Caramel Banana Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Caramel Banana Tart 1 sheet shortcrust pastry, thawed 300g fresh, reduced-fat ricotta 110g pkt goat’s cheese 60g (1/3 cup) icing sugar mixture 40g butter 55g (1/4 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) thickened cream 3 small bananas, peeled, thinly sliced diagonally 45g (1/4...

Upside-Down Chocolate Caramel Nut Cake

Upside-Down Chocolate Caramel Nut Cake 2 Tbsp finely chopped roasted Macadamias 2 Tbsp finely chopped roasted Pistachios 2 Tbsp finely chopped roasted Walnuts 125g Butter, softened 1 cup (220g) frimly packed brown sugar 3 eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1/4 cup (35g) plain flour 1/4 tsp Bicarb 1/3...

Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce 225g dates, pitted and chopped 450ml water 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 90g soft butter 225g caster sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 225g self-raising flour, sifted Caramel Sauce: 150g brown sugar 250ml pouring cream 200g butter, chopped...

Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing

Photo by Julie O’Malley Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing 1/2 cup coconut 125g butter 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons honey 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup milk # Line a selected tin with baking paper and grease (19cm x 29cm lamington pan,...

Pear-Caramel Ice Cream

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pear-Caramel Ice Cream 3 medium sized ripe pears, peeled and cored 180g sugar 500ml heavy cream 1/8 tsp coarse salt A few drops freshly squeezed lemon juice 1. Spread the sugar in a large non reactive heavy bottomed saucepan. Cook the sugar over med heat...

Russian Caramels

Russian Caramels 1 tin condensed milk 2 cups sugar 60g butter 2 dessertspoons of golden syrup 2 Tbsp of honey vanilla essence Place all ingredients except vanilla into a saucepan. Stir continually (or the mixture will stick to the bottom of the pan) over low heat for approximately 20...

Caramel Parfait Glace with Salted Peanut Caramel and Milk Chocolate Mousse

Caramel Parfait Glace with Salted Peanut Caramel and Milk Chocolate Mousse Caramel Mousse: 500ml thickened cream 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 135g liquid glucose 190g caster sugar 50g unsalted butter, cold 6 leaves gold leaf gelatine, soaked in cold water, drained 160g egg yolks Chantilly Cream: 250ml thickened...

Chocolate Caramel Tart

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Chocolate Caramel Tart Serves 6 395g can sweetened condensed milk 250g block Careme dark chocolate shortcrust pastry (or 1 large sheet regular shortcrust pastry) 225g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 2 eggs 150ml thickened cream, plus extra whipped cream to serve (optional)...

Russian Caramels

Russian Caramels 3 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons golden syrup 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 can condensed milk Vanilla 1. Place butter, syrup, sugar and milk into saucepan. 2. Stir over heat until mixture boils. 3. Continue to cook, stirring well, for about 15 mins. 4. Add essence and turn onto...

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce Makes 12 2 1/2 (375g) cups self-raising flour 1 cup tightly packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups (310ml) buttermilk 90g unsalted butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten Caramel Sauce: 3/4 cup (185g) sugar 1/4 cup (60ml) warm water 40g unsalted butter 1/4 cup tightly...

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...

Foolproof Chocolate Caramel Slice

Foolproof Chocolate Caramel Slice Makes 18 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 125g butter, melted Caramel Filling: 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons golden syrup 50g butter, chopped Chocolate Topping: 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup pouring cream 1. Preheat oven...

Creamy Caramel Nut Slice

Creamy Caramel Nut Slice 1 cup coconut 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 125g butter, melted 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tbsp golden syrup 1/2 cup cream 30g butter, extra 1/2 cup chopped nuts (any kind – unsalted) 100g chocolate milk melts, melted Preheat oven to...

Coffee Caramel Slice

Coffee Caramel Slice 120g (3/4 cup) hazelnuts Melted butter, to grease 150g (1 cup) plain flour 100g (1 cup) hazelnut meal 200g (1 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 125g butter, melted 1 Tbsp instant coffee powder 1 Tbsp boiling water 2 x 395g cans sweetened condensed milk 80ml (1/3...

Macadamia Caramel Slice

Macadamia Caramel Slice Melted butter, to grease 150g granita biscuits (Arnott’s brand) 75g butter, melted 100g macadamia nuts 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tbsp golden syrup 50g butter, extra 150g dark chocolate, roughly chopped Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush an 18cm square cake pan with the...

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Chocolate Caramel Slice Base: 1 cup plain flour, sifted 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 125g butter, melted Filling: 400g can sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons golden syrup 60g butter, melted Topping: 60g copha, chopped 125g cooking chocolate, chopped 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 3cm...

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...

Caramel Fudge Cookies

Caramel Fudge Cookies 2 cups (300g) dark chocolate Melts 60g butter 400g can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1/2 cup (60g) toasted hazelnuts, chopped finely 3 x 55g rolls Caramello chocolates 1/2 cup (60g) toasted hazelnuts, extra, chopped coarsely 1. Preheat the...

Caramel Cheesecake

Caramel Cheesecake 2 cups (250g) sweet biscuit crumbs 90g butter, melted Filling: 2 x 250g packets soft caramels 1/4 cup milk 250g packet cream cheese 3 teaspoons gelatine 1 tablespoon water 300ml carton thickened cream Caramel Topping 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons gelatine 1 tablespoon water 1. Combine crumbs...

Sticky Date, Ginger and Pear Pudding with Caramel

Sticky Date, Ginger and Pear Pudding with Caramel Makes 12 to 16 slices 200g dried dates, deseeded 200g dried pears 2 cups water 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 350g self-raising flour 150g butter 300g brown sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 60g ginger in syrup, diced Caramel Sauce:...

Caramel Banana Pudding

Caramel Banana Pudding Serves 4 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 4 bananas, sliced 50g butter, chopped 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup milk 1. Grease a 23cm pie dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange bananas over sugar. 2. Cream butter...

Banana Caramel Crepes

Banana Caramel Crepes Makes 12 Batter: 1 1/4 cups plain flour 3 60g eggs 1 cup skim milk 1/3 cup water 10g unsalted butter, melted, for cooking Filling: 3 large or 6 small bananas Juice of 1 lemon or 1 orange Sauce: 10g unsalted butter 1/2 cup packed brown...

Banana, Caramel and Walnut Syrup Cake

Banana, Caramel and Walnut Syrup Cake 3/4 cup chopped walnuts 125 g butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup mashed over-ripe bananas 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon bi-carb soda Caramel Sauce 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly...

Caramel Banana Pudding

Caramel Banana Pudding Serves 8 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3/4 cup mashed banana (2 medium bananas) 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 egg whites 1/2 cup apple sauce (in jar) 3/4 tsp bi-carb soda 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups water Pre-heat oven to 180c – fan forced....

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...

Caramel Banana Muffins

Caramel Banana Muffins Makes: 12 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup bran flakes, lightly crushed 3/4 cup brown sugar 90g butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1 banana, mashed 3/4 cup NESTLÉ Top’n’Fill Caramel 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. 2. Combine first 7 ingredients in bowl. 3....

Caramel Cookies

Caramel Cookies Serves: 36 125g butter 125g sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 250g self-raising flour 1. Melt butter in a saucepan. 2. Add sugar, golden syrup, milk and vanilla essence. Boil gently for five minutes. Cool and then add to flour. 3....

Baked Caramel Bananas

Baked Caramel Bananas 4 ripe bananas, halved lengthways 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 Tbsp apple juice 50g melted butter Vanilla Ice-cream (check the label!) 1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Arrange bananas cut side down over the base of a 24cm ovenproof dish. 2. Combine sugar,...

Choc Caramel Bites

Choc Caramel Bites Makes 24 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup ground almonds 65g butter, melted 380g can Top N Fill Caramel (see note) 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter 60g butter 150g dark chocolate Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease two, 12 x 1 1/2...

Caramel Easter Friands

Caramel Easter Friands Makes 9 1/2 cup rice or plain flour 1/2 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup icing sugar 1/3 cup canola or light olive oil 1/3cup milk 6 small caramel Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 9 friand pans. Combine 1/2 cup...

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins Makes 12 2 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 12 small caramel-filled Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases. 2....

Sticky Date, Ginger and Pear Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Sticky Date, Ginger and Pear Pudding with Caramel Sauce 200g dried dates, deseeded 200g dried pears 2 cups water 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 350g self-raising flour 150g butter 300g brown sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 60g ginger in syrup, diced Caramel Sauce: 300ml cream 250g butter...

Vietnamese Caramelized Chicken Marinade

Vietnamese Caramelized Chicken Marinade 2 servings This works just as well with pork. It’s not overly sweet, but wonderfully different. Great grilled as well. If the fish sauce is too strong, replace a tablespoon of fish sauce with water. Prep time does not include marinade time. If you don’t...

Banana Caramel Pie

Banana Caramel Pie 1 Banana 1 Tin of Condensed Milk 1 Bottle of fresh Cream 1 Pie Shell Place tin of Caramel into a saucepan and fill with water. Boil on medium heat (boil too high the tin will bust) for about 1hr. Pull tin out and open very...

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....

Caramel Pear Pies

Caramel Pear Pies 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 small pears, cored and sliced 1/4 cup cream cinnamon and nutmeg to taste 1. Melt butter in a pan, sprinkle with brown sugar and allow the brown sugar to melt and caramelise. 2. Add the pears and stir...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g butter 200g white melts 1 cup white sugar 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 1/4 cup sherry 1/2 tin condensed milk 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup SR flour 1/4 cup caramel nesquik 2 eggs 1. Preheat...

French Toast with Caramelised Apples and Pecans

French Toast with Caramelised Apples and Pecans Serves 4 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and each cut into 8 wedges 1/4 cup roughly chopped pecans 4 eggs 65ml (1/a cup) pure cream 2 tablespoons caster sugar 4 slices white toast bread...

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...

Coffee and Caramel Muffins

Coffee and Caramel Muffins Makes 12 Melted butter, for greasing, optional 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp instant espresso coffee 3/4 cup water 380g can Nestlé caramel...

Caramelised Onion and Corn Bread

Caramelised Onion and Corn Bread 2 tablespoons Sanitarium Macadamia nut oil 3 onions, finely sliced 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3/4 cup polenta 1 cup brown rice flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup linseeds 1/4 cup psyllium husks 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 cup Sanitarium So Good soymilk 1...

Caramelized Rib-Eye Steaks

Caramelized Rib-Eye Steaks 1 cup Thai red chilli dipping sauce or sweet chilli sauce 1/2 cup soy sauce 6 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp wasabi powder 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 x 6 oz boneless rib eye steaks...

Caramelized Onion Pizza

Caramelized Onion Pizza Dough: Basic White Dough 1 Tbs. sugar 1 cup warm water 1 pack (1/4 ounce) dry yeast 3-1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup olive oil (optional: excluding it makes a chewier dough) 1 Tsp. salt (if excluding oil, use 1/2 Tsp. salt) Whole Wheat Dough 1 Tbs....

Crepes with Caramelised Mango and Mango Ice-cream

Crepes with Caramelised Mango and Mango Ice-cream Serves 4 125g plain flour, sifted 15g caster sugar pinch of salt 2 eggs 325ml milk 100g pouring cream 20g butter 150g caster sugar 125g pouring cream 4 mangoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 vanilla bean, split in half 100g mascarpone cheese...

Choc-Caramel Cake

Choc-Caramel Cake 125g butter, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 x 40g Giant Caramello Koala chocolates, roughly chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Dark melted chocolate to decorate Fresh berries and mint leaves to serve 1....

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting 2 2/3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Caramel Frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups firmly packed...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 200g butter 200g white chocolate 200g dark brown sugar 3/4 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 150g plain flour 150g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Melt butter, chocolate, sugar, water, golden...

Caramel Pudding

Caramel Pudding 200g sugar 1/2 cup water 2 cans condensed milk 2 cups water 10 eggs Find a large enough saucepan that will hold the cake tin, and half fill with water. Place saucepan over a moderate heat and bring to the boil. Meanwhile, over a moderate heat, dissolve...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g white chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 1/4 cups (450g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water 2 cups (300g) plain flour 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 eggs, beaten lightly Caramel Frosting: 125g butter, chopped 1...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g good quality white chocolate, chopped 1 1/4 cups (255g) brown sugar 1/2 cup golden syrup 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups plain flour, sifted 2/3 cup self raising flour, sifted 300ml sour cream 60g unsalted butter, chopped...

Apricot Choc Caramel Slice

Apricot Choc Caramel Slice Makes: 24 Base: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup brown sugar 125 g butter, melted Filling: 75 g butter 1/4 cup golden syrup 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1/4 cup coarsely chopped apricots Topping: 1/4 cup Milk Melts 1/4 cup White...

Caramel Crunchy Chocolate Slice

Photo by barbieclone Caramel Crunchy Chocolate Slice Base: 1 cup SR flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup coconut 125g butter, melted 1 cup cornflakes or rice bubbles 1 tbsp cocoa Filling: 1 tin (300ml) condensed milk 30g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup (optional) Topping: Milk cooking chocolate Base:...

Caramel Date Almond Slice

Caramel Date Almond Slice 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup desiccated coconut 125g margarine, melted 1/3 cup flaked almonds Topping: 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 30g margarine 3/4 cup chopped pitted dried dates 2 tablespoons golden syrup Grease a 19cm x...

Caramel Ginger Slice

Caramel Ginger Slice 250 g gingernut biscuits, crushed 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup chopped crystallised ginger 3/4 cup Top’n’Fill Caramel 1 cup White Melts 1. Line base and sides of 18cm x 28cm lamington pan. 2. Combine biscuits, coconut and ginger in bowl. 3. Place Top’n’Fill Caramel and...

Caramel Macadamia Slice

Caramel Macadamia Slice Makes about 16 pieces Combine 1 cup of self-raising flour, 1 tablespoon cocoa and 1/4 cup caster sugar with 80 g of melted butter. Press into a greased lined 20cm square cake pan. Bake at 180C for 12-15min. Combine 2 x 400g cans of condensed milk,...

Caramel Marshmallow Slice

Caramel Marshmallow Slice Base: 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 3/4cup(65g) desiccated coconut 1/2cup(100g) firmly packed brown sugar 125g butter, melted 2tbls desiccated coconut, toasted, extra Grease a 20cmx30cm lamington pan, line base with baking paper extending the ends over the edge of the pan. Combine flour, coconut, sugar and...

Caramel Shortbread

Caramel Shortbread 8oz plain flour 2oz caster sugar 4oz soft butter Cream butter and sugar, add flour and mix. Press in to a greased baking tin and bake at 170F/340C for about 30 minutes, or until light brown. 1 small tin condensed milk 4oz soft brown sugar 4oz butter...

Caramel Shortbread

Caramel Shortbread 4oz Butter 4oz caster Sugar 5oz self raising flour Pinch of salt Topping: 4oz Butter 4oz caster sugar 1 dessert spoon golden syrup Small tin condensed milk Set oven to 350F or mark4. Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl, then mix in the flour...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Makes: 24 squares 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 125g butter, melted 395g can Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 Tbsp golden syrup 30g butter, extra 150g Dark Melts, melted Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 18xm x 28cm baking pan. Combine first 4...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice 3/4 – 1 packet Milk Arrowroot Biscuits (broken into rough pieces) 1 tin condensed milk 2 tbsp golden syrup 60g butter 200g dark chocolate, melted On low heat, combine the butter, golden syrup and condensed milk. Continue stirring until the mixture is golden, quite thick and coming...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup of coconut 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup of rolled oats 150g margarine 20g copha 400g sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons golden syrup 30g margarine Packet of chocolate melts * Mix flour, coconut, sugar, oats and margarine. * Line base of...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Base: 140g Plain Flour 55g castor sugar 85g butter Filling: 110g butter 110g brown sugar 2 Tbsp golden syrup 400ml tin Condensed Milk 1 tsp vanilla essence Topping: 140g cooking chocolate 1. Mix together castor sugar and flour for base. Melt butter and add to flour mixture....

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Mix together: 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup brown sugar 125 g melted butter spread onto foil lined baking tray at least 1″ deep. Bake at 180deg for 15 min. Filling: In saucepan 1/3 cup Golden syrup 125 g butter 2 X cans...

Caramel Walnut Slice

Caramel Walnut Slice 200g butter 225g sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 350g flour 1 tsp baking powder Cream butter and sugar together. Add vanilla. Fold in sifted flour and baking powder. Press into slice pan, keeping aside 2 tablespoons mixture. Topping: 100g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup 1 can condensed...

Choc-Caramel Brownies

Choc-Caramel Brownies 175g butter, chopped 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 2/3 cups plain flour 1 x 200g Jersey caramels, chopped vanilla ice-cream to serve extra cocoa powder for dusting chocolate curls and extra Jersey caramels to decorate Grease a...

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Chocolate Caramel Slice 1 1/2 cups of self-raising flour 1 tablespoon cocoa 1/3 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup desiccated coconut 185g butter, melted 200g milk chocolate, melted Caramel Filling: 1 cup caster sugar 125g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 1/3 cup liquid glucose 1/3 cup water 400g can condensed...

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Caramel Slice

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Caramel Slice Base: 200g plain sweet biscuits, crushed 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 160g unsalted butter, melted 250g (2 cups) roasted and chopped hazelnuts Filling: 2 x 400g cans condensed milk 4 tablespoons maple syrup 120g butter Topping: 300g dark chocolate melts 1/2 cup single cream...

Coconut and Caramel Slice

Coconut and Caramel Slice 85g softened butter 1/3 cup castor sugar 2 large eggs 2/3 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Caramel Layer: 365g softened unsalted butter 150g golden syrup 500g sweetened condensed milk Topping: 80g bittersweet chocolate unsalted butter Preheat oven to 160`C...

White Chocolate and Caramello Brownies

White Chocolate and Caramello Brownies 125g butter, chopped 1 x 180g block white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 1/4 cup plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten extra 1 x 180g block white eating chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/2 x 250g Caramello chocolate bar, chilled, coarsely chopped icing-sugar...

Caramel Nut Popcorn

Caramel Nut Popcorn 1/2 cup popping corn 5 tablespoons of oil. Cook popcorn following packet directions 2 Tbsp Honey 3/4 Cup sugar 125g butter 1/2 Cup peanuts Stir Honey, sugar and butter in a saucepan over low heat until sugar is dissolved then boil uncovered for 5 minutes. Remove...

Crispy Caramel Corn

Crispy Caramel Corn Yield: 13 cups 1 heaping tablespoon solid coconut oil or peanut oil 1 cup unpopped white popcorn 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups light brown sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter 1 cup light corn syrup 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Heat coconut oil in a large...

Apple Teacake

Apple Teacake 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup sugar 1 egg 125g butter, melted 2 green apples, cored & cut into large chunks (don’t peel) cinnamon, vanilla and/or nutmeg to taste 1. Preheat the oven to 190C. 2. Mix everything together. 3. Pour into a springform tin. 4. Bake...

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...

Chocolate and Cinnamon Flan

Chocolate and Cinnamon Flan Servings 4 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) water 500ml (2 cups) milk 100g dark cooking chocolate, coarsely chopped 6 eggs 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Strawberries, washed, hulled, quartered, to serve 1....

Kouign Amann

Kouign Amann 1 cup lukewarm water (about 40-50C) 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 – 2 1/4 cups of plain flour 3/4 teaspoons salt 125g ice-cold salted butter 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 Tablespoons salted butter melted, spike with a healthy pinch of fleur de sel (or any good...

Vietnamese Bun Bo

Vietnamese Bun Bo Serves 2 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tbsp finely chopped lemongrass 2 Tbsp kecap manis 2 Tbsp light olive oil 2 x 100g pieces of fillet steak 8 shiitake mushrooms a splash of Asian fish sauce 2 heaped tsp Asian sweet and sour sauce – didn’t...

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...

Macaron Cooking with Sares

Posted in Taste Forum – Bake Club 2011 – February Macarons All Photo’s and Instructions © by Sares Macaron Cooking with Sares Don’t worry – they aren’t as hard as you may think and everyone will think you’re a genius for making them! WARNING: If you don’t like following...

Banoffee Pies

Photo by Alecia Banoffee Pies Makes 8 250g pkt Arnott’s Granita biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted 380g can caramel Top ‘N’ Fill 2-3 bananas 300ml thickened cream, whipped Grated dark chocolate, to garnish Lightly grease eight 10cm loose-bottomed tart pans. Place the biscuits in a food processor and pulse...

Malteser Muffins

Malteser Muffins 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 cup crushed Maltesers, plus extra 12 to decorate 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter 1/4 cup milk Caramel Icing: 1 1/2...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 350g dark chocolate pieces 225g butter 600ml water 3 eggs 400g castor sugar 400g self raising flour # Grease and line a 23cm/9″ round cake tin. Preheat oven to 170C/325F. # In a saucepan over low heat, heat chocolate, butter and water. Stir frequently until melted...

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,...

Mars Bar Cheesecake

Mars Bar Cheesecake 250g plain chocolate biscuits 150g butter, melted, plus 20g butter extra 300ml thickened cream 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 50g milk chocolate, finely chopped 3 teaspoons gelatine 1/4 cup (60ml) boiling water 2 x 250g packets cream cheese (room temperature) 1/2 cup (120g) caster sugar 3 x...

Cook’s Encyclopedia – T

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z tabasco sauce: a thin spicy sauce made of vinegar, red peppers, and salt. This sauce is commonly used with Creole food, chilli con...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z paella: a Spanish rice dish originating in the town of Valencia. There are hundreds of recipes for paella, all claiming to be authentic....

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z oak leaf lettuce: also known as Feuille de Chene. Available in both red and green leaf. Green oak leaf lettuce, also known as...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z naan: leavened Indian bread; traditionally baked by pressing it onto the inside wall of a heated tandoor (brick oven). nachos topping sauce: consists...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z macadamias: native to Australia, rich and buttery nut; store in refrigerator because of high oil content. macaire: a potato pancake made with seasoned...

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z g: measurement unit – g (gram) = 1 kg (kilogram). gai larn: also known as kanah, gai lum, Chinese broccoli and Chinese kale....

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z cabernet vinegar: aged red wine vinegar made from the must of cabernet sauvignon grapes. cachous: small, round, cake-decorating sweets available in silver, gold...

Apple Pie Cheesecake

Apple Pie Cheesecake 250g plain sweet biscuits 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 125g unsalted butter, melted Caramel topping to decorate Apple Filling: 2 tsp gelatine 2 Tbsp water 375g cream cheese at room temp 1/2 cup caster sugar 300ml tub thickened cream 180g white chocolate melted and cooled 400g...

Honey Glazed Pork

Photo by Julie O’Malley Honey Glazed Pork Serves 2 2 pork fillets 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp tomato sauce Pinch salt 1 Tbsp soy sauce 2 1/2 Tbsp honey Combine all marinade ingredients in a container long enough for the fillets to lie straight. Add whole fillets (slice...

Beef and Guinness Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Beef and Guinness Pies Filling (makes approx 4 pies): 600g braising beef (e.g. chuck), cut into small cubes 4 Tbsp plain flour oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 5 cloves garlic, sliced finely 4 bay leaves 3 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 Tbsp...

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,...

Summer Fruits Brulee Tartlets

Photo by Julie O’Malley Summer Fruits Brulee Tartlets Serves 4 Pastry (this is enough for 8 tarts, so freeze half): 2 1/4 cups plain flour 1/4 cup ground almonds 1 Tbsp icing sugar 160g chilled butter, diced 1 egg yolk approx 3 Tbsp chilled water, could be a bit...

Banoffee Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Banoffee Pies Serves 6 1 x 250g pkt granita biscuits (Arnott’s brand) 125g butter, melted 2 bananas 1 x 300ml ctn double cream Caramel Filling: 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 70g (1/3 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 50g butter 1. Place the biscuits...

Mini Mars Bar Cheesecakes

Recipe & Photo by Jox Mini Mars Bar Cheesecakes This recipe is for 10 x 1/3 cup individual cheesecakes or double recipe to make an 8″ spring-form tin. 90g biscuit crumbs 50g butter – melted 2 1/2 tsp cocoa Caramel Sauce: 1 Tbsp brown sugar 20g extra butter 2...

White Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding

White Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 4-5 half a French stick, finely sliced 50g butter, at room temperature 100g white chocolate, chopped 4 egg yolks 50g caster sugar, plus 3 extra for caramelising 150ml double cream 300ml milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1. Spread the slices of the...

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...

Potato Dumpling Soup

Potato Dumpling Soup 1/4 cup butter, margarine, or olive oil 2 large onions 3 stalks of celery 3 cloves garlic 4 cup gluten-free chicken broth (available at most health food stores) 2 cup water 6 large potatoes, cut in 1/2 inch cubes 3 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp...