Smore Cookies

Happy Saturday everyone!! It is such a beautiful day in Johannesburg. We plan on spending some time outside today, I’m thinking maybe having a lovely picnic, we’ll see. A few weeks ago I laid down on the grass in our garden, just looking up at the sky, it felt so incredible and peaceful. It stillContinue reading “Smore Cookies”

Tiramisu Cake

I love tiramisu, then again who doesn’t? This twist on the Italian classic is mind-blowing! Layers of chocolate cake, ladyfingers dipped in cold espresso with a dash of coffee liqueur, that rich mascarpone filling, all dusted in rich cocoa powder decorated in dark chocolate dipped ladyfingers – pure bliss!! I know this cake may lookContinue reading “Tiramisu Cake”

Oreo Mousse Chocolate Eggs

Mousse but make it trendy! These are oreo mousse filled chocolate eggs!! And no it really does not get any better than this!! Not to mention it is a genius way to serve dessert this weekend! Oreo Mousse filled Chocolate Eggs Ingredients 8 oreo cookies, crushed360 ml whipping cream, chilled 1 tablespoon icing sugar, sifted2Continue reading “Oreo Mousse Chocolate Eggs”

Hot Cross Bagels

Happy Sunday everyone!The weather is changing, it is getting colder and I found myself digging up my winter jammies during the week. I spend most of my weekends getting up early – not by choice, my kids wake me up (GRRR!) – I shower and put on a fresh pair of jammies to start myContinue reading “Hot Cross Bagels”

Victoria Sponge Cake

This cake is to celebrate my husband and I getting through this week, we never thought we’d actually get there given the homework, spelling tests and everything else that was thrown at us during the week – we did it, we made it baby! You know how some things are just a classic, like theContinue reading “Victoria Sponge Cake”

Snowballs

Felt extremely nostalgic whilst baking these snowballs, reminded me so much of my childhood growing up in Durban. I remember my late Grandfather would always feed me my body weight in wareings snowballs. They were so good! He would always surprise us with a huge batch of these, whether he was popping by to sayContinue reading “Snowballs”

Bluberry Custard Bars

Paid partnership with First Choice South Africa These blueberry custard bars are super addictive, they remind me of my blueberry pie without the hassle of making an actual pie – BONUS! The centre of these bars consists of creamy First Choice Vanilla Flavoured Custard and blueberry pie filling – an untraditional pairing and I loveContinue reading “Bluberry Custard Bars”

Chocolate Brownies with a Peanut Butter Mousse Filling

I love myself a fudgey brownie, but have you tried a brownie with a peanut butter mousse filling? If you answered no then you have been missing out. INGREDIENTS For the Brownies 185g Kerrygold Naturally Softer Irish Butter 185g dark chocolate 85g cake flour 40g cocoa powder 3 large eggs 275g caster sugar For the PeanutContinue reading “Chocolate Brownies with a Peanut Butter Mousse Filling”

Brioche Doughnuts

Paid partnership with Kerrygold South Africa INGREDIENTS • For the Dough • 500g cake flour, plus extra for dusting • 50g caster sugar • 10g instant yeast • 140ml warm full cream milk • 5 medium eggs • 250g at room temperature Kerrygold Naturally Softer Irish Butter • Oil for frying • For the Glaze •Continue reading “Brioche Doughnuts”

Chocolate Muffins

Happy Monday! If you have a case of the Monday blues, know that I feel you. I always need a bit of a pick up at the start of the week, sort of like something to look forward to. Like these decadent chocolate muffins which I made yesterday, this recipe makes 12, and as soonContinue reading “Chocolate Muffins”