Indulge your sweet tooth with our scrumptious collection of dessert recipes. Whether you’re craving a luscious, velvety cheesecake or a warm, gooey brownie, we’ve got something to satisfy every dessert lover.

Our delectable assortment ranges from classic favorites to innovative creations, promising to add a sweet finishing touch to any meal. Explore and enjoy the sugary delights that await you in our dessert wonderland! With our extensive collection, you’ll find inspiration for every occasion, be it a special celebration, a family gathering, or simply treating yourself after a long day.

Dive into our delightful dessert recipes and watch your kitchen transform into a sweet oasis of heavenly aromas and flavors.

Pineapple christmas cake

Pineapple Christmas Cake

This Pineapple Christmas cake recipe is well known to New Zealanders, and has been ever since our pre-eminent chef Alison Holst first made it on ... Read more
Raspberry lamingtons

Raspberry Lamingtons

For the May challenge Marcellina from Marcellina in Cucina dared us to make Lamingtons. An Australian delicacy that is as tasty as it is elegant. Question: Is there anything ... Read more
Appelflappen (Dutch Apple Fritters)

Appelflappen (Dutch Apple Fritters)

I have such fond memories of New Year’s Eve parties when I was a kid growing up in the 60’s and 70’s. Crowded rooms filled with ... Read more
Louise cage recipe

Louise Cake Slice

Louise Cake, with its shortcake crust slathered with raspberry jam and crowned with a delicately crisp coconut meringue, has been part of the New Zealand landscape ... Read more
Flummery jelly whip

Flummery (Jelly Whip)

If you grew up in Australia or New Zealand post-World War II, you’ll likely be very familiar with the frothy mousse-like confection called Flummery. It ... Read more
Olienbollen deep fried dough balls

Oliebollen (Deep-fried dough balls)

New Years Eve just wouldn’t be the same without Dutch oliebollen. These deep-fried dough balls studded with rum soaked raisins and doused in icing sugar is the way ... Read more
Baumkuchen tree cake

Baumkuchen (Tree Cake)

The January 2014 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Francijn of “Koken in de Brouwerij”. She challenged us all to bake layered cakes in the ... Read more

Festive Pavlova Wreath

Take a peek at any Kiwi dinner table on Christmas Day and you’ll almost always find that iconic, and most Kiwi of desserts – Pavlova. ... Read more
Upside Down Peach & Passionfruit Cake

Upside Down Peach & Passionfruit Cake

Time to celebrate a wee milestone (insert crowd cheering). This is my 300th recipe posted on this blog!! Yep, that’s 300 cakes, cookies, desserts, meals ... Read more
Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Fudge Sauce

My love of all things Italian continues with this Semifreddo recipe, combining the best qualities of ice-cream and gelato. Though Semifreddo can be made in ... Read more

Healthy Nut Butter Chocolate

I can’t lie. The idea of ‘healthy’ chocolate has always pretty much left me cold. That is until now. When it came time to sample this ... Read more

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream & Caramel Sauce

You gotta love technology! Up until this last weekend, I’ve made do with a hand beater during the three years I’ve been writing this blog. ... Read more