dried fruit

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Mixed Fruit Pound Cake

    I had a lot of Mixed Dried Fruit in my pantry. I decided to make a Fruit Cake and looked for recipes. I found many recipes on the internet, but most recipes are for a very large cake. I decided to use my Basic Pound Cake recipe, replaced Caster Sugar with Brown Sugar, and added …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Bread Dough

    Easter ‘Pampushky’

    ‘Pampushky’ are Ukrainian Bread Rolls. They can be savoury OR sweet, and baked OR deep-fried. As the ‘Jam Filled ‘Pampushky’ that I made the other day were so good, today I used the same dough to make these Easter ‘Pampushky’. They are almost same as Hot Cross Buns, but the texture is similar to Doughnuts. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Dried Mixed Fruit Biscotti

    Christmas has passed and now I have some leftover Dried Mixed Fruit. What would you make with it? Cake, Cookies, OR add it to your Granola? Today I baked Biscotti for the first time in a long time to use up the leftover Dried Fruit. Makes 24 to 28 Biscuits Ingredients 1/2 to 1 cup …

  • Cold Sweets

    Frozen Yoghurt Bites

    This is literally frozen Yoghurt. How simple is that! I assume you have an ice tray. Place some Nuts and Dried Fruit in the tray, fill up with Yoghurt and freeze. Make them into a mouthful size. This can be a great snack. Makes 14 Pieces Ingredients 1/2 cup Greek Yoghurt1/2 to 1 tablespoons Caster …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies

    These Italian ‘Zaletti’ inspired cookies are ‘love them or hate them’ cookies. As the main ingredient is Polenta (Cornmeal), the cookie’s texture is grainy. If you don’t enjoy the texture of cornbread, you might not enjoy them. But I love them!!! Makes 24 cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar1 Egg1 cup Polenta (Cornmeal)3/4 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Soft Raisin Cookies

    One of my children’s favourite childhood snacks is ‘Soft Raisin Cookies’. When we were living in Japan, a CO-OP store near our house was selling them and my children loved the cookies so much. After we returned to Australia, I started recreating those raisin cookies. There was no recipe available, I just tried again and …

  • Healthy

    No Sugar Muesli Bars

    My daughter is interested in healthy eating. I have learned a lot of healthy recipes from her. This is one of them. I found it not sweet enough at first, but now I think this is just right. No sugar, no butter, full of amazing nutrients! Makes 20 bars or more*I use 25 x 38cm …