar, water and cloves. Cook on low heat until apples are tender, then drain off any excess water. Sift flours and salt into a bowl. Rub butter into...

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Apple Crumble
Dec05

Apple Crumble

Print Apple Crumble Ingredients 1kg apples 2 tablespoons orange juice ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¾ cup plain flour ¼ cup sugar 90g butter pinch of salt Instructions Peel and slice apples. Cook apples, orange juice, cinnamon and brown sugar in a saucepan until soft. Pour apples into pie dish, spread out evenly. Sift plain flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Rub butter into flour with hands. Continue to rub the...

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Almond Tart
Dec05

Almond Tart

Print Almond Tart Ingredients 125g rough puff pastry ¼ cup cake crumbs 2 tablespoons strawberry jam or lemon butter 1 tablespoon sugar A few drops of almond essence 2 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon ground almonds or coconut 2 tablespoons castor sugar Instructions Grease a 20cm Pie Plate. Roll out pastry thinly and line Pie Plate with it. Crimp the edge. Spread with jam. Combine egg yolks, ground almonds or coconut, cake crumbs,...

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Almond and Pear Cake
Dec05

Almond and Pear Cake

Print Almond and Pear Cake A lovely, moist dessert cake that will please. The corn flour can be replaced with plain flour if you don't need or want gluten free. Ingredients 1 cup almond meal ½ cup sugar 2 tbsp corn flour 80 grams butter, cubed 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 ripe pears, thickly sliced 1 tbsp maple syrup Instructions The ingredients above are for a 20cm tart case or cake tin. Place almond meal, corn flour, sugar and butter in...

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Dec04

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Print Pineapple Upside Down Cake Ingredients 80g Butter ½ Cup brown sugar small can of pineapple slices Glaced cherries (optional) 2 eggs ⅔ Cup Sugar ¾ Cup pineapple juice (from can) 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 Cup self raising flour ¼ tsp salt Instructions Topping: Do the following in a 20cm cake pan. Melt Butter in Pan Spread brown sugar evenly over the butter Arrange pineapple slices and the cherries in a...

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Brandy Snaps
Dec04

Brandy Snaps

Print Brandy Snaps Ingredients 60 grams butter ⅓ cup brown sugar 2 tbls golden syrup ¼ cup plain flour 1½ tsp ground ginger ½ cup whipped thickened cream 1 cup sliced strawberries Instructions Combine butter, sugar and syrup in a saucepan and heat gently to dissolve. Blend in flour and ginger. Beat until smooth. Drop 3 to 4 teaspoons full onto baking paper about 5cm apart. Spread into a 5cm circle. Bake at...

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