Recipes by Di Swann
Anzac Day or anytime, this oaty crumble is sure to be a family favourite.
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!
Put the kettle on and share this classic with a twist with your friends.
Harness the taste of summer with this delicious homemade jam. Made easy with jam setting sugar, this is a fail-safe recipe for first-time jam makers.
This simple cheesecake using a biscuit crumb base can be put together in a matter of minutes, set in 3-4 hours, and eaten in a flash!
Cheesecakes are a real Kiwi favourite, and here's how to make an easy cheesecake with a twist − it's baked...
These Ice Pops are a great fruity treat for children. Instead of banana try sliced strawberries, kiwifruit or raspberries. If you have more time try making them using two or three different juices. Be sure to freeze each flavour before topping it up with the next juice to get perfect layers.
Are you a lover of both desserts and pizza? This may seem an odd combination but trust us − you'll want to give this one a whirl.
Kids find this pud magical – pour boiling water and jam over the batter and it magically turns into a lovely gooey sauce under the pudding!
Butter up the family or flatmates with this pudding! This Blackberry Bread and Butter Pudding layers jam, butter and bread together and slowly bakes in a mixture of crème fraiche and orange rind, which is then served up with a warm blackberry sauce. How can they resist?
A simple but substantial pudding – just like your Gran might have made in the good old days when a meal wasn’t a meal without pudding!
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.
You’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven – assuming heaven has the recipe for this divine baked cheesecake!
A divine combination of coffee, blueberry and lemon flavours!
A heavenly combination of blueberry and chocolate, with the option of adding even more decadence with a thick chocolate glaze!
Why not try a new pavlova recipe this year. Our hazelnut pavlova is the perfect mix of nutty flavours combined with delicious sweet boysenberries.
These classic desserts never go out of fashion. Cook this tonight, and the wonderful aromas will bring a crowd to the dinner table.
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.
Anytime’s a good time for a wee crumble! Apple crumble is always a family or flat favourite, so add this hot dessert to your weekly menu. Here’s a simple and quick recipe which adds boysenberry jam to the mix and slowly cooks while you’re eating your main.
Every now and then you deserve a treat, and chocolate and berries are a sublime combination. Go on − spoil someone!