Category: Dairy

Austrian Eggs

Austrian Eggs 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup heavy cream 8 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1 tablespoon chives, chopped Preheat oven to 180c. Pour the sour cream and cream into baking dish. Carefully slip the eggs into it from a cup one by one. Dot with butter; sprinkle with...

Baked Custard

Baked Custard Serves 4 3 eggs 2 tablespoons caster (superfine) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 500ml (2 cups) milk 125ml (1/2 cup) cream ground nutmeg, to sprinkle 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (315°F/ Gas 2-3). Brush a 1.5 litre (6 cup) heatproof dish with a little melted butter....

Baked Lemon Custard

Baked Lemon Custard Serves: 4 3 eggs 2 egg yolks 60g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 500ml (2 cups) pure cream 250ml (1 cup) milk 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan-forced) and lightly grease 4 x 1-cup capacity ramekins (or a 1L capacity baking...

Baked Passionfruit Custards

Baked Passionfruit Custards Makes 6 750ml cream grated zest 1/2 orange 8 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 8 passionfruit Preheat oven to 160°C. Place a tea towel on the bottom of a baking dish large enough to hold six 200ml ramekins. Heat cream and orange zest in a saucepan...

Banana Ice-Cream

Banana Ice-Cream Serves 6 to 8 3 cups milk 1 piece vanilla bean 1/2 cup sugar 3 egg yolks, beaten 1 cup cream 1/2 cup sweet sherry 2 large ripe bananas, mashed and sieved 1/3 cup ground almonds Place the milk and vanilla bean together in a small pan...

Berry Yoghurt Pops

Berry Yoghurt Pops Serves: 6 Points per Serve: 1/2 1 eggwhite (from 50g egg) 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 x 200g tub Nestle diet Strawberry yoghurt 1 x 200g tub Nestle diet Vanilla flavoured yoghurt 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1. Use an electric beater with a whisk...

Blanc Mange

Blanc Mange 600mls milk 4 tablespoons sugar (4x20ml spoons) 3 tablespoons cornflour (3x20ml spoons) Vanilla essence 2 tablespoons coconut (2x20ml spoons) (for decoration – optional) 1. Blend cornflour in 1/2 cup milk. 2. Place remainder of milk in a saucepan, bring to boil and remove from stove. 3. Add...

Boozy Fruit Ice Cream Pudding

Boozy Fruit Ice Cream Pudding 750ml double cream 30g caster sugar 400-425 carton of ready made custard 250g of boozy fruits (recipe below) chopped 2 x 600ml pudding basins lined with cling-wrap. Whisk the cream with the sugar until it forms soft peaks. Stir in custard and boozy fruits....

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding Serve hot or cold with stewed or canned fruit and cream. Substitute any dried fruit of your choice in this recipe. 6 thin slices white bread 40g butter 3 eggs 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup sultanas...

Brekkie Pies

Brekkie Pies Makes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 rashers bacon, rind removed, chopped 200g mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 3 sheets ready-rolled butter puff pastry 2 eggs 1 cup cream baby spinach leaves, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place a...

Cheese and Herb Pastry Hats

Cheese and Herb Pastry Hats Makes 12 Cheese and Herb Filling: 125g (4 oz) ricotta cheese 3/4 cup (100 g/3 1/2 oz) grated Emmenthal or Gruyere cheese 2 spring onions, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup (20 g/3/4 oz) chopped herbs, such as parsley, chives or oregano 6...

Choc Pudding bar

Choc Pudding bar Serves 6 250g packet malt biscuits 3 x 80g Crunchie bars, refrigerated 395g can sweetened condensed milk 600ml thickened cream drinking chocolate, to serve (optional) 1. Line a 3cm deep, 26cm x 16cm (base) lamington pan with non-stick baking paper. Layer malt biscuits over base of...

Choc Yoghurt Mousse

Choc Yoghurt Mousse 1 cup milk 1 packet chocolate instant pudding 1 1/4 cups yoghurt 300ml cream Whipped cream and sliced fruit to garnish (optional) In a bowl combine the milk and the instant pudding. Whisk until smooth and thick. Fold in the yoghurt and the cream. Pour into...

Chocolate Ice-Cream

Chocolate Ice-Cream 1 1/4 cups cream 2 Tablespoons milk 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 Tablespoons cocoa 3 Tablespoons boiling water Put the cream and milk in a bowl and whisk until just stiff. Stir in the icing sugar and vanilla. Pour the mixture into a...

Chocolate Panna Cotta

Chocolate Panna Cotta Serves 4 2 Tbsp water 2 tsp gelatine powder 2 cups (500ml) single or pouring cream 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar, sifted 100g dark chocolate, chopped vegetable oil, for greasing mixed berries, to serve # Place the water in a bowl and sprinkle over the gelatine....

Classic Banana Cream Pie

Classic Banana Cream Pie 8 Servings 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut in pieces 1/4 cup cold water 1 egg yolk 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil Banana Cream Filling: 2 large eggs 1/2 cup superfine...

Coffee Rum and Raisin Ice Cream

Coffee Rum and Raisin Ice Cream 75g raisins 1/4 cup dark rum (or port) 300ml double cream 300ml single cream 2 small handfuls (50g) coffee beans (or 2 tbsp ground coffee) 1 vanilla bean 6 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 2 tsp custard powder Cover raisins with rum and...

Creamy Baked Custard

Creamy Baked Custard Serves 4 3 eggs 1/2 cup (115g) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup (250ml) milk 300ml cream Ground nutmeg Preheat oven to 180°C. Whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl until the sugar dissolves. Whisk in the vanilla extract, milk and cream. Pour...

Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée Serves 6 1 vanilla pod (bean) 1 litre (4 cups) double (heavy) cream 6 egg yolks 90g (1/2 cup) caster (superfine) sugar 30ml (2 tsp) almond or orange liqueur (optional) 75g (6 Tbsp) soft light brown sugar 1. Preheat the oven to 150c/300F/Gas 2. Place six 120ml...

Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel 300ml milk 300ml pure cream 1 split vanilla bean zest of 1 orange, finely grated 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup water 3 eggs 3 extra egg yolks 60g caster sugar 1. Preheat the oven to 150’C (fan-forced). 2. Combine milk and pure cream, vanilla bean and...

Custard Ice-Cream

Custard Ice-Cream 2 cups vanilla custard 300ml double cream 395g condensed milk 2 Tbsp vanilla extract Chocolate Sauce: 125g milk chocolate 1 cup thickened cream 1 cup caster sugar Mix together custard, cream, condensed milk and vanilla. Freeze in an airtight container overnight or until firm. Transfer into a...

Deep Fried Ice-Cream with Chocolate Sauce

Deep Fried Ice-Cream with Chocolate Sauce 4 very large scoops vanilla ice-cream 4 eggs 2 cups panko plain flour 200g dark chocolate, finely chopped 250ml cream Put scoops of vanilla ice-cream on a tray and freeze until very hard. Break eggs into a medium mixing bowl and whisk with...

Eggnog Ice-Cream

Eggnog Ice-Cream 6 eggs, separated 10 tablespoons sugar pinch of salt 1/4 cup brandy 1/4 cup rum 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 cup milk 2 cup heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Cook the egg yolks, sugar, salt, brandy, rum and sherry in a double boiler until very...

Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream scoops of ice-cream 4 eggs 225g plain flour 100g dry breadcrumbs 90g desiccated coconut 50g shredded coconut 2 passionfruit 2 litre oil Caramel Sauce: 1/2 cup water 110g sugar 125ml cream 1. Scoop out ice-cream into balls the size of a golf ball. Dip in flour,...

Frozen Christmas Pudding

Frozen Christmas Pudding 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup chopped raisins 1/4 cup brandy 600 ml cream 200 g sweetened condensed milk 150 g (6 rows) Cadbury Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon mixed spice 100 g mixed glace cherries, chopped 50 g flaked...

Ice Cream

Ice Cream 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup icing mixture, sifted 300ml thickened cream 1. Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks; whisk the egg yolks until well blended mix through the cream set aside in the freezer in a container. 2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff then...

Ice-Cream

Ice-Cream 1 x 400g can condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 3 eggs separated 300ml cream Beat the condensed milk, egg yolks and vanilla essence for 3 minutes. Whip the cream until thick; and whisk the egg whites until very stiff. Fold all three mixes together then pour into...

Impossible Quiche

Impossible Quiche 3 eggs 3/4 cup SR Flour 125g melted margarine 1 cup grated cheese 1 cup ham or bacon 1 small onion (chopped) 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 1/2 cups milk Beat eggs; add milk, margarine and cheese, then flour and rest of ingredients. Pour into large quiche...

Lemon Sherbet

Lemon Sherbet 1 cup cream 2/3 cup icing sugar 1 cup yoghurt Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon In a bowl or container suitable for freezing whip the cream until stiff. Fold in the rest of the ingredients. Place in the freezer and stir ever 45 minutes until...

Liqueur Custard

Liqueur Custard 2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thickened cream 1 Queen vanilla bean, split 6 egg yolks 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 2 tablespoons Cointreau, Grand Marnier or brandy 1. Combine milk, cream and vanilla bean in a medium pan; bring to the boil, remove from heat. Stand 15...

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream Serves 4 to 6 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons custard powder 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 300ml thickened cream, whipped Passionfruit Swirl: 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp 1/2 cup caster sugar Combine egg yolks, sugar and custard powder in pan,...

Strawberry Mousse

Photo by Julie O’Malley Strawberry Mousse 1 punnet strawberries (250g), washed, hulled 1/2 cup castor sugar 1 1/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/3 cup boiling water 2 tsp gelatine 2 egg whites Place strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and cream into electric blender. Place boiling water into small...

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie 1/2 punnet strawberries 1 cup milk 1/2 cup yoghurt Mint sprig, to garnish 1. Wash and hull the strawberries, reserving one for garnish. 2. Blend together the strawberries, milk and yoghurt. 3. Serve in a chilled glass and garnish with the reserved strawberry and mint sprig....

Vanilla Slice

Vanilla Slice Makes 9 Servings 2 sheets ready rolled puff pastry 1 quantity creme patissiere Passionfruit Icing: 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 2 passionfruit 1 tsp butter 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Line 2 oven trays and a 22cm deep square cake tin with baking paper. Thaw pastry....

Yoghurt Dessert Topping

Yoghurt Dessert Topping 300ml cream 1 cup yoghurt Whip cream until thick. Fold in yoghurt....