Category: Alecia

Antipasto Pull-Aparts

Photo by Alecia Antipasto Pull-Aparts 1 pack Lauckes crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 2 tablespoons sliced olives 50g feta, crumbled 3 tablespoons semi-dried tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon store-bought garlic butter (or homemade) 1. Make the bread...

Bailey’s Cheesecake

Photo by Alecia Bailey’s Cheesecake 100g butter 250g digestive biscuits, crushed 600g Philadelphia cream cheese 1 mini shot of Bailey’s (15ml) 100g icing sugar 300ml double cream, whipped 100g grated chocolate Garnish: 200ml double cream, whipped cocoa powder, to dust 1. Melt the butter in a pan and add...

Banana Fritters

Photo by Alecia Banana Fritters 2 cups SR flour 1/2 teaspoons bi-carb soda 1 1/2 cups water 4 bananas flour oil for deep frying # Sift flour and bi-carb soda into bowl; add water and mix to a smooth batter. # Peel bananas, cut into three. Roll lightly in...

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...

Black Forest Cheesecake

Photo by Alecia Black Forest Cheesecake Crumb Crust: 125g butter melted 250g plain chocolate biscuits (crushed) Mix and put into pie dish. Refrigerate. Filling: 1/2 cup boiling water with 1 Tablespoon gelatine dissolved, cooled 250g cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 300 ml thickened cream (whipped) 1 Tablespoon lemon juice...

Herb and Garlic Pull-Apart

Photo by Alecia Herb and Garlic Pull-Aparts 1 pack Laucke’s crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 1/4 cup store-bought garlic butter (or homemade) 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1. Make the bread as per the packets instructions. After you have knocked it down...

Mud Cake

Photo by Alecia Mud Cake 500g dark chocolate 125g butter 6 eggs 1/4 cup plain flour 1. Pre-heat oven to 200c. Line a 22cm springform tin with baking paper or foil. 2. Melt chocolate and butter together in a saucepan over a gentle heat, or microwave on medium power,...

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

Photo by Alecia Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins Makes: 12 muffins 2 1/2 cups (310g) self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup ( 220g) castor sugar 1/2 cup (130ml) milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 large egg 1/2 cup (130ml) vegetable oil 150g fresh raspberries 150g white chocolate...

Spinach and Feta Pull-Aparts

  Photo by Alecia Spinach and Feta Pull-Aparts 1 pack Laucke’s crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 50g frozen spinach leaves (defrosted, very well drained) 50g feta, crumbled 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon store-bought garlic butter (or homemade) 1....

Sweet Chilli Pull-Apart

  Photo by Alecia Sweet Chilli Pull-Aparts 1 pack Lauckes crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 1. Make the bread as per the packets instructions. After you have knocked it down and gently kneaded it the...

YoYo’s

Photo by Alecia YoYo’s 175g Butter, softened 1/4 cup icing sugar few drops vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup custard powder Butter Filling: 50g Butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons custard powder 1. Cream the butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy, add vanilla....