Lovers Shortbread

Lovers Shortbread

This has got to be the simplest shortbread recipe I have ever had the pleasure of making. It takes all of 10 minutes to prepare and another 30 minutes until you can eat your heart out, they taste fantastic and freeze extremely well, what more could you ask for?  I am...
Basic Vanilla Biscuits

Basic Vanilla Biscuits

Fresh biscuits are such great things to have around the house and this basic biscuit recipe is the perfect recipe to get you going. The bottom of the recipe gives you a few ideas of how to make different flavours and style biscuits from the same recipe. They are so...
Cornflake cookies

Cornflake cookies

Whenever I have been away for a while I like to replenish the cookie jars and these cornflake cookies are really great. They are great to have around when you are on the run, to grab a few on your way out the door when you have missed breakfast. They last at least a...
Almond biscotti snaps

Almond biscotti snaps

This was really great.. a simple and easy to make almond bread, that when cut very thin and placed in a moderate oven make the most amazing crispy little almond slices a bit like thin almond biscotti. Imagine melba toast that tastes of almonds. It is meant to be a...
Cheese biscuits

Cheese biscuits

These Cheese biscuits are wonderfully crumchy and quite unlike anything you will expect. They use cornflakes which give them something uniquely South African and are well worth making. They lasted less than a day and are very morish. What you need 125g butter 3/4 cup...
Pecan cookies

Pecan cookies

These are really easy to make pecan cookies that will be devoured in no time flat. They are crisp with a toasted pecan on top and covered with a dusting of icing sugar which makes them completely irresistible. Make more than one batch of these pecan cookies and store...
Coconut ice slice

Coconut ice slice

The holidays always remind me of the times spent on the Natal North coast and the local shop that always had coconut ice and peach sherbet in these huge glass jars. Here is a really fancy version of coconut ice layered into these delicious slices and toped with icing....
Date balls

Date balls

Date balls recipes have pretty much stayed the same for years. They are great to have around the house for healthier little snacks, taste great and are as simple as pie to make. With Christmas coming up make sure you have a large jar of date balls for people to snack...
Hertzoggies

Hertzoggies

Hertzog cookies are just the best little tarts, everyone loves them. They are an apricot version of lemon meringue pie with a hint of coconut. these days you can buy frozen pastry which makes them so easy to make, you can have a dozen hertzoggies straight from the...