Recipes by Di Swann
Chocolate and cornflake morsels topped with chocolate icing − and no afghan would be complete without a walnut on top.
This has got to be a Kiwi classic − who could resist a slice?
Mums are often a good source for recipes, and this one, for a melt-in-your-mouth shortbread, is a keeper.
Anzac biscuits are a real Kiwi classic, and this delicious recipe comes from the Wattie’s Kiwi Favourites Cookbook − celebrating 75 years in Kiwi kitchens.
Who could resist a warm dessert cake drizzled with creamy custard? Pear and ginger is a match made in heaven, and when teamed with a delicious maple glaze nothing can beat it.
This is a classic – a deliciously light and moist Victoria sponge, perfect for afternoon tea.
When people ask you for your recipe for the wonderful hazelnut pastry used in this slice you may have to fib… unless you want everyone knowing how easy it is!
Sometimes a little sweet Christmas treat is all that is required – these mini fruit mince tarts are just the thing. When festively packaged they also make adorable Christmas gifts.
Want to make the perfect cheese scone? The secret is adding soda water, using tasty cheese and making sure the dough is soft. Serve warm from the oven for a morning tea treat.
An unusual combination, but we know you will be pleasantly surprised by this wickedly delicious cake.
This delicious shortcake is stunning as a hot dessert, served with ice cream or custard, or cooled and sliced for afternoon tea. You'll be making this one time and time again.
For a delicious afternoon tea or dessert treat, try this − everyone will be impressed.
Who can resist a chocolate chip cookie? These definitely tick all the boxes, full of chocolate and deliciously wicked!
Stuck for something to put in the lunchbox? These scrummy, deliciously moist muffins will go down a treat.
Wattie’s Peaches and Sanitarium Weet-Bix have always been a Kiwi favourite at breakfast time. Now this iconic combination can be enjoyed at any time of the day with these delicious muffins.
There’s nothing like the smell of homemade baking. Who doesn’t like a homemade scone? Topped with jam and cream, they’ll keep coming back for more!
We love plums and the Black Doris variety are a particular favourite. This shortcake recipe is very easy − just throw the ingredients into a food processor and you’ll have it in the oven in less than 15 minutes. Serve with a large scoop of yoghurt or ice cream. Simply divine!
This delicious pear, lemon and yoghurt syrup cake tastes sensational and makes a stunning dessert!
Hot scones out of the oven are an all-time favourite. We've given you three filling ideas, but get creative and see what you come up with. Remember, scones like a gentle touch − so stay light. Mix with a knife and roll out gently.
As far as real chocoholics are concerned there’s only one thing better than chocolate cake – and that’s chocolate and berry cake. A brilliant combination.