cherry

  • Fruit Sweets

    Cherry Varenyky

    According to the ‘Cherry Varenyky’ recipes I found, I should use fresh Cherries. Cherry season in Melbourne is December. It’s March now. I couldn’t wait that long and I decided to use Frozen Cherries. It’s challenging to make ‘Cherry Varenyky’ using Frozen Cherries OR Canned Cherries, but it can be done. The juice that comes …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Cherry Cobbler

    My ‘Super Easy Peach Cobbler’ can be made with a variety of Fruit. Today I used Fresh Cherries (Dark Coloured Cherries) that are in season. When Fresh Cherries are not available, You can use Frozen Cherries OR Canned Cherries, but you need to alter the amount of Sugar accordingly. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Fresh …

  • Cold Sweets

    Dark Cherry Granita

    The other day I made ‘Black Forest Cake’ for my son’s birthday. Every time I use Canned Dark Cherries, I feel guilty about letting the unused purple syrup go into the drain. I wondered if I could make something with it? Then I made it into Granita. How simple is that? It was actually a …

  • Fruit

    Cherry Jam

    My daughter went Cherry Picking with her friend, and came home with 5kg Cherries. What should we do with 5kg Cherries? We love Cherries, but we can’t eat them all while they are fresh. The weather is too hot to bake anything at the moment, so she decided to freeze them after pitted. It’s a …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Cherry Clafoutis

    This is a humble fruit tart with no crust. You can make with any fruit in season. This time I used Cherries but Peaches, Nectarines and Ripe Pears are also very good. Alter the amount of Sugar depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients Cherries *enough to cover the …

  • Cold Sweets

    Black Forest Trifle Dessert

    Many months ago, I decided that I would make ‘Black Forest Trifle’ next time I have some leftover chocolate cake. However, no such ‘next time’ ever occurred. But I didn’t want to bake chocolate cake just to make this dessert. ‘Isn’t there any easy way?’ I wondered.I was looking for ready-made chocolate sponge or a …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Black Forest Cake

    This ‘Black Forest Cake’ has been one of my family’s TOP 3 desserts for special occasions. My husband and children all love this cake. ‘Black Forest Cake’ is such a popular cake and you can find so many different recipes on the internet and cooking books, but my recipe is fairly easy and fuss-free. Cake …