Category Archives: Desserts

In case you are not full up by now!

Choc Peanut Bubble Slice with Caramel Topping

If you are on a diet, look away now. This slice is sweet and crunchy but with a super-smooth layer of caramel on the top. I must admit that the caramel is also a little sticky, but that just adds to … Continue reading

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Easter Gifts: Filled Chocolate Eggs

Make you own Easter eggs rather than buying them this year. I know that Easter is still a couple of weeks away but, if you like the idea of making and filling your own chocolate eggs, you can start any … Continue reading

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No-Churn Raspberry Ice Cream

Low fat? No. Delicious? Oh yes. My husband declared this the best ice cream that I have made so far. I agree with him. It is very creamy and full of fruit. If you want to make an impressive but … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Creme Egg Brownies

These are really simple to make. A few friends have been sharing recipes for Creme Egg Brownies via Facebook, but I thought I would come up with a cheat’s version for lazy people like me :-) My recipe uses a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Raspberry Marshmallow Cupcakes

These are perfect if the one you love has a sweet tooth. As promised on Wednesday, these are a great dessert to finish your Valentine’s Day feast. These are another adaptation on my cheat’s way of making cupcakes. I really … Continue reading

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Australia Day: Lamington Cheesecake

Happy Australia Day! In honour of Australia Day I thought I would turn a classic Australian treat, Lamingtons, into a cheesecake. For those that don’t know, a Lamington is a sponge cake that is coated in chocolate frosting then smothered … Continue reading

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Get ready for Christmas: Festive Desserts

If none of the dessert recipes that I have posted so far this year appeal to you, here are a few that I have featured in previous festive seasons. My favourite is this Slow Cooker Christmas Pudding. Need gluten free? … Continue reading

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Snickers Ice Cream Cake

Simple to make but impressive to eat. This is another recipe which would be perfect for those celebrating the festive season in hot weather. The combination of caramel and chocolate is delicious, especially with the crunchy chopped Snickers bars which … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Cream Jelly Cups

Simple and beautiful. These are another dish inspired by something that I saw on Pinterest. They aren’t really a recipe as such as they are so easy to make, but I wanted to share.  I think these are a great way to … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Choc Cherry Ripple Cake

If you haven’t had enough chocolate already this month, you must try this cake. This is easy to make as it is based around a packet of chocolate cake mix. You just mix it up, no electric mixer required, stir … Continue reading

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