Recipes by Di Swann
Impressive. Simple. Delicious. You just can’t beat the combination of meringues, marshmallows, boysenberries and yoghurt. This dessert can be whipped up in minutes using everyday ingredients. Layer it to suit your tastes and enjoy the compliments!
One ingredient is all it takes to make this sorbet. Only Wattie’s dark and juicy Black Doris Plums provide the tart but sweet and amazingly intense flavour. Perfect by itself − or for something more decadent, try serving with a slice of rich chocolate brownie.
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!
Juicy Black Doris plums paired with the delicious spice of gingernuts and creamy white chocolate. This decadent but simple dessert will definitely satisfy any sweet tooth.
Crunchy and sweet with delicate cinnamon flavours and a gorgeous rich color, this is a dessert there's always enough room for.
This cheesecake is creamy, fruity and delicious. You can save time by preparing in advance.
Impress your guest with this indulgent ice cream torte, which is so easy to make and can be made ahead of time.
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.
This has got to be a Kiwi classic − who could resist a slice?
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.
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 is a classic – a deliciously light and moist Victoria sponge, perfect for afternoon tea.
This is a deliciously decadent English lemon cream dessert. It is important that you follow the boiling instructions carefully but trust us − the results are well worth it.
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.
This is a delicious twist on the classic Kiwi pavlova. A rolled meringue with a soft centre and a crispy outside, filled with cream and fruit. Make it the day before for a hassle-free dessert that will make your friends and family think you are a real star.