Short Cake

Details: Mix flour, salt, baking powder and sugar together. Cut butter into small dice (1cm) and rub into base mixture until the size of small peas, then add some cream in a few goes until the dough comes together. Fraisage lightly to combine well. Lightly flour bench...

Persimmon Pie

Details: 1. Preheat oven to 230°C (450°F). 2. Combine eggs, cinnamon, sugar and salt. Mix in cream, persimmon pulp, melted butter and lemon juice. Pour into unbaked pie shell. 3. Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 175°C (350°F), and bake an additional 30 minutes....

Old Fashioned Banana Fritters

Details: Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, combine mashed bananas and sugar. Gradually combine flour mixture into mashed bananas, stirring well to form a sloppy batter. Heat oil in a pan or wok over medium heat. Using a tablespoon, drop...

Easy Banana Sponge Cake

Details: Preheat oven to 160C. Using an electric mixer, whisk eggs and sugar until mixture is thick and pale. Fold in sieved flour, bi-carb soda and baking powder gently but thoroughly to get a batter consistency without any lumps. Slowly add in oil and bananas, mix...

Easy Apple Strudel

Details: Preheat oven to 200C. Peel the apples, grate one with a cheese grater, using the biggest slats on the grater, and thinly slice the rest. Mix the apples, sultanas and sugar together and set aside. Roll the thawed pastry with a rolling pin slightly and place it...

Cherry Pie

Details: Butter the flan dish well and place the pitted cherries evenly in the dish. Preheat oven to 180C. Place sifted flour, sugar, salt and 2 whole eggs in a bowl and mix well. Add a little milk and mix well. Mix in the 2 remaining whole eggs and the egg yolks....