Desserts, baking & sweet treats

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Uie-tert met roosmaryn & pecorino

Uie-tert met roosmaryn & pecorino

Gekaramelliseerde uie is so ’n eenvoudige, maar baie geurige vulsel vir die tert. Ideaal vir ’n teetafel of as bygereg. Lees die resep mooi, want dis eintlik ’n onderstebo-tert, so die laaste stap is inderdaad korrek.

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Vanielje-brosbrood

Vanielje-brosbrood

Die reuk van varsgebakte koekies is onweerstaanbaar, so sit jou voorskoot aan en trek die maatkoppies nader. Almal gaan bly wees oor ‘n baksel of twee tuisgemaakte koekies. Dis ideaal vir die vakansietyd of maak ‘n fles of blik vol as ‘n bederfgeskenk.

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Layered ice cream cake

Layered ice cream cake

A festive dessert that will have everyone thinking you spent hours in the kitchen and yet, it’s quite easy to make. This ice cream cake can be made well in advance, as it can remain frozen for a week or more. When I heard that AMC Cookware added a 16 cm Baking tin to the existing 24 cm and 20 cm versions in the range, I knew it would be perfect for many exciting baking ideas. And it’s really cute too – if a baking tin can be cute!

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Warm citrus pudding

Warm citrus pudding

As a child, this was one of my all-time favourite winter desserts. It’s called a self-saucing citrus pudding and just what you need on a cold day. I can imagine the flavours as I am writing. The feather light batter on top has a sweet-sour sauce which forms underneath as it bakes and is quite a surprise element if you have never eaten this before. So, if you’re making this for the first time, don’t be alarmed when you dish up – this is how it’s supposed to be.

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Pink Lady® Apple cake

Pink Lady® Apple cake

I love Pink Lady® Apples and although they are not back in season yet, I am keeping this recipe on hand for the moment they are on shelf in May. And seeing that South Africans love to bake, I just have to share this delicious cake so long.
The moist cake with its soft texture is really special and similar to a typical Ukranian apple cake. Ian Sklarsky shared this family recipe with the Pink Lady® team and they were so excited about it, that they shared it with us at a lovely launch event a few years ago. The natural sweetness of the apples and the ability to hold their structure, even when baked, is just what you need for this cake.

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Mini lemon polenta cakes with herbs

Mini lemon polenta cakes with herbs

Westfalia Fruit has four flavours in the avocado oil range: Plain, Garlic, Lemon and Butter – great to use in any recipe where oil is needed. I often use the lemon-flavoured avocado oil as it adds a citrusy aroma and taste to anything from salads and roasted or steamed veggies to chicken and fish. It is especially good when baking, like in these light and fluffy mini tea loaves.
In this recipe, the polenta and nuts adds an interesting texture and the lovely zestiness from the lemon-flavoured avocado oil is perfect with the hint of fresh herbs.

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Spiced cookies

Spiced cookies

Baking is a much-loved holiday tradition and something that can get the whole family into a festive spirit. Kids often love to bake and ice their own cookies and get creative with colours and toppings. It’s also a great activity to get them involved and keep them busy in the holidays.

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Granola-krummel met vye

Granola-krummel met vye

Hierdie granola met neute en speserye is ’n baie lekker en veelsydige item om gereed te hê, veral as jy skielik iets indrukwekkends vir gaste moet voorsit. Onderaan die resep is ’n paar maniere waarop dit gebruik kan word. Die gebakte mengsel vries uitstekend, so ek maak sommer ’n dubbele hoeveelheid.

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