Recipes by Di Swann
French toast is an old Kiwi favourite way of using up stale bread and it was often served with golden syrup. Now it is popular with bacon, banana and maple syrup.
This boysenberry tart is simple to make but will impress the guests. Delicious served with cream or yoghurt for a treat.
Here are some refreshing summer smoothies made with your favourite Wattie's canned fruit. For a classic breakfast smoothie - try the Peach smoothie made with Wattie's NZ Grown Peaches and weetbix. Or for something different - try the Plum, Banana and Ginger Coconut smoothie made with coconut water.
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!
Try these light and fluffy muffins for morning tea! Inside each muffin is a sweet hit of Wattie’s Peaches and Cream Cheese – such a great combination!
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!
This cake is perfect for dessert and is sure to impress! The Wattie's Pears can be beautifully displayed on the top of the cake, while the Feijoa and Ginger provide great flavour. Try it for dessert with Greek-style yoghurt or Cream!
Try this delicious summer smoothie! So refreshing with the sweet taste of Wattie’s Beetroot and Golden Circle Pine Coconut Fruit Drink.
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!
Here is a great way of using feijoas and preserving them for the months ahead. This chutney is full of aromatic flavours, tangy and sweet with a light touch of ginger spice. Perfect served with cheese, crackers or cold meats.
This recipe is like a match made in heaven – pears, chocolate and almonds. Deliciously rich and gooey it’s perfect for an afternoon treat or as a simple dessert served with cream.
This plumtastic cheesecake brings out the unique tangy flavour and vibrant colour of black doris plums and is sure to stay around on your dessert menu for many seasons to come, absolutely divine!
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!
A light summery mocktail made with Golden Circle Guava Nectar, strawberry puree and lime juice. We’ve topped it with tonic water but it's just as good with mineral water, soda water or lemonade.
Cooling and refreshing this lovely mocktail is a great way to refresh on a hot summers day. When entertaining it’s nice to have a drink suitable for all members of the family to enjoy.
Smoothies are on trend at the moment but did you know they are super easy to make at home saving you time and money? This recipe has a great balance of flavours but try substituting frozen mixed berries or frozen blueberries for a nice change.
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.
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.
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.