Christmas Stollen

Items Required 500g AP flour 2tsp baking powder 1tsp baking soda 200g Sugar 1 sachet vanilla sugar 4 drops sweet almond extract 1 tbsp Rum 1/2 tsp ground cardamom 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 2 eggs 175g butter 250g “Quark” (I make my own. Link here) 100g dried currants 100g raisins 100g dried craisins 50gm candied [...]

Vanilla Crepes

Vanilla Crepes

Items Required 1 1/2 cups milk 3 egg yolks 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons melted butter Preparation Method 1. In a large bowl, mix together the milk, egg yolks and vanilla. Stir in the flour, sugar, salt and melted butter until well blended. [...]


Rum Balls

Items Required 2-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 75 wafers) 1 cup ground pecans 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons HERSHEY®’S Cocoa 1/4 cup rum 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons water Additional confectioners’ sugar and/or crushed vanilla wafers Preparation Method 1. In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, pecans, confectioners’ sugar [...]

Microwave Fruit Pudding

Microwave Fruit Pudding

Items Required 2 3/4 cups (500gm) of mixed dried fruit 1/3 cup (80ml) Brandy 3/4 ounces (125gm) butter 3/4 cup (150gm) firmly packed brown sugar 2 Tbsp golden syrup 2 eggs 1 large apple, peeled, cored and coarsely grated 3/4 cup (110gm) flour 2 heaping tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp baking soda Preparation Method Combine [...]

cinnamon roll cookies

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Items Required For Cookie Dough 1 + 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2/3 cup butter, margarine or shortening 1/2 cup white granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts (you can grind the walnuts as they are used for [...]

Chocolate Dream Brownies

Chocolate Dream Brownies

Items Required 1/4 cup Butter 1 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Broken Walnuts l cup Flour 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Vanilla 2 Squares Melted Chocolate 1/8 teaspoon Salt Preparation Method 1. Cream butter and sugar for 2 min. 2. Add rest of ingredients, beat hard 2 min. 3. Bake 25 min. at 350 [...]


Brownie Pudding

Items Required 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon shortening, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup boiling water Preparation Method 1. Preheat oven [...]