Doughnuts dipped in chocolate with roasted peanuts

Forget all the fancy-schmancy stuff these are the only doughnuts you’ll ever need. Dipped in melted chocolate and toasted peanuts, I mean can you name a better combination? I prefer not using ganache because I live for that chocolate crunch that comes with dipping your doughnut into plain old chocolate and waiting for it toContinue reading “Doughnuts dipped in chocolate with roasted peanuts”

Lamingtons

I’ve been making lamingtons for years, and it wasn’t until my Kenwood appreciation post last week that I realised just how much everyone loved them! Lamingtons might be an Australian treat but I remember consuming them in extremely large quantities all my life, the light buttery sponge soaked in chocolate syrup then rolled desiccated coconutContinue reading “Lamingtons”

Pecan Nut Pie

INGREDIENTS PASTRY 140 g cake flour 1 ml salt 80 g cold butter (I used Stork Bake), cut into small cubes 8 ml castor sugar 1 large egg yolk 10 ml iced water 2.5 ml lemon juice FILLING 3 eggs 60 g butter, melted 225 ml brown sugar 80 ml golden syrup 5 ml vanillaContinue reading “Pecan Nut Pie”

Maple Honeycomb

Ever fancied making your own “crunchie” bars? Well now you can with this simple and mesmerizing method of making your very own honeycomb. This legit takes less than 15 minutes to prepare adding another 30 minutes to cool down completely. Smothered in chocolate or broken into shards would look stunning placed on any dessert. ForContinue reading “Maple Honeycomb”

Choux Pastry

I am a huge fan of French pastry, croissants, palmiers and ECLAIRS!My love for eclairs however is something I just can’t explain, I love them so much I’d choose them over creme brulee anyday. This morning I got up, turned to page 48 of @freshliving_pnp and decided to whip up a batch of chocolate eclairs.Continue reading “Choux Pastry”

Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins

These little morsels are absolutely delicious and they were a huge hit with my kids. They’re perfect for Sunday’s brunch or breakfast on the go. Here’s how you can make em’ Make sure to spray your muffin pan very, very well with cooking spray so the French toast doesn’t stick. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1/2Continue reading “Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins”

Zucchini Brownies – Vegan

Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups cake flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups finely grated zucchini DO NOT DRAIN 1 1/4 cups dairy mill or semi sweet chocolate chunks. I used Nestle chocolate andContinue reading “Zucchini Brownies – Vegan”

Churros

Ingredients for 30 churros 1 cup (235 mL) water ⅓ cup (75 g) butter 2 tablespoons Natura Golden castor sugar salt, to taste 1 cup (125 g) flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs cinnamon sugar, to coat chocolate, melted, to taste Method Preheat oven to 180˚C. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt theContinue reading “Churros”

Chocolate magic cake

I made this delicious chocolate magic cake for dessert I got the recipe from @delish. This cake is light, fudgy and oh so chocolatey I mean do you need any other reasons to make this amazing cake? Nope, you don’t. Used @kerrygoldsouthafrica, @nestle cocoa and @sasko_sa. Ingredients 1/2 c. unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightlyContinue reading “Chocolate magic cake”

Gulab jamun

I have been craving gulab jamuns FOREVER! And I’ve always thought it would take me forever to make but I couldnt have been more wrong, this recipe is absolutely simple in other words FOOL PROOF! Dipped in a warm rose syrup and rolled in desiccated coconut hmmm…. doesn’t get any better. Plus I gotta startContinue reading “Gulab jamun”