Dutch Pancake with Blueberries

A custardy-like pancake with blueberries you oven bake until spectacularly puffed.  This delicious dessert is very easy to make.  It is similar to the French’s Clafoutis dessert dish.  Serve it with a dusting of icing sugar and some vanilla ice-cream and or cream. ¾ cup (180 ml) milk 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2…

Blueberry Sour Cream Slice

Blueberries are a delicious berries to use in baking.  This slice is perfect to showcase the lovely plumb blueberries in a custardy-like mixture made with sour cream on a shortbread-like base. Base: 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 125g unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Filling: 250g fresh…

Peach Cobbler

This is a lovely dessert that takes advantage of seasonal fresh peaches.  Even better, if you have your own peach tree!  The Peach Cobbler is delicious, whether you have it while it is warm or cold.  The original recipe makes no mention of whether the peaches are peeled or not.  But I peeled them and…

Marmalade Custard Cake

Also known as a magic custard cake.  A simple mixture that resembles a thick-ish running mixture which magically transform during baking – the bottom layer becomes like a thick baked custard with a spongy cake on top.  The original recipe used orange marmalade (hence the name), however, I used whatever jam I had opened at…

Lemon Tart

A luscious tangy lemon tart in a thin pastry. This is my fail-proof recipe for this tart which works every time. You will need about three lemons for this recipe (perfect if you have a tree full of lemons) and you will find that it tastes even better if made the day before.   Pastry: 1…