Recipes by Di Swann
It’s easy to understand why friands are popular in cafes as they are so delicate and light. In our version, the boysenberries pair well with chocolate, making a flavour that's tart yet sweet − the perfect combination! Looking for a gluten free option? Check out our easy 'make it gluten free' tip.
It’s hard to resist a tasty savoury scone. These ones are light, fluffy and full of flavour. Perfect for a morning tea, served warm with a generous spread of butter. The combination of Wattie’s Cream Style Corn, cheese and bacon are a winning combination.
Bursting with sweet peach and tangy lemon flavours, this flan is our pick for a go-to dessert this summer. With only 4 ingredients it’s super easy and looks impressive. Trust us, the guests won’t be disappointed with a slice (or two!) of this.
It’s no secret we love Wattie’s canned peaches, it’s the flavour of summer captured in a can. A great way to enjoy them is in this deliciously moist cake topped with a delicate orange butter cream icing. It’s perfect for a special afternoon tea or celebration.
This upside down cake makes the most of the intense flavour and colour of Wattie’s Black Doris Plums, beautifully displayed on top when turned out. We love to serve it with Greek-style yoghurt, which goes perfectly with the flavours of the cinnamon and plums.
This favourite recipe is perfect for making the most delicious smelling and tasting Christmas cookies. They’re great to decorate and gift to loved ones. Get creative with your cookie shapes, and get the kids involved in decorating!
These divine little chocolate balls make a beautiful gift or just a sweet treat for yourself! Rich chocolate, slivered almonds and a touch of coconut in one small bite. They're amazingly decadent!
The fresh flavour of pears in this delicious shortcake is complimented with the sweetness of boysenberries. It's simple to make but looks and tastes amazing!
Peaches and cream − a perfect combination baked into an irresistible cake base with a hint of coconut. Mmmmm delicious!
Crunchy and sweet with delicate cinnamon flavours and a gorgeous rich color, this is a dessert there's always enough room for.
My local café sells a hedgehog slice, so thought I’d make my own and share! So decadent and so delicious!!
A perfect pairing! Wickedly indulgent double chocolate mixed with the tasty tang of boysenberries… don't expect any leftovers!
Chocolate makes everything taste better. This decadent spin on the classic ANZAC bickie should satisfy all the troops!
Deliciously soft inside with an amazing maple syrup glaze, these buns are perfect for Easter weekend (and surprisingly fuss free!).
If you want to make your own sweet shortcrust pastry then try this easy recipe.
Bakewell tart is a traditional English recipe named after the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire. Some recipes use ground almonds in the filling, but we have simplified it by using almond essence.
If you haven't got a favourite carrot cake recipe, then this must surely be the one − made even better with added pineapple.
Add a little sweetness to your life! Great for an afternoon tea treat.
Melt-in-your-mouth shortcake with a delicious pear filling to enjoy with friends and family.
There are so many different styles of chocolate caramel slice. This one is rich and decadent.