Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Salted Caramel Cupcakes Prep: 30mins. Bake: 20mins. Serves: 12 Ingredients: For the Cupcake: 50g cocoa powder 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 tsp. vanilla extract 175g plain flour ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. bicarbonate of soda 225g caster sugar 175g unsalted butter, softened 175ml milk 1 cup of Salted Caramel Sauce* Sea salt flakes…

Cookies & Cream Cupcakes

Cookies & Cream Cupcakes Prep: 20mins. Bake: 30min. Makes: 12 – 16 cupcakes Ingredients: For the Cupcake Batter: 215g all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 135g granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 190ml of milk 60ml vegetable oil 60gms butter 1 tbsp. yogurt (can substitute with sour cream) 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 large egg…

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Prep: 5mins. Mix: 6-8min. Yield: Enough to frost 12 – 16 cupcakes Ingredients: 250gms. softened unsalted butter (room temperature) 500gms. icing sugar mixture (sifted) 1 tbsp. milk (room temperature) 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Method: Use a stand mixer or hand mixer to soften butter in a large bowl and mix for 5…

Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce Prep: 5mins. Heat: 7mins. Yield: 1cup Ingredients: 200gm good quality dark chocolate 25gms butter 25gms brown sugar 125ml cream Method: Add 1” of water to a medium saucepan or pot and bring to a very gentle simmer. Place a heat-safe bowl on top of the pot so that the bottom of the bowl…

Devil’s Food Cake

Prep: 20mins. Bake: 45min. Serves: 8 – 10 Ingredients: For the Cake Batter: 2-1/4 cups of All Purpose Flour 3/4 cups of Cocoa Powder 1 tsp. of Salt 1 tsp. of Baking Powder 2 tsp. of Baking Soda 2 cups of Granulated Sugar 1 cup of water 1 cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room…

Pineapple Cream Cake (No Bake!)

Pineapple Cream Cake (No Bake!) Prep: 20mins. Refrigerate: 3hrs. Serves: 6 -8 Ingredients: For the base: 100g of digestive biscuits or graham crackers 100g chocolate Oreo cookies* (8 cookies) 100g of Butter For the filling: 400g Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk 1/2 Cup of Lemon Juice (125ml) 400g Can of Crushed Pineapple 300ml of Whipping…

Cranberry Banana Chocolate Cupcakes

Cranberry Banana Chocolate Cupcakes Prep: 10mins. Bake: 25mins. Makes: 12 Ingredients: For the cupcake: 200 grams granulated white sugar 130 grams all-purpose flour 1/3 cup (35 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder ¾ tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt 1 large egg ½ cup mashed ripe bananas (about 1 medium sized banana) ½…

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Prep: 15mins. Cook: 30mins. Serves: 4 Ingredients: For the sauce: 1 Onion finely chopped 1 tbsp. celery 2 tbsp. garlic 2 tbsp. parsley 2 tbsp. chives 1 ½ cup Arborio rice 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. butter 4 cups vegetable stock* 1 ½ cup chopped mushrooms Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan…

Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki

Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Prep: 15mins. Cook: 20mins. Serves: 4 – 6 Ingredients: For the sauce: ¼ cup soy sauce ¼ cup water 6 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons pineapple juice, reserved from fresh, or use 2 tablespoons more honey 1½ tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger or ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon…

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp Prep: 15mins. Bake: 45mins. Serves: 6 – 8 Ingredients: For the topping: 1 cup of Flour ¾ cup of Oats ½ cup of Unsalted Butter very cold and cut into small dices ½ tsp Baking Powder 1/3 cup of Brown Sugar 1 tsp of Cinnamon ¼ tsp of Salt For the filling: 3kg…

Vanilla Pound Cake

Vanilla Pound Cake Prep: 15mins. Bake: 60mins. Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients: 200gms unsalted butter, room temperature 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 4 large eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Butter and flour a 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch loaf pan; set aside. Using an…

Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread Prep: 10mins. Bake: 60mins. Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients: 2 cups All Purpose Flour 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar 1 Stick of Unsalted Butter at room temperature 4 Ripe Bananas, lightly mashed 1/4 cup of Milk 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt 2 Eggs 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract…