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Speckled Egg and White Chocolate Rocky Road

Speckled Egg and White Chocolate Rocky Road

  Oh speckled eggs! You’re such a popular sweet and now that it’s Easter, all the other eggs come out to compete with you. Let’s use this time to celebrate your year-round popularity by transforming you into a delicious rocky road treat. What do you say? Let’s do it!   The Rocky Road was really…

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Strawberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

Strawberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

Spring has arrived! The sweet smell of jasmine is in the air and the world is a little greener. And what better way to celebrate than with bright coloured cupcakes with a strawberry and white chocolate flavour.  As sweet as Spring jasmine, the Strawberry and White Chocolate Cupcakes are a real treat! The warmer weather…

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Homemade Milk Tart for National Milk Tart Day

Homemade Milk Tart for National Milk Tart Day

Milk Tart is one of my favourite traditional South African desserts and with National Milk Tart Day being celebrated, I thought it was a perfect excuse to make some! You have two milk tart types – baked or non-baked. I’m a fan of the non-baked type as it’s easier and I love the cool dessert…

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How to Eat a Cupcake

How to Eat a Cupcake

Do you ever try to eat a cupcake and end up with a mouthful of frosting? Or end up with it on your nose and no serviette nearby to wipe up with? Well according to internet research, there is a better way to eat a cupcake. Think of the little beast as a small hamburger…

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Mom’s Boozy Chocolate Mousse

My mom has a dessert that she is known for. Friends and family request her delicious Chocolate Mousse whenever she is preparing a special meal. I begged my mom to share her recipe with me, years ago when I has just started cooking for friends.   I couldn’t believe it when I read the recipe!…

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Whisky and Fig Bread and Butter Pudding

A cold night at home and husband requests a baked sweet dessert. But he doesn’t want anything spongy. A browse through the cupboards and I realise I don’t have a lot to work with. My eye catches the leftover bread and an idea starts to develop. Combining my favourite winter ingredients – whisky and comfort…

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