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Your favorite dessert

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Your favorite dessert
April 06, 2017 03:48PM
Halo,

I am really interested what kind of desserts you prepare in NZ. My kids always look for something new and I try to invent every time something special for them but sometimes I am simply lost without any idea.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/06/2017 03:53PM by Flora205.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 06, 2017 03:52PM
My last invention is the Quick and simple dessert with mango:

Ingredients: (for 4 people)

2 mangos
500ml of 30% sweet cream
300g of mascarpone cheese
100g of white chocolate
150g of oat cookies

whole recipe here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 06, 2017 06:11PM
Do you have steamed puddings Flora? I have many recipes for them but this is my favourite:

Steamed Carrot Pudding

Topping:
1 tbspn butter, melted
¼ cup chopped walnuts
1 tbspn golden syrup

Pudding:
100g butter, melted
2 cups (200g) grated carrot
1 egg
1 cup (approx 160g) brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 tspn baking soda
1 tspn cinnamon

Topping instructions: Combine ingredients in bottom of greased pudding basin.

Melt butter in saucepan. Add grated carrot, egg and brown sugar and mix thoroughly with a fork. Fold in dry ingredients. Steam in a greased 4-5 cup capacity basin, covered with lid, for 2½ hours.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 07, 2017 01:15PM
J1 Wrote:
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> Do you have steamed puddings Flora? I have many
> recipes for them but this is my favourite:
>
> Steamed Carrot Pudding
>
> Topping:
> 1 tbspn butter, melted
> ¼ cup chopped walnuts
> 1 tbspn golden syrup
>
> Pudding:
> 100g butter, melted
> 2 cups (200g) grated carrot
> 1 egg
> 1 cup (approx 160g) brown sugar
> 1 cup flour
> 1 tspn baking soda
> 1 tspn cinnamon
>
> Topping instructions: Combine ingredients in
> bottom of greased pudding basin.
>
> Melt butter in saucepan. Add grated carrot, egg
> and brown sugar and mix thoroughly with a fork.
> Fold in dry ingredients. Steam in a greased 4-5
> cup capacity basin, covered with lid, for 2½
> hours.

Thank you for the recipe J1. We do not have it in Poland. I will keep it in my "cooking book". We have carrot cake in my country, which may be similar regarding its taste - I will post the recipe for that within few days in "Just cake" topic.

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 08, 2017 05:06AM
Desserts I would serve would be Apple Crumble or freeform fruit pie with vanilla yoghurt.
Another favourite in summer would be Balsamic strawberries and yoghurt or a fresh seasonal fruit salad.

A special occasion I would make a lemon tart or a baked cheesecake
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 08, 2017 03:31PM
aaronriver Wrote:
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> Aloo Tikki - I first had this food back in 2015,
> and to this day, it still stands near the top of
> my list. It was so incredible.''

could you share the recipe and attach some pictures ?

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 08, 2017 03:36PM
Today my another invention - Raspberry Kisses

Ingredients for 12 "kisses":
75g of dark chocolate
18 raspberries
100g ricotta cheese
2 teaspoons of caster sugar

the recipe here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 08, 2017 07:06PM
Flora, Aloo Tikka is a savoury spicy snack, not a dessert. I suspect that this poster is actually spamming the forum and I doubt you will get a reply.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 09, 2017 12:45AM
TPANDAV Wrote:
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> Flora, Aloo Tikka is a savoury spicy snack, not a
> dessert. I suspect that this poster is actually
> spamming the forum and I doubt you will get a
> reply.

Thank you TPANDAV, what to say - that's a pitty

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/09/2017 12:45AM by Flora205.
J1
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 10, 2017 10:21PM
Hi Flora, you say "We do not have it in Poland." Do you mean steamed puddings or do you just mean that particular carrot steamed pudding recipe I gave?

You're right Flora when you say "We have carrot cake in my country, which may be similar regarding its taste". We have carrot cake here too - it's often sold in cafes because so many people like it. Yes, the carrot steamed pudding is a similar flavour.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 12, 2017 04:57AM
J1 Wrote:
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> Hi Flora, you say "We do not have it in Poland."
> Do you mean steamed puddings or do you just mean
> that particular carrot steamed pudding recipe I
> gave?
>
> You're right Flora when you say "We have carrot
> cake in my country, which may be similar regarding
> its taste". We have carrot cake here too - it's
> often sold in cafes because so many people like
> it. Yes, the carrot steamed pudding is a similar
> flavour.

We do not have steamed puddings or at least I do not know it J1

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 12, 2017 04:03PM
IngridO Wrote:
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> Desserts I would serve would be Apple Crumble or
> freeform fruit pie with vanilla yoghurt.
> Another favourite in summer would be Balsamic
> strawberries and yoghurt or a fresh seasonal fruit
> salad.
>
> A special occasion I would make a lemon tart or a
> baked cheesecake

Dear Ingrid,

Do you have any pictures/recipe for the Apple Crumble and the Balsamic strawberries?

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 13, 2017 06:31AM
Today something light, healthy and easy to prepare - Millet groats breakfast

Ingredients (for 2 people):
50g of millet flakes
300ml of coconut milk
3 tablespoons of xylitol
½ teaspoon of vanilla essence
3 apples
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds

the whole recipe is here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 15, 2017 01:00AM
Hello everybody! My favorite desert is ice cream. Recently I bought great ice cream maker Choice I used my device twice, I cooked ice cream for my friends. I am happy with my purchase.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 27, 2017 10:27AM
Today my last baking initiative - Plum scones.

Ingredients:

400g of flour
200g of 18% cream
200g of butter
3 tablespoons of caster sugar
plum stew
caster sugar for sprinkling

the whole recipe and its story you will find here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
April 29, 2017 12:16AM
My mum made this dessert back in the 70's for her very trendy dinner parties. I make it still.

1kg Lemon Yoghurt (in the 70's it was passionfruit as they didn't make lemon in those days) gently mixed with roughly 300-400ml whipped loose cream. Just enough cream to make it kind of cheesecaky without losing the bite of the lemon. Add the cream to the yoghurt bit by bit until it's just right.
Add zest of two large or three small lemons (again adding to the mix until your desired tartness achieved) (reserving an amount for garnish).
Layer into small bows with whole gingernuts between layers (large crème brulee type ramekins are best). 3 gingernuts per bowl/ramekin. Start and finish with the yoghurt mix so all gingernuts are surrounded with mix to help them soften.
Top with a little zest to garnish.
Make 24 hours before serving and refrigerate to ensure gingernuts have softened.

A really nice individual tarty cheesecaky dish. Don't serve with anything else.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/29/2017 12:19AM by judym.
Re: Your favorite dessert
April 30, 2017 03:27AM
Our favourite dessert in Auckland NZ is apple crumble or apple and berry crumble.

Its super easy and I never use a recipe.

Basically I mix soft butter, sugar and flour and look in my pantry for other things to add. Sometimes oats, coconut, allspice, nutmeg, vanilla, grated rind off lemons, limes or oranges, chocolate chips, almond meal, even cereals.

Delicious with homemade custard or vanilla ice cream.

A recent favourite with the adults is Kohu Rd chocolate ice cream - rich, dark chocolate and not too sweet - mmmmmmm

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Vanessa
Re: Your favorite dessert
May 12, 2017 08:50AM
Mango and white chocolate in French pastry

Recently, after cooking I had some French pastry left over and a piece of juicy mango. I added walnuts, white chocolate, a few sesame seeds and made some simple snacks.

Ingredients:
1 pack of chilled French pastry
1 mango
walnuts
white chocolate
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
2 tablespoons of milk

the recipe is here



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Re: Your favorite dessert
May 13, 2017 01:34AM
Hi Flora,

I do have this recipe that I created using balsamic berries on top of a baked pancake - it could be a dessert or equally a brunch idea. Really delicious - pic attached

Baked pancakes with balsamic berries

Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
40 mins

Serves: 2
What you need
Batter
2 eggs
½ cup milk
½ cup flour
pinch salt
1 Tbs butter

Balsamic berries
1 punnet, strawberries, quartered
1 punnet blueberries
2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
1- 2 Tbs white sugar

How to make
Pancake
Preheat oven to 180C.
Lightly whisk eggs and milk together.
Add sifted flour and salt and whisk to combine and remove the lumps. (Do not over mix as your pancakes will be rubbery – if in doubt under whisk! and leave the lumps)
In a 24cm oven proof dish, cast iron frypan or cake tin, add butter and place dish in the oven to let the butter melt and bubble. A few minutes is fine.
Add batter to dish and cook pancake for 20 – 30 minutes until the sides start to puff up and the pancake looks golden.
Topping
In a bowl add strawberries and blueberries, sugar and balsamic vinegar. Mix to coat. Leave to infuse for at least 10 minutes.
Assembly
Pile berries in the middle of the pancake, and serve with runny cream, creme fraiche or greek yoghurt.
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Re: Your favorite dessert
May 13, 2017 01:50AM
Halo Ingrid,

Thank you for sharing this recipe - looks amazing I have to do it once smiling smiley

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/13/2017 01:50AM by Flora205.
Re: Your favorite dessert
May 15, 2017 03:44AM
The urchins asked for this today, we call it Plum Yum Yum, but we made it with feijoas instead, as the tree has been very generous.

8-10 plums, halved and pitted or we used 12 feijoas, cut in half and one good scoop out of each half (the urchins ate the rest of the feijoa)
115gm butter softened
1 cup (200 grams) sugar plus extra for topping (see below)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon (5mls)vanilla essence
1 cup (125 grams) all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon (5 grams) baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder (or ginger for the feijoa)

1 to 1&1/2 Tablespoon Sugar (depending on sweetness of plums / feijoas) for the top.
1 teaspoon cinnamon (extra)

Pre heat oven to 180°C.
Cream butter and 1 cup sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time and scraping down the bowl,
Add in the dry ingredients including the spice, mixing until just combined.
Spoon batter into an 20-23 cm springform tin and smooth the top with the back of the spoon.
Arrange the plums, skin side up, all over the batter, covering it, or if using feijoas, put the largest part of the scoop side down. T(hey look like little temples all over the batter)
Mix the extra cinnamon,(ginger) with the remaining sugar, and sprinkle all over the top.

Bake until cake is golden, about 40 - 45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool on rack.

This pie/torte/cake tastes much better the next day, so I make 2. One to enjoy straight away, and one to enjoy the next night (and it uses up about 20 plums / feijoas in the process)
Re: Your favorite dessert
May 21, 2017 04:29AM
Raspberry Hedgehogs. This is the dessert which I prepare rather often and maybe even more often than the others (as Ruth is saying - urchins ask for it  smiling smiley ) Fresh and sun-smelling raspberries arranged on a sweet chocolate mousse looked like colourful hedgehogs. I don't know if this dish will remind everyone of hedgehogs, but the dessert will for sure be tasty for everybody.

Ingredients (for 5 people)
1 pack of chilled French pastry
200g of raspberries
200ml of 30% sweet cream
200g of mascarpone cheese
100g of dark chocolate
2 tablespoons of milk
peppermint leaves

The recipe is here



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Re: Your favorite dessert
May 31, 2017 11:10AM
"Dessert for tropical heat"

Today I would like to share with you a recipe for fruit mousse with a hint of coconut. You should serve it strongly chilled. It is perfectly refreshing and supplements the micro-elements which we lose when it is hot. The sweetness of the dessert hinges on the degree of ripeness of the fruit. If you don't have perfectly ripe, juicy fruit, you may add a bit of honey or maple syrup.

Ingredients (for 4 people):
1 big mango
1 pineapple
400g of coconut milk
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
honey or maple syrup
fruit for decoration

the recipe is here



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Re: Your favorite dessert
June 06, 2017 03:31PM
Rhubarb muffins with crumble topping and lemon icing

My children love muffins. This year to give them joy on Children's Day I prepared fluffy, moist muffins with rhubarb, a crunchy crumble topping and lemon icing. They were excellent and everybody, not only the children, liked them.

Ingredients (12 muffins)
dough
250g of flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
half a teaspoon of baking soda
150g of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
250ml of milk
60ml of oil
1 egg
a pinch of salt
crumble topping
40g of butter
80g of flour
40g of caster sugar
other ingredients:
3 long sticks of rhubarb
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
icing
6 tablespoons of caster sugar
juice from one lemon

the recipe is here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
June 14, 2017 11:23AM
At last it is the strawberry season. Now the fruit not only looks beautiful but is tasty and smells like nothing else in the world. Again we will eat porridge with strawberries, noodles with strawberry mousse for dinner, strawberry cocktails for afternoon tea, and salad with strawberries for supper. Every year I go at the strawberry season with gusto, and after a few weeks I will be fed up and won't be able to look at this yummy, fragrant fruit.

For a good start, I recommend an excellent and healthy strawberry dessert with chia seeds. It is great after Sunday dinner, for afternoon tea, or, if you prepare them earlier, for an energetic, filling and yummy breakfast.

Ingredients (for 4 people)
300g of strawberries
300ml of milk (it may be coconut milk or whatever you prefer)
honey or maple syrup
4 tablespoons of chia seeds
fruit and peppermint leaves for decoration

the complete recipe is here

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Re: Your favorite dessert
June 18, 2017 12:33PM
Rhubarb once again - Rhubarb and strawberries under a coconut crumble topping

Today I would like to share with you the recipe for a dish which I prepare for my children on beautiful, sunny afternoons. They liked the dessert with rhubarb, strawberries, coconut crumble topping but without flour and sugar especially if I served it with their favourite ice cream. I think I will make it more often because as well as its excellent flavour it has a couple of other assets: you don't need any sophisticated ingredients, you may prepare it easily and fast, and you may use any seasonal fruit.

Ingredients (for 4 people):
3 long sticks of rhubarb
250g of strawberries
4 tablespoons of xylitol
4 tablespoons of butter
150g of desiccated coconut

the complete recipe is here
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Re: Your favorite dessert
June 26, 2017 03:39PM
Chocolate muffins with blueberries and white chocolate

What should a Sunday dessert be like if it is to disappear as soon as it has been served? In my home we need two things: chocolate and fruit. These ingredients usually ensure my culinary success. Recently I used them to prepare muffins with blueberries and white chocolate. They were yummy, fluffy inside and crunchy outside, and it was possible to smell the sweet, chocolate fragrance in the corridor outside our flat. As usual, some of them were packed in boxes for my children's packed lunch.

Ingredients (12 muffins)
300g of flour
3 tablespoons of cocoa
150g of butter
170ml of milk
160g of brown sugar
2 eggs
2 flat teaspoons of baking powder
½ teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
12 bars of white chocolate
blueberries

the recipe is here
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