Recipes by Di Swann
There are so many different styles of chocolate caramel slice. This one is rich and decadent.
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!
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.
An unusual combination, but we know you will be pleasantly surprised by this wickedly delicious cake.
Here is a delicious take on an English Eton Mess – layers of fruit, creamy yoghurt ice cream, meringues and marshmallows. Create this sweet treat in no time.
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.
Stuck for something to put in the lunchbox? These scrummy, deliciously moist muffins will go down a treat.
If you have a feijoa tree, you may have so many feijoas that you don't know what to do with them! We are always trying new recipes in an attempt to use them all. This Feijoa and Apple Crumble is a fantastic autumn dessert.
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.
For a sweet treat, this Maple Nut Tart is a must! Serve with whipped cream for the perfect finish.
For an easy, light and refreshing dessert, this Summer Crumble will make you a hit with family and friends. Layers of pears, raspberries, yoghurt and a delicious oaty crumble – yum!
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!
There are numerous recipes for making the perfect Pavlova. This one is not only simple but also failproof − even the most novice cooks will be able to create this truly iconic Kiwi dessert.