Category Archives: Desserts

In case you are not full up by now!

Mince Pie Cheesecake Bites

All the flavours of a traditional fruit mince pie but in cheesecake form. If you like the idea of enjoying the traditional Christmas food of fruit mince pies but find that fruit mince can be a little too tart for your taste … Continue reading

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Pavlova Roll with Cherry Cream

This is much easier to make than it looks. If you are looking for an alternative to traditional Pavlova or Yule Log, this is a cross between the two. Using meringue as an alternative to sponge cake makes the ‘roll’ … Continue reading

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Choc Caramel Ice Cream Pudding

This is an ideal alternative Christmas dessert. With the rush of cooking on Christmas morning, it is great to get as much as possible prepared in advance. This ice cream pudding can be made now and just popped in the freezer … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Coconut Cream Crumble

Yum! Hot desserts are not something that I make very often but this one looks like it might become a favourite in our house. Strawberries are still in season here so I had some lovely fresh fruit to make this … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: Ice Cream Cakes

With the warm weather approaching in the southern hemisphere (where I live) and also still just hanging on in the northern hemisphere, I thought I would take this opportunity to look at a few of my favourite ice cream cake recipes from … Continue reading

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3 minute Chocolate Orange Cake

Your cake is ready :-) I can’t remember the last time I used my microwave to actually cook something. Usually it just re-heats food or melts butter. However, now that I have found this recipe, I think it is going to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Jelly and Ice Cream Pie

Only 7 ingredients for a delicious dessert. Ice cream cakes are simple to make and very versatile. I particularly love this version as it doesn’t use store-bought ice cream. There is just something special about telling guests that you made your … Continue reading

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No Added Sugar: Coconut Jelly

These little jellies are a simple but impressive looking dessert. If you are looking for an unusual dessert to serve to friends then I can recommend this recipe. It takes under 5 minutes to prepare and you can make it … Continue reading

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Lemon Mousse Cheesecake

This cheesecake is light and fluffy with little effort. It has been a little while since I made a cheesecake and this one is certainly a bit different. Sometimes cheesecakes can have a stodgy texture, especially if they are baked. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Whole Orange Rice Pudding

Yes, this rice pudding has a whole orange in it. Last weekend I was looking for recipes that included oranges as I had a bowl full that needed to be eaten. I found quite a few that required an orange … Continue reading

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