Recipes by Di Swann
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.
Chocolate and cornflake morsels topped with chocolate icing − and no afghan would be complete without a walnut on top.
Here’s a classic you still find in cafes. It’s the combination of the base, jam filling and meringue style topping that pleases any sweet treat fan. Be prepared to make it time and time again!
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.