Recipes by Di Swann
Here’s your new go-to banana cake recipe – super moist and easy to make. With the addition of orange, it’s a tasty twist on a classic!
For the ultimate dessert to feed the crowd, here’s a recipe you can whip up in no time! With only 5 ingredients including Tim Tam biscuits and Wattie’s Boysenberries it’s sure to please the young and old.
Try this healthy Black Bean Bliss Ball recipe! The Wattie’s Black Beans in Springwater add great flavour and texture. Roll the Bliss Balls in either cocoa, coconut or toasted pistachios for a tasty treat!
This is a twist on the classic Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding! The twist is super sweet Wattie’s Black Doris Plums! This is one decadent dessert and perfect on a cold winter’s night!
Get creative and have some fun baking in your kitchen! This poke cake is easy to make - simply bake, poke holes and fill with delicious boysenberry sauce! Absolutely divine topped with whipped cream and boysenberry sauce!
This irresistible gem of a fruit trifle contains delicious peaches, fresh raspberries and toasted hazelnuts. It’s so easy to whip up in under 20 minutes and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
These sweet peach treats are surprisingly easy to make! Made perfect with sun ripened Hawke's Bay peaches. Serve fresh out of the oven topped with vanilla ice-cream - amazing!
Usually enjoyed at a restaurant but how about making these crème brûlée home. These delicate little desserts are guaranteed to be a welcome item to the dessert menu.
It's nice to be able to make homemade icecream - it's worth the effort! We love to serve ours with fresh berries over the summer months.
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.
Lemon curd is so versatile, use for tarts, trifles or even as a tasty spread. It's also a great way to use your leftover egg yolks.
Black Doris Plums and ginger are a match made in heaven. These iceblocks have a spicy kick from the ginger, with the tart plums this is the perfect adult iceblock.
Get the kids to help with these ones, blend the fruit and freeze. These will be a summer favourite.
These ice blocks look stunning and couldn't be easier to make. All it takes is Watties' Boysenberries and greek yoghurt and you've got the perfect match.
Why not try a new pavlova recipe this year. Our hazelnut pavlova is the perfect mix of nutty flavours combined with delicious sweet boysenberries.
Any occasion is perfect for a chocolate cake. Our easy, never fail chocolate cake is perfect. Decorated with rich chocolate frosting and berries, this simple chocolate cake goes from simple to stunning.
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.
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.