Apple crêpes

Makes 3 dozen INGREDIENTS 3 cups (390g) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt 3 eggs 2 1/4 cups milk 50g butter, melted apples, peeled, cored and sliced ( ½ apple per crêpe) sugar rum or brandy PREPARATION Place eggs, flour, baking powder, milk, salt and melted butter in a blender. Blend for some […]

Banana and chocolate pudding

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 3 cups sponge cake, sliced 1000 ml milk 3 eggs ¼ cup (50 g) sugar 50g butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 3 bananas, sliced PREPARATION Heat milk and pour over the sponge cake slices until they absorb it. In another bowl, beat the eggs slightly and add sugar, salt, butter (melted) and […]

Semolina pudding with raisins

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 150g semolina ½ cup (100g) sugar 100g ( ½ cup) raisins 1000 ml (4 cups) milk 2 egg whites 2 egg yolks 1 glass (small) rum finely grated lemon rind PREPARATION Heat milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil. At that moment, sprinkle the semolina into the milk, stirring continuously […]

Apple dumpling with wipping cream

Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 6 small apples For syrup 1 ¼ cups sugar 1 ¾ cups water ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons butter or margarine For the pastry 2 cups flour (240grams) 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup butter or margarine ½ cup milk (125cc.) PREPARATION Syrup. In a small […]

Basic batter to prepare wafers

INGREDIENTS 2 eggs 1 ½ cups (375ml) milk 100g butter, melted 2 cups (240g) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt PREPARATION Whisk eggs until fluffy. Stir in milk and butter. Sift flour, salt and baking powder and fold into egg mixture. Mix well with a wooden spoon to form a smooth batter. Use […]

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 […]

Chocolate icing with condensed milk

INGREDIENTS 1 can condensed milk 4 chocolate bars (portions), chopped PREPARATION Put the ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over moderate heat, stirring continuously until the chocolate dissolves in the condensed milk and the mixture begins to thicken. Remove from the heat and spread over cakes, cookies, eclairs.


They can be stored in plastic boxes in the freezer. Delicious and popular, they are best enjoyed at tea time. Makes: 18 INGREDIENTS 3 eggs 1 cup (200g) sugar 50g butter 1teaspoon vanilla essence 4 cups (480g) flour 4 teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt 3/4 cup (180ml) milk oil for cooking PREPARATION Place eggs […]

Turkish Delight

These Turkish sweets are called Rahat Lokoum , which literally means “throat’s ease” in its home country. They were originally known in English as Lumps of Delight. They changed their name around 1877. INGREDIENTS 285ml water 30g gelatine 455g sugar ¼ teaspoon citric acid 1 tablespoon rosewater A few drops of pink food colouring 30g […]

Chocolate cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 egg yolks 2 tablespoons sugar 100g dark chocolate, chopped 1tablespoon cocoa powder 1teaspoon instant coffee powder 1 tablespoon (7g) plain powdered gelatine 1 cup (250ml) milk 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 1 teaspoon vanilla essence glacé cherries to decorate PREPARATION Dissolve chocolate in hot milk inside a saucepan. Beat egg yolks […]