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Orange and honey sponge balls

Makes 2 dozen INGREDIENTS 2 egg yolks 2 egg whites 125g butter 1/2 cup (100 g) sugar finely grated rind of one orange 1/2 cup (125 ml) orange juice 1/2 cup (125 ml) honey 2 cups (240 g) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder PREPARATION Whip butter with sugar until creamy. Add the egg yolks one […]

Zabaglione sauce

INGREDIENTS 6 egg yolks (at room temperature) 6tablespoons of sugar 6tablespoons of Marsala wine (90ml) PREPARATION To make the zabaglione sauce, put the egg yolks and the sugar into a bowl or in the top of a double boiler. Beat well with a egg beater till combine. Add the Marsala wine and place the bolw […]

Apple pasties

Makes: 2 1/2 dozen INGREDIENTS For the pastry 1 ½ cups (180g) flour 2 cups (220g) cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 150g butter, at room temperature 1 cup (130g) caster sugar 2 egg yolks 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence For the filling 3 medium sized apples 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon […]

Pineapple cool pots

Serves – 10 INGREDIENTS 1 (approx.1kg) fresh pineapple ¼ cup (50g) sugar 7 tablespoons kirsch 1 cup (250ml) cream, double vanilla essence, to taste 2 tablespoons caster sugar 50g shredded coconut PREPARATION Peel the pineapple with a sharp knife and cut the flesh into slices, discarding the central core. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle 5 […]

Chocolate chip butter cake

Serves15 INGREDIENTS 120g butter 1 cup (200 g) sugar 3 eggs 21/2 cups (300 g ) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt 3/4 cup (170 ml) milk 1teaspoon vanilla essence 150g dark chocolate, chopped PREPARATION Whip butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Add the eggs one at a time, whipping […]