EASTER ICE CREAM CAKE

With Easter only weeks away, this simple and delicious ice cream cake will be a winner with the kids and anyone that loves ice cream and chocolate eggs! It is so easy to create that the children can even help (however expect a few eggs to be eaten in the process). If you haven’t see…

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No time to prepare or make a cake for someone’s birthday?

Or it is your birthday and you would rather not make it yourself? Here is a simple idea; prepare all the ingredients earlier or the night before, place them in separate containers – then inside the fridge with the recipe and instructions. These ingredients below are for the No Excuses BEST EVER CHOCOLATE CAKE; and ladies if you would like hubby or even…

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING – EASY CROCK POT RECIPE

500 – 600g dried and/or crystallised fruit Use what ever fruit you like, ¼ -½ cup each of prunes (dried plums), crystallised pineapple and ginger, dried cranberries, raisins, currants and apricots.  Otherwise the easiest option is to buy a 1kg packet of mixed dried fruit which can be purchased at any supermarket. ¼ cup sherry, rum or stout (beer)…

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BERRY DELICIOUS ICE~CREAM CAKE

Here another alternative to the EASIEST ICE~CREAM CAKE IN THE WORLD recipe: Once again; two basic ingredients are needed: 600ml thickened cream 1 tin condensed milk Frozen berries White chocolate hard tops ice-cream topping Method: Whip the cream till thick consistency. Pour in, fold or stir the condensed milk into whipped cream gently and mix thoroughly. Prepare the dish…

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ITALIAN LIQUEUR TRIFLE

  Cake Ingredients: 1 cup self raising flour 1 tablespoon corn flour 5 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence ¾ cup caster sugar ⅔ cup Marsala (or sherry) 80g butter – melted 2 x 250g Strawberries punnet 2 tablespoons plain or rice flour 600ml thickened cream – whipped (½ cup needed for custard). Grated chocolate Custard…

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SIMPLE SPONGE CAKE

  For the filling I used Nestle Top N Fill Caramel and a 600ml whipped thickened fresh cream. I spread a small layer of caramel onto the left cake (this is the lid or top of cake). The right side I put a good covering of caramel. I left about a 1/8 of caramel in…

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BLIND BAKING – CHEAT WAY!

When cooking fresh home-made pastry, perhaps the first thought that comes to mind; “Oh, it’s too hard, every time I try to ‘blind bake’, it takes too long or it just turns out wrong”.  Well, I have the answer for you! FORGET the traditional way, this is just SO EASY!   Once you have made your SHORT CRUST…

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