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Apple and Berry Crumble

Photo by Mem Apple and Berry Crumble Serves : 6 6 Pink Lady apples, skin on and cut into wedges 1 Tablespoon caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon orange zest, finely grated 1 Tablespoon water 400g frozen or fresh mixed berries Crumble Topping: 1 cup plain flour...

Banoffee Cheesecake

Photo by Mem Banoffee Cheesecake 70g unsalted butter, melted 3 tsp powdered gelatine 100g wholemeal biscuits, broken 2 eggs, separated 75g caster sugar 225g mascarpone 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds removed 300ml thick cream, whipped 2 bananas, sliced Toffee Sauce: 150ml thickened cream 75g unsalted butter 150g brown sugar...

Banoffee Pie

Photo by Mem Banoffee Pie Serves 8 Prep time 30 minutes Chilling time 2 hours 35 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes 1 1/4 cups (185g) plain flour, sifted 125g cold butter, chopped 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 egg yolk 395g can sweetened condensed milk 60g butter, chopped 1/2 cup...

Beef Stroganoff

Photo by Mem Beef Stroganoff 2 Tbsp oil 500g beef, cut into thin strips 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tsp paprika 420g Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup 2 Tbsp tomato sauce 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 150g button mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp sour cream 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley...

Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake

Photo by Mem Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake Serves 8 125g butter, softened 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 cup Vaailia French Vanilla Yoghurt 1 apple, peeled, cored, sliced thickly 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 60g butter, extra, chilled, chopped 1/2...

Cherry Ripe Mud Cake

Photo by Mem Cherry Ripe Mud Cake Serves 12. 250g butter, chopped 1 Tablespoon instant coffee granules 1 2/3 cups (400ml) coconut milk 200g dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 cups (440g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (110g) self-raising flour 1 cup (150g) plain flour 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder...

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Photo by Mem Chocolate Cake in a Mug 4 Tablespoons self-raising flour 4 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cocoa 1 egg 3 Tablespoons milk 3 Tablespoons oil 1 mug Place flour into mug, add sugar and cocoa; mix. Spoon in 1 egg; mix. Pour in milk and oil; mix well....

Chocolate Cheesecake

Photo by Mem Chocolate Cheesecake Serves 12 Melted butter, to grease 1 x 250g pkt plain chocolate biscuits, coarsely broken 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 150g butter, melted 250g dark chocolate, finely chopped 155g (3/4 cup) caster sugar 3 eggs 3 x 250g pkts cream cheese, at room temperature 2...

Chocolate Slice

Photo by Mem Chocolate Slice 1 1/4 cups S.R. Flour 2 tablespoons cocoa (2 x 20ml spoons) 3/4 cup coconut 1 egg 1/2 cup caster sugar 6 tablespoons butter (6 x 20ml spoons) 1 tablespoon butter (greasing) Preheat oven to 180C. 1. Sift flour and cocoa together. Add coconut...

Condensed Milk Biscuits

Photo by Mem Condensed Milk Biscuits 500g softened butter 4 Tbsp sugar (optional for the real sweet tooth) 1 can condensed milk 4 cups self-raising flour (sifted) Cream together butter and sugar. Add condensed milk and fold in the flour. Drop onto baking paper (a tablespoon per biscuit) and...

Marshmallow Cupcakes

Photo by Mem Marshmallow Cupcakes 125g butter 140g (2/3 cup) caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour, sifted 50g (1/3 cup) plain flour, sifted 80ml (1/3 cup) milk 105g (1/3 cup) raspberry jam 125ml (1/2 cup) water 5 tsp gelatine powder 140g (2/3...

Mem’s Macadamia Baileys Mousse

Photo by Mem Mem’s Macadamia Baileys Mousse 250g Cadburys Macadamia Chocolate Block 4 eggs, separated 1 1/2 Tbsp Baileys 1 cup cream Chop chocolate roughly, put into top of double saucepan, stir over hot water until melted (be very careful as it will burn easy). Remove from heat, cool...

Mem’s Ricotta Cannelloni

Photo by Mem Mem’s Ricotta Cannelloni 250g Ricotta Cheese 3 cups grated cheese 1 cup shallots, finely sliced 250g frozen spinach, defrosted and drained 2 eggs cannelloni shells 800g tin whole tomatoes 1 cup cheese, extra Preheat oven to 180c. Mix together the ricotta, cheese, shallots, spinach and eggs....

Mini Easter Cheesecakes

Photo by Mem Mini Easter Cheesecakes Makes 8 2 Tablespoons boiling water 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 6 plain chocolate biscuits (eg. Choc Ripple) 20g butter, melted 250g cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 1/4 cup pure cream, lightly whipped 50g milk chocolate, melted 8 caramel-filled mini Easter eggs...

Peabody’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Photo by Mem This Recipe is Adapted from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody. I have changed a few things to how I made it. Please visit Peabody’s page for her recipe. Peabody’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake 1 1/4 cups chocolate chip cookie crumbs (I used 400g The Decadent Chocolate...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Photo by Mem Red Velvet Cupcakes Makes 18 300g (2 cups) plain flour 30g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 315g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar 250ml (1 cup) buttermilk 200g unsalted butter, melted 2 eggs, lightly whisked 1 Tbsp white vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract...

Scout’s Cupcakes

Photo by Julie O’Malley Scout’s Cupcakes Makes 12 2 eggs thickened cream vanilla essence 3/4 cup castor sugar 1 cup self-raising flour Into a 1 cup metric measuring cup place the eggs. Fill to brim with thickened cream. Beat for 1 minute. Add a splash of vanilla essence and...

Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls

Photo by Mem Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls 450g (3 cups) self-raising flour 80g butter, chopped 1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil Salt & freshly ground black pepper 375ml (1 1/2 cups) buttermilk 200g feta, crumbled Buttermilk, extra, to brush Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto: 200g (1 cup) semi-dried tomatoes 45g...

Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli

Photo by Mem Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli Serves: 2 150g tub Crab Meat Juice & zest of 2 lime Juice 1 lemon 1 clove Garlic, crushed 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley 1/4 cup finely sliced green onions 1 small chilli, sliced 1 tsp Sea Salt...

Spiced Orange Roast Chicken

Photo by Mem Spiced Orange Roast Chicken 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets 80ml (1/3 cup) fresh orange juice 80ml (1/3 cup) honey 2 tsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp turmeric 1 orange, thinly sliced Finely chopped fresh chives, to...

Strawberry Muffins

Photo by Mem Strawberry Muffins 2 cups of self-raising flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg lightly beaten 1 cup milk 4 tablespoons melted butter 1 punnet strawberries, chopped Preheat oven to 200ºc. Lightly grease a 24 capacity mini muffin tin, or a 12 capacity large muffin tin. Mix all...

Sweet and Sour Meatball in Heavenly Sauce

Photo by Mem Sweet and Sour Meatballs in Heavenly Sauce 500g mince 1 dessertspoon cornflour 1 small onion grated 1 egg 4 pineapple rings (keep syrup) 2 small capsicums 1 dessertspoon peanut oil 1 cup syrup from pineapple 1 1/2 dessertspoon cornflour 1 dessertspoon soy sauce 1 1/2 Tablespoons...

Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry

Photo by Mem Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry 50g unsalted butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 large onions, thinly sliced 150g bacon, chopped 4 eggs 100ml thickened cream 1 1/4 cups (150g) gruyere, grated Micro herbs, to garnish Paprika Thyme Pastry: 200g plain flour 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2...

Tiramisu

Photo by Mem Tiramisu 2 cups strong black coffee 1/2 cup marsala (see note) 3 eggs, separated 1/3 cup caster sugar 250g mascarpone 300ml thickened cream, lightly whipped 1 large packet of sponge fingers (savoiardi) cocoa, for dusting 1. Pour coffee and marsala into a shallow dish. Set aside....

Tiramisu Cake

Photo by Mem Tiramisu Cake Serves 12 6 eggs 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1/2 cup (75g) cornflour 1 cup (250ml) boiling water 1 1/2 tablespoons dry instant coffee 1/2 cup (125ml) marsala 1/4 cup (25g) finely grated chocolate 300ml thickened cream, whipped 75g...

Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart

Photo by Mem Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart Serves 10 250g plain chocolate biscuits 1 tablespoon plain flour 125g butter, melted cocoa powder, to serve Chocolate Ganache: 100g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup thickened cream Chocolate Mousse: 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 600ml thickened cream 1. Grease...