Desserts and Sweets

{RECIPE} No Bake Fruit and Seed Slice

26.02.2014  

I make this simple yet tasty no bake slice for my kids to add to their school snacks.  `It provides plenty of energy to keep kids going, good fats for healthy brain development, vitamins, minerals and it’s naturally sweetened…but best of all…my kids love it!

{RECIPE} White Chocolate Raspberry Frozen Whip

17.02.2014  

Quick, super easy to make and perfect for Summer Entertaining, this frozen treat is sophisticated enough to serve to both adult guests and children alike. You can serve layered with raspberries in individual glasses or use the mini cones as we have done.

{RECIPE} Island Mango Bread

19.01.2014  

I modified this recipe today from a banana bread recipe I often use. It worked a treat, and is a great way to use up over-ripe mangoes!  So summery and yum, full of nutritious ingredients and high in fibre with only a small amount of butter added.

I hope you like it!

White Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

White Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

07.01.2014  

Quick, super easy to make and perfect for Summer Entertaining, this frozen treat is sophisticated enough to serve to both adult guests and children alike. You can serve layered with raspberries in individual glasses or use the mini cones as we have done.

{RECIPE} Passionfruit Curd Blini Cakes

18.12.2013  

Summer is all about sunshine, entertaining and fruit! This sweet take on a blini is simple to make using pancake batter and a mini muffin tin. With its golden colour and a tangy sweet hit, it is sure to impress and is perfect for a new take on finger food.

Christmas puddings

Gooey Mars Bar Christmas Crackle Puddings Recipe

24.11.2013  

These mini Christmas Puddings are easy and a great option for Christmas parties or to pack in the picnic basket for Carol by Candlelight events.

Christmas gingerbread cheesecake shots

Gingerbread Cheesecake Shots – Christmas Delight!

12.11.2013  

Gingerbread always makes me think of Christmas.  The sweet aroma, crunchy texture and gentle warmth when eaten cannot easily be replaced by any other food.  The flavours meld so well with cream cheese; it makes this modern take on cheesecake work so beautifully.  Very Festive!

{RECIPE} Popcorn Slice

31.10.2013  

If your looking for something a little different that muesli bars this is quick and easy to do. You can put into a little snack bag and put in with your little ones lunch box.

egg free dairy free cake

{RECIPE} Pumpkin Chocolate Egg Free Dairy Free Cake

25.10.2013  

This recipe is egg free and dairy free, great for kids with allergies! I came up with this recipe because I love pumpkin, but sadly, in my house, I am the only one, so I always have extra pumpkin that needs using up. My kids really loved this cake, and I was happy to be giving them a treat that had veggies in it!

Chocolate gingerbread men

Chocolate Gingerbread recipe

25.10.2013  

It’s always nice to have some little snacks available for the kids after school or to have for lunch box fillers. This ginger bread is low in sugar and because you have made it with your own hands you know what is in it.

Pear, Macadamia and Quinoa Muffins {Recipe}

18.10.2013  

Pear, macadamia and quinoa muffins are something a little different and both yummy and healthy. Lovely for the whole family you can eat them as they are or warm with some yoghurt and stewed fruit. If you don’t have quinoa flour you can substitute it for wholemeal (or white) flour.

Healthy Banana and Oats Cookies

10.09.2013  

These Banana and Oat Cookies are something I often have in my pantry for an on the go treat or snack for my children.  They are dairy and refined sugar free and can be gluten free if you can source gluten free oats.  Best of all, they are really yummy.

{RECIPE} Eggless Chocolate Cherry Muffins

06.08.2013  

With allergies becoming more common it’s sometimes difficult to come up with things for lunchboxes,or you could just simply make this because you have no eggs either way these are yummy. I love this recipe because it is quick and easily done in 5 mins, all you have to do is wait for them to cook.

fruit bowls

{RECIPE} Edible Fruit Bowl

08.06.2013  

It’s always good to serve fruit at a party, but how about displaying it in a fun way for something a little bit different. I’ve made fruit ‘cakes’ before with thick layers of melons as a base, but this is a quicker alternative, using cookie cutters to create interesting shapes.

{RECIPE} Baby Shower Cupcakes

08.06.2013  

Probably the easiest sweet to make for a baby shower (or indeed – any occasion) is the humble cupcake.  They can be dressed up with decorations made or bought to suit any theme.  Here we have used gender-neutral funky cupcake toppers, which will really make your guests smile.

sultana oat biscuits

{RECIPE} Fruity Carrot Cookies

28.05.2013  

Do you find yourself searching for a healthy yet tasty snack for your children? These little fruity carrot cookies are full of goodness with no butter or sugar. You will feel good knowing your little ones are just as happy snacking on something that’s good for them.

{RECIPE} Choc Chip Jaffa Biscuits

14.05.2013  

These biscuits are delicious and a little different from your every day choc chip cookies. Make a few batches before baby arrives and freeze for when you have post baby visitors. It’s nice and easy to just pull from the freezer, slice and pop into the oven for a fresh baked treat!

ricotta pancakes

Ricotta Pancakes with Salted Caramel Pear

08.04.2013  

Need something special to whip up for breakfast? These pancakes are a little bit more decadent than the normal variety, perfect for special occasions like Mother’s Day.

{RECIPE} Hot Cross Buns

22.03.2013  

A delicious recipe best eaten straight from the oven, Kids and parents will be lining up more more. Leave the glaze off a few to make them suitable for younger children.

{RECIPE} Bunny Cupcakes for Easter

17.03.2013  

Easter is just a hop away and children love getting involved. These are perfect to get your little bakers decorating.

{RECIPE} Easter Egg Cake Pops

16.03.2013  

Sugar Pop Bakery share the secrets to making your own Easter Egg Cake Pops.

{RECIPE} Kate’s Eggless Banana Bread

04.03.2013  

Need a recipe for those brown, inedible bananas? Try this yummy, eggless cake. Sure to be a hit with your kids.

{RECIPE} Gingerbread Men

26.02.2013  

Quick and yummy, these ginger bread men are sure to be a hit. Get your kids to decorate their own for some extra fun.

weetbix recipe

Weetbix slice recipe

19.02.2013  

Weetbix slice recipe – A yummy, easy slice that your kids will love. A great nut-free option for school lunches or snack for morning tea at home. Alternative: make it with cornflakes

{RECIPE} Banana Muffins

29.01.2013  

When my bananas become inedible (happens pretty quickly in Perth after a hot day) I pop them in the freezer. They are perfect for muffins and cakes and make them yummy and moist.I whipped these up in the thermomix. They took 10 seconds and they are deliciously light and fluffy. Perfect for an after school snack. I generally encourage the children to eat them outside as they are pretty crumbly.

{RECIPE} Pear and Honey Muffins

08.01.2013  

I had some ripe pears in the fruit basket, more and more often my son is wanting to eat his food using his own hands, and I had a craving (non-pregnancy related!) for a sweet desert that the adults in the house could drizzle with vanilla icecream. The muffins were quite moist and my son loved them. I think he feels like a big boy eating them on his own. The addition of honey is up to you and so, I have suggested adding it at the end of the recipe if you so wish.

rainbow biscuits

Yummy rainbow biscuits recipe

01.12.2012  

These are simple and delicious. I made them for my daughter’s after school play date and they only took 20 min to make and were cooked in 10. Quick and easy, perfect for a busy mum. There are also some hints on how to make them with natural colouring.

{RECIPE} Choc Chip Cookies

14.11.2012  

These Choc Chip Cookies are really easy to make, the uncooked dough freezes well and, best of all, they taste great. Plus they are a hit with both the kids and adults!

{RECIPE} Prune and Pear Slice

30.10.2012  

This recipe came to mind for no greater reason that I had some very ripe pears that I wanted to use. At the same time, my little boy was a little ‘blocked up’ and I wanted to make something with prunes. Pear and prune – sounded like a good idea to me! I have used a recipe for savoury slices and modified it to work for a sweet slice. My little boy loved the pear and prune slices and I will be making some more.

banana choc chip muffins

{RECIPE} Banana Choc Coconut Muffins

09.10.2012  

Allie from OneHandedCooks has cooked up a delicious muffin recipe, perfect for afternoon tea.

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