Posts Tagged “Dessert”

Halva Cocoa Peppermint Crisp Tart

  Today we’ve partnered with Mediterranean Delicacies to bring you a twist on the South African favourite dessert, Peppermint Crisp Tart. As a child, I always had a love for the caramel chocolate mint combination of this dessert. I love creamy desserts and this was such an easy one to make for my young hands….

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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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Pretty Dope! Review: Dope Donuts

Pretty Dope! Review: Dope Donuts

Krispy Kreme & Dunkin’ Donuts – the two great American donut rivals. They can move over! South Africa has the best donut by far. Meet Dope Donuts. It’s an artisan donut, made in Joburg, by the lovely Elise. Dope Donuts are delicately light on the inside with a crisp exterior. The different toppings are quirky and…

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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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