Cornflake Easter Nests

Cornflake Easter Nests Ingredients200 g milk chocolate, chopped2 tbsp golden syrup, substitute with honey50g unsalted butterPinch of salt90 g cornflakes36 mini eggs MethodLine a 12-hole muffin pan with paper liners and set aside.Add the chocolate, butter, and golden syrup (or honey) to a large, microwave-safe mixing bowl.Warm in the microwave in 30-second increments until completely […]

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Almond Croissants

Almond Croissant IngredientsTo assemble8 store-bought croissants, halved horizontally50g sliced almonds For the Frangipane90g almond flour110g unsalted butter, at room temperature90g muscovado sugar2 large eggs, at room temperature1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste, substitute with vanilla extract3 tbsp cake flourPinch of salt For the simple syrup60g granulated sugar5 tbsp water MethodMake the sugar syrupIn a small saucepan, […]

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Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates Ingredients6 medjool dates60 g creamy peanut butter60 g dark or milk chocolate, melted1 tablespoon of chopped nuts for garnishFlakey sea salt MethodSlice the dates halfway lengthwise.Fill the center of each date with a spoonful of peanut butter.Dip each of the stuffed dates into the melted chocolate. Once coated set aside on […]

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Upside-Down Banana Bread

Upside-down banana bread IngredientsFor the banana caramel topping:1 banana, sliced horizontally120g demerara sugar1/4 cup water For the banana bread batter:3 medium-sized bananas115g double cream yogurt2 large eggs100g white sugar50g demerara sugar113g unsalted butter, melted1.5 cups dark chocolate chips1/2 cup roast pecan nuts300g cake flour2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda1 tsp cinnamon powder1/4 nutmeg […]

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Romany Creams Cheesecake Truffles

Romany Creams Cheesecake Truffles Ingredients200 g Romany Creams biscuits, substitute with chocolate sandwiched cookies120g medium-fat cream cheese200g milk chocolate, melted OptionalSprinkles MethodPrepare a 20x 20 cm square cake tin with baking paper and set aside.Place biscuits in a food processor and pulse till the biscuits resemble crumbs.Add in the cream cheese and pulse till combined […]

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Granadilla & Coconut Loaf

Granadilla & Coconut Loaf Cake Ingredients220g EVOO180g granulated sugar1 tbsp vanilla paste3 large eggsZest 1 large lemon280g cake flour20g desiccated coconut1 tsp of baking powder½ tsp bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt225g double cream yogurt¾ cup of granadilla pulp, plus extra for topping250g mascarpone, at room temperature MethodPreheat your oven to 180°C. prepare your loaf pan […]

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Pastry Cream

Pastry Cream Ingredients500ml full cream milk1 tsp vanilla bean paste6 large egg yolks135g castor sugar35g corn flour50g butter, cold MethodAdd the milk and vanilla bean paste to a medium saucepan, place over medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat.In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy. […]

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Boerie Pasta

Boerie Pasta (tomato-based) Ingredients250 g fusilli pasta1 tbsp olive oil800 g boerewors, cut into bite-size pieces1 medium onion, sliced4 garlic cloves, minced1 jalapeno, finely diced, substitute with any chilli you have on hand800 g pureed Roma tomatoes or tomato passata1.5 tsp smoked Spanish paprikaSalt and pepper to taste2 cups rocket, substitute with baby spinach MethodCook […]

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