a is for .. apple pie – spiced apple pie jaffles

Homemade apple pie is an old school dessert favourite. Crispy pastry, with a filling that conjures up feelings of warmth and comfort. Seeings as we don’t have an operational oven at the moment, I am forced to seek other methods of ‘baking’ or making desserts. After much hesitation and doubt, I gathered the courage and…

strawberry tart – tarte aux fraises

Strawberries are back people – and they are so cheap – I picked up 500g yesterday for $2.00. They were sweet and delicious with the lush red skin and soft flesh, not sour and tasteless. It’s ideal to use fresh berries for this, at their most ripe too ! One of my favourite flavour combos…

baby food – poached pear and apple berry smoosh

This is great on its own for baby, or stir it thru some custard or yoghurt. Ingredients – 2 packets of mixed frozen berries – 1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped roughly – 1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped roughly – 1 strip of orange zest – 1/2 vanilla bean, split in half – 1…

sticky date pud with hazelnut & butterscotch caramel

This is for those who do not care about their waistlines. This dessert is super indulgence to the eXtreme.. Best served with vanilla bean ice cream or custard. ** Pre-heat oven to 180*C Ingredients: – 200g of roughly chopped dates, stoned and chopped – 1 1/2 teaspoon of bi-carb – 300ml of boiling water –…

heart attack slice

ATTN:- Those who are health conscious step away now. This is soooo super yum, and so super bad for you 🙂 WARNING :- This is NOT for the faint hearted. Sweetness overload!! This was called choc pecan and vanilla caramel slice but has been renamed for obvious reasons. LOOK AT THAT GOODNESS Ingredients Base – 200g packet…