Dessert and cake recipes

Dessert recipes and cakes
Plum cake with mascarpone
Lovely plum cake with mascarpone and almonds. more
Fruity malva pudding
One of our nation’s signature desserts, malva pudding with a deliciously fruity twist. more
Greek almond crescents
Great with tea or coffee, or even served with vanilla ice cream at the end of a meal. more
Mini ricotta cheesecakes
With succulent raspberries. more
Granadilla fridge tart
A delicious family favourite pudding. more
Strawberries, nuts and honey on creamy yoghurt
Indulge in this decadent and healthy pudding. more
A delicious traditional South African pudding. more
Orange ginger curd
A good ol' fashioned curd that is great for gifting. more
A delicious Italian treat to enjoy with your coffee. more
Black cherry and dark chocolate pancakes
Decadent dark chocolate with a dark cherry sauce. Warm and fantastic. more
Healthier banana and peanut butter ice cream
Dairy-free and low-fat, this ice cream recipe is a winner topped with candied nuts. more
Strawberry and basil sorbet
Sorbet is becoming a popular addition to menus. Try this interesting flavour. more
Bread and butter pudding with berries
A 'hug-in-a-bowl' dessert, paired with sweet berries. more
Economical chocolate bread pudding
This dessert feeds 6 people for under R15! more
Cardamom rice pudding with coconut cream
Blogger, Sarah Graham says this is a 'symphony in your mouth'. Who are we to argue?! more
Easy summer cheesecake
Cold, smooth, rich and creamy - the perfect pudding! more
Sugar and spice pecans
Lip-smacking sugary pecans. more
Classic crème caramel
A true favourite. Loved by people of all ages. more
Iced vanilla cupcakes
These pretty little cupcakes are perfect for afternoon tea. more
Watermelon sorbet
A refreshingly quick dessert or cocktail base for those hot summer days. more
Lamington train
If your kids love Thomas the Tank Engine, then they will adore these edible train treats! more
Cape gooseberry meringue pie
A twist on a much-loved family pud, this pie is wonderfully tart and crammed with intense gooseberry flavour. more
A true Italian classic. This dessert is always a winner. more
Meringue roulade
This dessert will certainly put you in a festive mood. more
Choux pastry delights
Choux pastries filled with orange zest mascarpone, covered with chocolate. more

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