Great recipes!

Vanilla cheesecake

Serves 16 INGREDIENTS 450g plain cream cheese 1 cup (200g) sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 eggs 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla essence ½ teaspoon salt 3 cups (750ml) cream, double PREPARATION Beat cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer. Fold in cornstarch, slightly beaten eggs, lemon juice, vanilla essence, salt and cream. […]

Egg-free chocolate cream

Serves:4 INGREDIENTS 1 cup (250ml) cold milk 1 cup (250ml) hot milk 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons bitter cocoa powder 1/2 cup (100g) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Mix cornstarch and sugar inside a saucepan. Add cold milk, stirring continuously. Dissolve cocoa powder in hot milk and stir it into the mixture. Cook over […]

Lemon liqueur (Limoncello)

INGREDIENTS 3 cups (750ml) 95º alcohol Rind of 3 big ripe lemons 3 cups (750ml) water 3 ½ cups (700g) sugar PREPARATION Place alcohol and lemon rind in a big glass jar. Close and let stand for 10 days to macerate. Syrup Place water and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over a medium heat until […]

Brownies option 1

Makes 3 dozen INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 2 cups (400 g) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 200g butter 1 cup (130 g) cocoa powder 1 cup (120 g) flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 11/2 cups (150 g) walnuts, chopped PREPARATION Place eggs in a mixing bowl and beat until fluffy. Gradually add sugar and vanilla essence, […]

Banana cake

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 100g butter, at room temperature 1 ¼ cups (250g) sugar 3 eggs vanilla essence to taste 1 cup bananas, puréed 2 cups (250g) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder pinch of bicarbonate of soda pinch of salt 1/4 cup (60ml) milk PREPARATION Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add slightly beaten eggs and […]