Baking Recipes

A collection of puddings, desserts and sweet baked goods!
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1hr · 1 serving

Beetroot makes this cake incredibly moist and best of all, it's gluten-free! Chocolatey indulgence without the guilt.

GLUTEN-FREE CHOCOLATE AND BEETROOT CAKE: 
 • 200 g butter
 • 200 g 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces
 • 4 eggs
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • 180 g castor sugar
 • 150 g almond flour (or ground almonds)
 • 220 g beetroot, cooked and puréed
 • cocoa powder for dusting
 • mascarpone cheese for serving
1hr 15min · 12 servings

These brownies are made with black beans and almond flour, so are much healthier than regular brownies and just as tasty.

BLACK BEAN CHOCOLATE & WALNUT BROWNIES
 • ¾ C (190 ml) black beans, soaked overnight
 • ¼ C (60 ml) sunflower oil
 • 3 eggs
 • ½ C (125 ml) almond flour
 • ½ C (125 ml) cocoa powder
 • ¾ C (190 ml) castor sugar
 • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) baking powder
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • 100 g dark chocolate
 • 80 g walnuts, roughly chopped
 • fresh raspberries, to serve
25min · 36 servings

Everybody loves peanut butter, cookies too!

For the Peanut Butter Cookies:
 • 2 cups (500 ml) smooth peanut butter
 • 240 g sugar
 • 2 eggs
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) bicarbonate of soda
 • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) salt

Gluten-free

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40min · 12 servings

Who says LCHF followers can’t enjoy a guilt-free doughnut treat every now and then? It’s really hard to believe that there’s no flour in these doughnuts – they are extremely tasty!

Batter
 • ¼ C (60 ml / 22 g) ground almonds
 • ½ C (125 ml / 40 g) coconut flour
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
 • seeds from 1 vanilla pod
 • ¼ C (60 ml / 45 g) xylitol granules
 • ¼ C (60 ml / 60 g) butter, melted
 • ½ C (125 ml) coconut milk
 • 4 large free-range eggs
 • coconut oil, for frying

Coconut Dust
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) desiccated coconut
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml / 11 g) xylitol granules
1hr · 24 servings

A LCHF flourless cake perfect for a teatime treat, very easy to make and an absolute pleasure to eat.

Ingredients:
 • 1 C (250 ml) cream
 • ¼ C (60 ml) xylitol granules
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) honey
 • 80 g dark chocolate, finely chopped
 • 1 (roughly 230 g) avocado
 • ¾ C (200 g) plain cream cheese, at room temperature
 • 5 large eggs
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) coconut flour
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) cocoa powder
 • ½ C (125 ml / 80 g) blueberries + extra to garnish
 • 1⁄3 C (80 ml) desiccated coconut
 • mint, to garnish
A fantastic, bite-sized LCHF/banting treat that is so delish! #bakingtrends #cakepops

Low-carb, Banting & Keto

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The finest traditional flavours of Italy and South Africa meeting in a modern dessert that is both decadent and refreshing.
Eclairs just got a whole lot more delicious with the addition of a Tant' Sannie se Melktert liqueur custard filling with Chantilly cream.
30min · 12 servings

Classic Madeleines got a fabulous teatime makeover with ClemenGold® flavour and hazelnuts.

Madeleines
 • 80 g cake flour
 • 2 ½ Tbsp (32,5 ml) cocoa powder
 • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) baking powder
 • 2 large eggs
 • 100 g castor sugar
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
 • 90 g butter, melted
 • zest of 1 ClemenGold®
 • a madeleine baking tray
 • non-stick spray

Toppings
 • 100 g 70% dark chocolate, melted
 • ½ C (125 ml) hazelnuts, crushed
 • zest of 1 ClemenGold®

Sweet Pastries

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This milk tart recipe is foolproof and will be the one you come back to make again and again.
2hr · 8 servings

You’ll never look at bread and butter pudding the same after you’ve tried this recipe!

Bread and Butter Pudding
 • 15 g butter, for greasing
 • 6 croissants, sliced
 • 100 g butter
 • 100 g pecan nuts
 • 1 ½ C (375 ml) milk
 • 1 C (250 ml) cream
 • 50 g white chocolate, cut into small pieces
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • 50 g castor sugar
 • 4 large eggs
 • ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) nutmeg
 • ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) cinnamon

Marshmallow Sauce
 • 1 large egg
 • 85 g castor sugar
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) water
 • pinch cream of tartar
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) liquid glucose
55min · 8 servings

A delightful decadent treat that we just love any time of year! Sweet dates, balanced by rich coffee notes and topped with a deliciously sticky toffee sauce.

Dates
 • 200 ml strong coffee
 • 200 g dates, pitted and chopped
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) bicarbonate of soda

Wet Ingredients
 • 100 g treacle sugar
 • 100 g Spreado Butter Spread
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) golden syrup
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
 • 2 large eggs

Dry Ingredients
 • 150 g flour
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) ground ginger
 • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt

Toffee Sauce 
 • 100 g Spreado Butter Spread
 • 80 g treacle sugar
 • ¼ C (60 ml) golden syrup
 • 200 ml fresh cream, room temperature
 • a big pinch of sea salt to taste

To Serve
 • vanilla ice cream
 • 50 g pecan nuts, toasted and chopped (optional)

Oven Baked Desserts

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Whether you’re a purist and like ‘em straight-up chocolaty and fudgy or prefer them with walnuts, swirled with peanut butter, infused with orange zest or a hint of Peppermint Crisp, these brownie recipes will satisfy the chocoholic in you!
Fudgy St. Paddy’s Day brownies with a hint of mint, a dash of Guinness, and a sprinkling of crushed Peppermint Crisp.
25min · 15 servings

These swirl brownies are the perfect choc-nutty treat; the gooey centre is the sweet spot!

Brownies
 • 200 g butter
 • 150 g NoMU decadent hot chocolate (real chocolate bits)
 • 250 g castor sugar
 • 4 eggs
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) NoMU vanilla extract
 • 100 g NoMU dark cocoa powder
 • 60 g flour

Peanut Butter Swirl
 • ½ C (125 ml) crunchy peanut butter
 • 50 g butter, melted
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) icing sugar, sifted

Brownies and Blondies

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1hr · 10 servings

These simple, easy to make cronuts are delicious as a dessert or as a sweet snack with coffee.

Ingredients 
 • 1 x 500 g roll puff pastry
 • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) melted butter

Custard filling
 • 1 C (250 ml) milk
 • ¼ C (60 ml) cream
 • Zest of 1 orange
 • 2 egg yolks
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) sugar
 • ¼ C (35 g) cornflour
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) Grand Marnier or orange liqueur (optional)

Lemon Glaze
 • ¼ cup (35 g) icing sugar, sifted
 • Squeeze of lemon juice

To assemble
 • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
 • Sugar for dusting
50min · 10 servings

Deliciously fluffy doughnuts filled with an ultra light cream and curd filling - heaven! 🍋

Doughnut Dough
 • 500 g bread flour
 • 50 g castor sugar
 • 12 g salt
 • 10 g instant yeast
 • 3 large eggs
 • 175 ml water
 • zest of 1 LemonGold®
 • 150 g butter, cut into small cubes
 • 2 L canola oil, for frying
 • 250 g castor sugar, for dusting

LemonGold Curd Crème
 • 4 large eggs
 • 2 egg yolks
 • 200 g castor sugar
 • zest of 2 LemonGold®
 • ½ C (125 ml) freshly squeezed LemonGold® juice
 • 100 g butter, cubed
 • 1 C (250 ml) whipping cream
 • a disposable piping bag with a piping nib
50min · 12 servings

Amagwinya (aka Vetkoek) filled with decadent flavours of chocolate crème pât and chopped cherries, perfectly paired with the Black Forest flavours of this Bordeaux-style blend.

Chocolate Crème Pât
 • 30 g castor sugar
 • 30 g corn flour
 • 4 egg yolks
 • 2 C (500 ml) full cream milk
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • ½ tsp (2,5 ml)  salt
 • 100 g 70% Lindt Dark Chocolate, very finely chopped

Amagwinya 
 • 500 g cake flour
 • 10 g instant yeast
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) salt
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) sugar
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil
 • 325 g warm water
 • enough oil for deep frying
 • a digital thermometer

Cherry Sauce
 • 1 tin of black cherries, drained but reserve the juice

To Serve
 • icing sugar for dusting

Doughnuts, Cronuts and More!

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A chocolate cylinder, with a delicate mousse, poached pear, chocolate crumble and a vanilla and salted caramel sauce.
This Millionaire gingerbread has the perfect balance of spicy ginger flavour, sweet caramel and bitter chocolate.
Make these sweet potato scones and you will find it hard to go back to regular ones. The sweet potato makes them deliciously moist.

High Tea Treats

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Cookie lovers unite! Indulge in these chocolaty and chonky speckled egg cookies, inspired by the iconic NY Levain Bakery. A decadent and delish Easter treat.
An utterly decadent triple chocolate and nut cookie base, filled with a light and airy mousse flavoured with Tant’ Sannie se Melktert liqueur. It’s a few of your favourite treats all melded together to make one seriously tasty dessert.
55min · 8 servings

Smo’res – the all-American BBQ dessert! We give this classic a makeover by infusing it with zesty ClemenGold® flavour.

ClemenGold® Marshmallows
 • 20 g powdered gelatine
 • ¼ C (60 ml) cold water
 • 100 ml boiling water
 • 80 ml ClemenGold® juice
 • 2 C (500 ml) white sugar
 • 1 egg white
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
 • ¼ tsp (1,75 ml) salt
 • zest of 1 ClemenGold®
 • non-stick spray
 • ¼ C (60 ml) icing sugar & ¼ C (60 ml) cornflour mixed together

Wholewheat Cookies
 • 230 g butter, cubed
 • ¾ C (180 ml) caramel sugar
 • ¼ C (60 ml) golden syrup
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon
 • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
 • 1 ½ C (375 ml) cake flour
 • 1 ½ C (375 ml) unsifted whole wheat flour (we used Gideon Milling)
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
 • zest of 1 ClemenGold®

To Serve
 • 200 g 7

Cookies and Biscuits

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1hr · 12 servings

Perfect for afternoon tea 🫖

Streusel Topping
 • 20 g butter
 • 50 g flour
 • 25 g brown treacle sugar
 • pinch of salt
 • ¼ tsp (2.5 ml) ground cinnamon
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) oats
 • 20 g macadamia nuts

Apple Muffins
 • 250 g flour
 • 1½ tsp (7.5 ml) baking powder
 • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) salt
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) cinnamon (plus 1 tsp (5ml) for coating apples)
 • 2 C peeled and diced apples
 • 50 g macadamia nuts, roasted
 • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) flour
 • 120 g butter, room temperature
 • 200 g castor sugar
 • 2 large eggs
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • ½ C (125 ml) milk
35min · 6 servings

Try these delicious carrot cake muffins topped with a smooth cream cheese icing and toasted pecan nuts. A quick and easy treat to prepare for teatime.

Dry Ingredients
 • 2 C (500 ml) cake flour
 • ½ C (125 ml) brown sugar
 • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
 • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) cinnamon

Wet Ingredients
 • 1 C (250 ml) milk
 • 1 large egg
 • ½ C (125 ml) delicate style extra virgin olive oil
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
 • ¾ C (180 ml) grated carrots
 • ¾ C (180 ml) tinned pineapple, drained chopped (or use crushed tinned pineapple, drained)

Cream Cheese Icing
 • 50 g butter
 • 300 g icing sugar, sifted
 • 150 g full-fat cream cheese
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
 • a squeeze of lemon juice (adjust to taste)

Garnish
 • 100 g pecan nuts, crushed and

Cupcakes and Muffins

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Jingles are jingling, baubles are glittering, and treats are baking! ✨ Spread the Christmas cheer and treat your loved ones to this delectable Cranberry Loaf made with Nulaid Free Range Eggs.
1hr 30min · 8 servings

This is every mousse lovers dream cake, three layers of light, fluffy decadence!

Dark Chocolate Mousse
 • 1 kg dark chocolate
 • 4 C (1 litre) fresh cream

Milk Chocolate Mousse
 • 600 g milk chocolate
 • 4 ½ C (1.125 litres) fresh cream

White Chocolate Mousse
 • 500 g white chocolate
 • 5 C (1.250 litres) fresh cream

Chocolate Butter Icing
 �• 110 g butter
 • 200 g icing sugar
 • 40 g cocoa powder
 • 3 eggs

White Chocolate Ganache
 • 225 g white chocolate
 • 1/3 C (80 ml) fresh cream

To Decorate
 • White and Milk Chocolate Truffles (shop bought)
 • Chocolate Coated Hazelnuts
 • Chocolate Wafer Sticks
 • icing sugar, for dusting
1hr 30min · 8 servings

This cake is rich, dark and decadent. The addition of a zingy raspberry coulis and Chantilly cream add to its overall appeal. Perfect for dessert or teatime.

Chocolate Sponge Cake
 • 245 g cake flour
 • 400 g sugar
 • 90 g cocoa powder
 • 8 g baking powder
 • 8 g bicarb
 • 5 g salt
 • 1 C (250 ml) milk
 • ½ C (125 ml) oil
 • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence
 • 1 C (250 ml) boiling water
 • 2 eggs

Raspberry Coulis
 • 10 g star anise
 • 10 g ground cinnamon
 • 10 g whole All Spice
 • 500 g fresh or frozen raspberries
 • 180 g sugar

Chantilly Cream
 • 1 C (250 m) cream
 • 1 vanilla pod
 • 1 small punnet fresh raspberries

Chocolate Icing
 • 250 g butter, softened (not melted)
 • 500 g icing sugar
 • ¾ C (180 ml) cocoa powder
 • 2 tsp (10 ml) vanilla essence
 • 2 Tbsp (3

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Classic Milk Tart Recipe
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