Category: Confectionary

Apricot Balls

Apricot Balls 200g dried apricots cut into small pieces 1/2 tin condensed milk 2 cups coconut Icing sugar (optional) to roll balls in # Mix the apricots with the condensed milk and coconut till all sticky. # Now roll into balls your preferred size. Roll in icing sugar if...

Apricot Balls

Apricot Balls Serves: 36 200g dried apricot halves 3/4 cup orange juice 1 cup skim milk powder 200g white chocolate, melted 3/4 cup desiccated coconut 1. Brush a 20cm slab pan with melted butter to grease. Line base and sides with non-stick baking paper. 2. Place apricots and juice...

Apricot Coconut Balls

Apricot Coconut Balls 1 1/2 cup dried apricots finely chopped 2 cup coconut; desiccated 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup icing sugar Mix apricots and coconut. Add condensed milk and blend well. Shape into balls and roll in icing sugar. Let stand until firm. Makes: 32 (1 1/4...

Apricot Fudge

Apricot Fudge 185g (6oz) brown sugar 250g (8oz) butter 400g (about 13oz) condensed skim milk 2 cups dried apricots, chopped 2 packets gluten-free rice cookies, crushed Slowly heat the sugar, butter and condensed milk until it’s smooth and well blended. Add the dried apricots and crushed biscuits. Mix well...

Baby Meringues

Baby Meringues 6 egg whites 2 cups caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp malt vinegar 1 tsp cornflour pink food colouring whipped cream to serve In a large bowl (not plastic) beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually, add the caster sugar very slowly. The mixture...

Bailey’s Fudge

Bailey’s Fudge 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup white sugar 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup Irish Cream liqueur 2 1/4 cups icing sugar, sifted Grease an 8-inch square pan and line with parchment paper so...

Baileys Balls

Baileys Balls 1 packet of Milk Arrowroot Biscuits (crushed) I tin small condensed milk 3/4 cup coconut 2 tablespoons of cocoa 6 (or more) tablespoons of Baileys Mix it all together and the roll into balls and cover with remaining coconut....

Baileys Choc Fudge

Baileys Choc Fudge Makes 16 Melted butter, to grease 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 100g butter, cubed 255g (1 1/4 cups, firmly packed) brown sugar 2 Tbsp glucose syrup 150g good-quality dark chocolate, finely chopped 60ml (1/4 cup) Baileys Original Irish Cream liqueur 1. Brush a 20cm...

Baileys Rocky Road Fudge

Baileys Rocky Road Fudge Makes: 12 slices 50ml Baileys Irish Cream liqueur 200g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 20g unsalted butter 1/3 cup (100g) sweetened condensed milk 50g chopped unsalted pistachio kernels 75g roughly crushed shortbread biscuits 200g mini marshmallows (or regular marshmallows, chopped) 150g white chocolate, roughly chopped...

Basic Truffles

Basic Truffles 1/3 cup heavy cream 6 ounces high quality bittersweet chocolate, such as Lindt or Tobler, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature) About 1/4 cup cocoa Bring cream to a boil in a small heavy-bottom saucepan over moderate heat or in a bowl in a...

Basic Very Rich and Simple Fudge

Basic Very Rich and Simple Fudge Keep stirring so it doesn’t burn you can’t go wrong. This stuff is HOT. It is very tempting to taste as you go, but don’t – unless you scatter a few drops on the bench and let them cool before tasting. 1 x...

Caramel Fudge

Caramel Fudge Serves: 4 125 g butter 2 Tbsp golden syrup 395g can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 cup brown sugar 100 g White Melts * Line a 7cm x 25cm bar pan with foil. * Melt butter in pan. * Add golden syrup, Sweetened Condensed Milk and brown sugar....

Cherry Mallow Fudge

Cherry Mallow Fudge 1 tablespoon water 90g butter, chopped 250g pink and white marshmallows 200g dark cooking chocolate 1/4 cup chopped red glace cherries 1. Place the water, butter and marshmallows in a saucepan. Cook over a very, very low heat, stirring regularly, until the marshmallows are melted. 2....

Choc Balls

Choc Balls 1 packet Milk Arrowroot biscuits (crushed) 2-3 tsp cocoa 1 can condensed milk 1 cup desiccated coconut 1. Mix everything together and roll into balls. 2. Roll in desiccated coconut. 3. Set in fridge for 1/2 hour....

Choc Honey Joys

Choc Honey Joys 100g butter 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 tablespoons honey 2 (50g) choc coated honeycomb bars, roughly chopped 4 cups cornflakes Preheat oven to 180°C. Line patty tins with brightly coloured patty papers. Place butter, sugar and honey in a saucepan. Stir until butter melts and sugar...

Choc Mint Fudge

Choc Mint Fudge 500g cooking chocolate 400 can sweetened condensed milk 1 heaped Tbsp butter 6 drops peppermint essence (or cointreau or 1 tsp vanilla, or 1 tsp instant coffee) Line a tray with baking paper or alfoil. Melt chocolate, milk and butter in pan. Don’t boil, just mix...

Choc Truffles

Choc Truffles Makes About 20 225g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into small pieces 175ml double cream Icing sugar, to dust Cocoa powder, sifted, to roll Place chocolate in a large mixing bowl. Place cream in a saucepan and bring to the boil, then immediately pour over chocolate. Mix until...

Choc-Caramel Balls

Choc-Caramel Balls 150g butter 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 cup cream 1 x 150g packet macaroons, finely crushed 1/4 cup crushed nuts 2 tablespoons coconut 300g dark chocolate 15g Copha 60g milk chocolate, melted 1. Melt butter in a medium, heavy-based pan. Add sugar, stir over low...

Chocolat Burfie

Chocolat Burfie (Chocolate and Milk Squares) Makes 20 1 x 400g (14oz) can condensed milk 75g (3oz) butter 110g (4oz) cocoa powder 4 Tablespoons mixed chopped nuts 1. Pour the condensed milk into a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the butter and cocoa. 2. Cook on a gentle heat, stirring constantly,...

Chocolate Almond Balls

Chocolate Almond Balls Makes about 24 125g cream cheese 1 tablespoon brandy 1 cup Nutella 350g Madeira cake, crumbled 1/2 cup ground almonds, toasted 180g dark chocolate 15g copha 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted and chopped 1. Beat cheese with brandy until smooth. Beat in Nutella. Mix in cake...

Chocolate and Hazelnut Truffles

Chocolate and Hazelnut Truffles 75g (1/2 cup) whole hazelnuts 1 x 400g pkt bought chocolate cake, icing removed, crumbled 60ml (1/4 cup) Frangelico liqueur 2 Tbsp sweetened condensed milk 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Spread the hazelnuts over a baking tray. Cook in oven for...

Chocolate and Nut Fudge

Chocolate and Nut Fudge 85g brazil nuts or toasted hazelnuts 8 large marshmallows 225g dark chocolate, broken up 25g butter, cubed 85g cream cheese 3 tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 450g icing sugar Oil a square 20.5cm tin. Sprinkle half the nuts and marshmallows in the tin. Put...

Chocolate and Walnut Fudge

Chocolate and Walnut Fudge Makes: 32 pieces 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar 100g unsalted butter, cubed 2 Tablespoons glucose syrup 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped 1. Grease a 4.5cm-deep, 7.5cm x 25cm (base) cake pan. Line with baking paper,...

Chocolate Bites

Chocolate Bites 250g Arnotts Chocolate Ripple biscuits, finely crushed 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 25 Maltesers 1 and 1/2 cups coconut 1. Place biscuit crumbs in a large bowl and add condensed milk and cocoa, stirring until well combined; 2. Roll Tablespoons of mixture around...

Chocolate Clusters

Chocolate Clusters 200g dark chocolate 3tbsp golden syrup 80g butter 2 cups cornflakes 100g dried apricots (roughly chopped) 1 cup raisins Place the chocolate, golden syrup and butter in a bowl over barely simmering water. Stir occasionally until all is melted and blended smoothly. Mix cornflakes, apricots and raisins...

Chocolate Coconut Roughs

Chocolate Coconut Roughs Serves 8 225g castor sugar 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 30g good quality chocolate 2 egg whites, whipped to soft peaks Grate the chocolate, and combine in a bowl with the sugar and coconut. Add the beaten egg white to chocolate mixture and mix well. Drop small...

Chocolate Crackle Easter Eggs

Chocolate Crackle Easter Eggs 250g Copha 4 cups Rice Bubbles 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 3 Tbsp Bourneville cocoa 1 cup desiccated coconut Melt copha in a saucepan over low heat. Place all remaining ingredients in a bowl and stir together. Pour copha onto dry ingredients and mix well...

Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles 250g copha 4 cups Rice Bubbles 1 cup of icing sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa 2/3 cup desiccated coconut 2/3 cup sultanas Paper cupcake cases Sift together the icing sugar and cocoa, add the coconut and sultanas Melt copha in a saucepan and when just melted add the...

Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles 4 cups Rice Bubbles 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 250g copha, chopped 3 tbsp cocoa In a large bowl, mix the Rice Bubbles, icing sugar, cocoa and coconut. Slowly melt the copha in a saucepan over a low heat. Allow to cool slightly....

Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles 4 cups Kellogg’s Rice Bubbles 1 cup icing sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 250g Copha 1. Place Rice Bubbles, icing sugar, coconut and cocoa into mixing bowl. 2. Stir dry ingredients together. 3. Melt the Copha in a saucepan. Pour into the mixture....

Chocolate Easter Eggs

Chocolate Easter Eggs 6 teaspoons or 2 envelopes Davis gelatine 60ml hot water 60ml cold water 25g Cadbury Bourneville cocoa 125 ml condensed milk Add the gelatine to the hot water and stir briskly with a fork until dissolved. Make a paste with the cocoa and cold water. Add...

Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge 2 cups of Sugar 2 Tablespoons Cocoa 1/2 cup Milk 25g butter 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence Put Sugar and Cocoa into a pot, stir to combine. Add Milk and Butter. Heat gently, stirring constantly until sugar dissloves and butter has melted.Bring to the boil. Do not stir....

Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge 1/2 cup milk 2 cups sugar 25g butter 1 Tbsp cocoa powder vanilla essence to taste Put milk, sugar, butter and cocoa into a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally, then boil until soft ball stage. Cool 5 mins, add vanilla and beat till thick. Pour...

Chocolate Fudge

Photo by barbieclone Chocolate Fudge 3 cups brown sugar 1 tin condensed milk 250g cooking chocolate 140g margarine or butter Place all ingredients except for the chocolate in a glass bowl. Microwave on high for three minutes, stir and microwave again for another three minutes. Add chocolate pieces then...

Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge 395g condensed milk 150ml milk 450g brown sugar 100g unsalted butter 1 Tbsp liquid glucose 125g dark cooking chocolate cooking oil spray 50g white chocolate 1. Put both milks, the sugar, butter and glucose into a heavy-bottomed pot. Bring to the boil, turn the heat down and...

Chocolate Fudge Nut Squares

Chocolate Fudge Nut Squares Makes About 25 Pieces 500g good-quality milk or dark chocolate 250ml (1 cup) sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons icing sugar 70g butter 3/4 cup pistachios, roughly chopped 1. Line a 28cm x 18cm (base measurement) lamington tin with non-stick baking paper. 2. Place the chocolate,...

Chocolate Mint Squares

Chocolate Mint Squares 1 cup sugar 150ml can evaporated milk 2 teaspoons liquid glucose 15g (1/2oz) butter 100g packet white marshmallows 250g (8oz) dark chocolate 125g (4oz) dark chocolate, extra oil of peppermint or peppermint essence (see note) 1. Combine sugar, milk, glucose and butter in a medium-sized heavy-based...

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse Serves 1 2/3 cup (110g) dark cooking chocolate 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream 2 Tablespoons caster sugar icing sugar for dusting 1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Set aside to cool slightly. 2. Place cream and sugar into small bowl beat until soft peaks form. Carefully...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls 1/2 cup margarine (do not melt) 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 1/2 cup Rice bubbles 2 1/2 cups icing sugar Dark or milk chocolate Mix first four ingredients together, roll into balls and chill until firm. Coat balls in melted Chocolate and chill again....

Chocolate Rum and Raisin Truffles

Chocolate Rum and Raisin Truffles Makes: approx 50 1 1/2 cups chopped raisins 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 x 200g dark cooking chocolate 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup chopped toasted nuts 1. Combine raisins and rum, stand for 10 minutes. 2. Place cooking chocolate in small heatproof...

Chocolate Snowballs

Chocolate Snowballs 85g Copha/Kremelta 1 Tbsp Icing Sugar 2 Tbsp Cocoa 1 Cup Cornflakes 1 Cup Cake Crumbs 1/4 Cup Desiccated Coconut 1 Tbsp Jam 1 Tbsp Fruit Juice Extra Coconut to roll the `snowballs’ in. Melt the Kremelta in a saucepan over a low heat or in a...

Chocolate Spiders

Chocolate Spiders 1 pkt Chang’s Original Fried Noodles (100g) 2 Tbsp Crunchy Peanut Butter 200g Cooking Chocolate Microwave chocolate and peanut butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl for about 30 seconds on high. If not melted, then microwave again in 5 second intervals. Mix well until it is...

Chocolate Tartlets

Chocolate Tartlets Makes 12 12 small tartlet cases lined with ready-prepared shortcrust pastry 4 teaspoons cream 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 50g dark eating chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons coconut chips, toasted 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Place tartlet cases lined with pastry in the freezer for...

Chocolate Tarts

Chocolate Tarts Makes 6 Butter, for greasing 200g toasted hazelnuts 125g dark cooking chocolate, roughly chopped 60g unsalted butter, melted Filling: 250g dark cooking chocolate 100g unsalted butter 3 eggs, separated 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1. Use the butter to grease 6 x 8cm loose-bottom fluted flan tins. Roughly...

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup walnuts, chopped 12 oz. chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 block quality chocolate Melt chocolate. Add all the other ingredients. Mix and cool in refrigerator for 10 minutes. Roll into balls. Then roll in toppings of your choice. Topping...

Chocolate, Macadamia, Coconut and Cherry Truffles

Chocolate, Macadamia, Coconut and Cherry Truffles 100g macadamia nuts 1 cup desiccated coconut 400g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into squares 140ml can coconut cream 100g red glace cherries, finely chopped 2 tablespoons coffee-flavoured liqueur (like Kahlua or Tia Maria) 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line...

Christmas Crackles

Christmas Crackles Makes 16 70g (2 cups) rice bubbles 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 45g (1/2 cup) desiccated coconut 2/3 cup Sunbeam Mixed Fruit 125g copha 95g (1/2 cup) choc bits 1. Combine the rice bubbles, sugar, coconut and mixed fruit in a large bowl. 2. Place copha in...

Cinnamon White Chocolate Fudge

Cinnamon White Chocolate Fudge 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips 1 can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tbsp butter 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla Pinch of salt 1. Place chocolate, condensed milk, and butter in a microwave-safe container. 2. Microwave for two minutes, remove, stir, and add cinnamon,...

Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice 1 x 500g pkt icing sugar 1 x 250 pkt coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs 6 tablespoons copha pink food colouring # Place a strainer over a mixing bowl and sift in icing sugar. Add coconut and vanilla and mix well. # Separate the eggs...

Coconut Ice

Photo by barbieclone Coconut Ice 4 cups icing sugar 3 cups coconut 1 tin condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence pink food colouring Mix all ingredients together. Separate into two bowls and add pink food colouring to one. Press into a loaf tin, refrigerate and cut into 3cm squares....

Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice Makes about 30 squares 3 cups icing sugar 2 2/3 cups desiccated coconut 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 125g copha, melted few drops pink food colouring 1. Sift sugar into a bowl. Stir in coconut. 2. In a separate clean bowl, beat egg whites until...

Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice 3 cups icing sugar 3 cups desiccated coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg white 125g copha cochineal or pink food colouring # Sift icing sugar. # Add coconut, vanilla and beat egg white. # Melt copha and allow to cool slightly. Add to mixture. # Divide mixture...

Coconut Ice Shapes

Coconut Ice Shapes 1 small can of condensed milk 250g icing sugar 175g desiccated coconut 2 food colourings Baking tray or plate, 2 bowls, sieve, wooden spoon, blunt knife. 1. Open the tin of milk and pour it into a bowl; sieve in the icing sugar. 2. Mix the...

Coconut Snowballs

Coconut Snowballs Makes 12 balls 1 3/4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut, divided 2 teaspoons melted coconut oil 3 Tablespoons maple syrup 2 Tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Place 1 cup of shredded coconut in a food processor along...

Coconut Truffles

Coconut Truffles 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2/3 cup flaked coconut 3 tbsp cocoa 1 tsp vanilla Flaked coconut Finely chopped nuts (walnuts or pistachios) In a medium sized bowl, combine the butter, sugar, coconut, cocoa and vanilla. Blend well and refrigerate until easily handled....

Creamy Chocolate Fudge (and variations)

Creamy Chocolate Fudge Makes approximately 675g (1 1/2 lb) fudge Equipment: 1 large heavy based saucepan 1 wooden spoon 1 lightly greased shallow tin 20cm x 15cm (8in x 6in) 1 sharp knife 2 cups (450ml / 3/4pt) sweetened condensed milk 2 cups (450ml / 1 lb) granulated sugar...

Deep Fried Mars Bar

Deep Fried Mars Bar 1 Mars bar (or more) 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cornflour 1 pinch baking soda milk or beer oil (for deep frying) 1. Chill the chocolate bar by keeping it in the fridge, but don’t freeze it. 2. Mix the flours and bicarbonate of...

Demon Rum Balls

Demon Rum Balls Chocolate Centre: 200g good dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup creme fraiche or light sour cream Glace cherries (about 22) Coconut Layer: 185g coconut macaroons, finely crushed 60g sifted icing sugar 45g sifted cocoa powder 90g cooled melted butter 2 tbsp dark OP rum 3/4 cup desiccated...

Easter Chocolates

Easter Chocolates You’ll need Easter chocolate moulds for this recipe. 375g packet milk, dark or white chocolate melts 1. Place melts into a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (make sure base of bowl doesn’t touch water). Heat, stirring with a metal spoon, until melted. 2. Spoon...

Easy Truffles

Easy Truffles 1/3 Cup Thickened Cream 250g Dark Milk Melts/Cooking Chocolate 2 tsp Vanilla Essence 350g Dark Cooking Chocolate, extra 30g chopped Copha Put Cream and 250g Chocolate in a glass bowl and melt in the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir. If necessary, microwave for another 1 minute. Stir...

Five-Minute Fudge

Five-Minute Fudge 2 cups (336g) semisweet chocolate pieces 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 Tablespoon water 3/4 cup (90g) chopped walnuts, toasted if desired 1 teaspoon vanilla Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate pieces, sweetened condensed milk, and water....

Five-Minute Peanut Fudge

Five-Minute Peanut Fudge Makes approximately 340g (12oz) fudge Equipment: 1 large heavy based saucepan 1 pudding basin to fit inside the saucepan 1 wooden spoon 1 lightly greased shallow tin, 15cm (6in) square 1 sharp knife 2/3 (150ml / 1/4pt) sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons smooth peanut butter 4...

Fudge Brownies

Fudge Brownies 125g cooking chocolate 125g unsalted butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 125g dark cooking chocolate, extra 125g unsalted butter 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. 2. Melt cooking chocolate and butter together, mix well. ...

Fun Fudge

Fun Fudge 450g icing sugar 100g marshmallows 2 Tablespoons milk 100g unsalted butter half teaspoon vanilla essence food colouring 1. First sift half of the icing sugar into a bowl and make a well in the centre. 2. Cut up the marshmallows into halves and melt them gently in...

Ginger Fudge

Ginger Fudge 3 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk 125g butter chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1 Tbsp golden syrup 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup coarsely chopped crystallized ginger 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Place the sugar and milk in a very large microwave-proof bowl...

Gooey Caramel Chocolates

Gooey Caramel Chocolates 150g dark chocolate, melted 80g mars bar (chopped) 60ml cream 50g white chocolate, melted Combine mars bars and cream in a saucepan and melt over low heat until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool. Brush a thin layer of dark chocolate inside your...

Home-Made Ferrero Rocher

Home-Made Ferrero Rocher 400 grams milk chocolate melts 1 Tbsp copha 1 small pkt hazelnuts or almonds 1 jar Nutella Approx 10 wafers Crushed nuts Melt chocolate and copha in glass jug. Medium microwave (2-3 mins). Rough crush wafers add to chocolate. Place 1/2 teaspoon of chocolate mixture in...

Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Homemade Chocolate Truffles 150g very best quality plain dessert chocolate 150ml thick double cream 25g unsalted butter 2 tablespoon rum or brandy 1 tablespoon Greek yoghurt For Plain Truffles: 1 dessertspoon cocoa powder For The Ginger Truffles: 20g preserved ginger, very finely chopped, plus some extra cut into small...

Irish Cream Balls

Irish Cream Balls 1 package vanilla wafer cookies 1/2 cup Irish Cream liqueur 1/4 cup milk chocolate 1 cup coconut 1. Crush the vanilla wafers (can use a food processor). 2. Melt the chocolate and add to the crushed wafers, along with the liqueur. 3. Roll into small balls...

Irish Cream Fudge

Irish Cream Fudge Makes: 16 squares 400g dark chocolate, chopped 400g can sweetened condensed milk 75g butter, chopped 1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur 1. Line a 5cm-deep, 8cm x 26cm (base) bar pan with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at long ends. 2. Combine chocolate, condensed milk and...

Macadamia Rocky Road

Macadamia Rocky Road 90g unsalted macadamia whole and halves 200g marshmallows 1/2 cup glaze cherries, chopped 1/4 cup desiccated coconut (optional) 500g chocolate 1. Toss together the macadamias, marshmallows, cherries and coconut and scatter over the base of a lined lamington tin. 2. Melt the chocolate in a double...

Macadamia Rum Balls

Macadamia Rum Balls 250g packet Marie biscuits 1 cup icing sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 2 Tbsp apricot jam 1/4 cup rum 2 Tbsp boiling water 3 tsp instant coffee 100g (approx 30) whole macadamia nuts 200g cooking chocolate, grated 1. Place biscuits into a food processor and process to...

Malibu and Coconut Truffles

Malibu and Coconut Truffles 60ml (1/4 cup) coconut cream 360g white chocolate, chopped 2 Tbsp Malibu coconut liqueur 65g (1 cup) shredded coconut 1. Place coconut cream, half the chocolate and the Malibu in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan half-filled with simmering water (make sure bowl doesn’t touch...

Mars Bar Crackles

Mars Bar Crackles 200g Mars bars, chopped 2 Tbsp thin cream 2 tsp cocoa powder, sifted 3 cups Rice Bubbles Place the Mars bars, thin cream and cocoa in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, making sure bowl does not touch water. Stir until melted and smooth. Place Rice...

Marshmallow Cones

Marshmallow Cones 2 tablespoons gelatine 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup raspberry cordial extra 1/2 cup water 2 cups caster sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice red food colouring 18 multi-coloured ice-cream cups assorted mixed lollies 1/2 cup hundreds and thousands 1. Sprinkle gelatine over water in a bowl; stand for...

Marshmallows

Marshmallows 4 Tbsp gelatine 1 cup warm water 4 cups sugar 2 cups boiling water 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional) 2 tsp citric lemon juice icing sugar cornflour (gluten free) Sprinkle gelatine over warm water and stir to dissolve. Put sugar and boiling water into a large saucepan. Stir in...

Marshmallows

Marshmallows 2 Tablespoons gelatine 1/2 cup water 2 cups sugar 1 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla essence food colouring 1. Combine the first measure of water and the gelatine; leave to swell for 10 minutes. 2. Place sugar and the second measure of water in a large saucepan. Heat...

Milk Rock

Milk Rock 3 cups white sugar 1 cup milk 1 cup chopped almonds 60g butter 1 tsp vanilla Boil the milk and the sugar, add the butter and boil until a little dropped in a cup of water will almost set. Beat for 2-3 minutes, then add vanilla and...

Mocha Brownies

Mocha Brownies 180g unsalted butter 250g dark chocolate, chopped 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 Tbsp dry instant coffee 1 Tbsp hot water 3 eggs 1 1/2 cup plain flour Grease deep 19cm square cake pan, cover base with paper, grease paper. Melt butter and chocolate in pan over low...

Nougat

Nougat 2 – 3 sheets Rice Paper 350 g Sugar 150 ml Water 125 g liquid Glucose 25 g liquid Honey 1 large Egg White A pinch Cream of Tartar 50 g Glace Cherries or other glace fruit 25 g chopped Angelica 25 g Flaked Almonds, chopped Brazil Nuts...

Nougat

Nougat 2 cups sugar 1 cup glucose 1 cup honey 3 egg whites – beaten 700 g roasted almonds Heat the sugar, glucose and honey to a “hard crack” – 280 degrees F on a confectionery thermometer. Gently pour the sugar mix into the egg whites and fold through....

Passionfruit Marshmallows

Passionfruit Marshmallows Makes 54 180ml (about 10 passionfruits) strained passionfruit juice 20g powdered gelatine 500g caster sugar 2 eggwhites For Dusting: snow sugar (see note) 1. Lightly grease and line a 17.5cm x 25cm shallow cake pan and dust base liberally with snow sugar. Combine passionfruit juice and gelatine...

Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls Utensils: wooden spoon 2 mixing bowls tray Ingredients: 1 cup sesame seeds 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup instant milk powder Method: 1. Measure the sesame seeds, coconut and powdered milk into a mixing bowl. Stir together with a...

Peppermint Creams

Peppermint Creams 400g icing sugar 1 egg white 1/2 lemon Peppermint essence Blunt knife, 2 bowls, cup and saucer, sieve, wooden spoon, rolling pin (or clean empty milk bottle), 1 teaspoon. 1. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl. 2. Divide the egg into white and yolk using a...

Peppermint Slice

Peppermint Slice Base: 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup brown sugar 180g melted butter Filling: 60g Copha (vegetable shortening) 2 1/2 cups icing sugar 1 tsp peppermint essence 2 Tbsp cream 1 Tbsp milk Topping: 185g dark chocolate 30g Copha Preheat oven to 180c....

Plum Pudding Christmas Truffles

Plum Pudding Christmas Truffles Serves 30 1 cup dried fruit mix 1/4 cup brandy or orange juice 1 1/4 cups cake crumbs 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted 125 g (5 rows) Cadbury Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted 125 g (5 rows) Cadbury Milky White Chocolate,...

Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Balls 220g popped popcorn 180ml light corn syrup 55g margarine 10ml cold water 325g confectioners’ sugar 50g marshmallows 1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the corn syrup, margarine, cold water, confectioners’ sugar and marshmallows. Heat and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Carefully combine...

Praline Pecans

Praline Pecans Use a heavy saucepan, and work quicky, but safely when spooning the pecan mixture onto the wax paper. 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 2 Tbsp corn syrup 5 cups toasted pecan halves Stir together first...

Quick Chocolate Fudge

Quick Chocolate Fudge 500g Dark Chocolate 75g Unsalted Butter 400ml Condensed Milk 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence # Grease a 20 cm square cake tin. # Break the chocolate into pieces and place in a large saucepan with the butter and milk. # Heat gently, stirring until the chocolate and...

Quick White Fudge

Quick White Fudge 400g white chocolate 25og butter, chopped 3 cups icing sugar 1/3 cup cream vanilla essence to taste hundreds and thousands or silver cachous to decorate the top if desired 1. Place chopped chocolate, butter, sugar and cream into a saucepan. Stir over gentle heat until chocolate...

Rocky Road

Photo by barbieclone Rocky Road 1 Block of Cooking Chocolate (broken up) (Dark Chocolate is nice too.) 200-250g Pkt of Soft Jellies (Woolies brand Jelly Rings are best) 250g Pkt of Marshmallow (preferably pink AND white) 50g crushed Nuts 40g Copha Melt copha. When nearly melted add chocolate and...

Rocky Road

Rocky Road 250g Marshmallows, pink and white 250g Cooking chocolate or chocolate pieces 90g Copha 1/2 cup walnuts or peanuts 1 cup glace cherries, halved 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup coconut Line 20cm x 30cm lamington pan with foil. Roughly chop marshmallows into pieces with wet scissors and place...

Rum And Raisin Chocolate Fudge

Rum And Raisin Chocolate Fudge Makes: 49 60ml (1/4 cup) rum 95g (1/2 cup) raisins 400g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 50g unsalted butter 1. Line a 20cm (base measurement) square cake pan with non-stick baking paper. Combine the rum and raisins in...

Rum Balls

Rum Balls 1 packet of Arrowroot Biscuits 400g tin of sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons of cocoa 1 cup of desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons of rum Crush arrowroot biscuits using either a rolling pin or food processor. Add 1/2 cup of coconut and cocoa. Stir the mixture well. Add...

Rum Balls

Photo by barbieclone Rum Balls 8 weetbix 1 Tin Condensed Milk 1 Tablespoon of Rum 1 Tablespoon of Cocoa 1 Cup Sultanas 1/2 Cup Coconut + extra for rolling. Crumble weetbixs. Mix together all ingredients and refrigerate mixture for 1/2 hr (makes it easier to roll mixture into balls)...

Rum Balls

Rum Balls 4 cups of cake or biscuit crumbs 2 Tbsp icing sugar 2 Tbsp cocoa 250g Butter or margarine 2 Tbsp condensed milk 2 drops of almond essence 2 Tbsp rum 4 drops vanilla essence 1. Melt the butter either in a saucepan or in the microwave (using...

Rum Cream Fudge (and variations)

Rum Cream Fudge Makes approximately 675g (1 1/2 lb) fudge Equipment: 1 large heavy based saucepan 1 metal Tablespoon 1 sugar thermometer 1 wooden spoon 1 lightly greased shallow tin 20cm x 15cm (8in x 6in) 1 sharp knife 3 cups (675g / 1 1/2 lb) granulated sugar 1...

Rumballs

Rumballs 250g biscuits 1 tin condensed milk 1 cup desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/4 cup rum extra coconut for rolling Crush biscuits until fine. Mix the biscuits with the remaining ingredients. Roll into tablespoon sized balls. Roll in extra coconut....

Rumballs

Rumballs 250g biscuits 1 tin condensed milk 1 cup desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 cup rum extra coconut for rolling Crush biscuits until fine. Mix together remaining ingredients. Roll into tablespoon sized balls. Roll in extra coconut....

Russian Caramel

Russian Caramel 125g butter 400g can condensed milk 2 tablespoons golden syrup 3/4 cup brown sugar Line deep 19cm square cake tin with foil and grease foil. Place all ingredients in a saucepan stir over heat with out boiling until butter has melted and sugar dissolved. Bring to the...