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Dessert First: Coco Safar

With a pastry counter, chocolate shop, rooibos brewery and some of the best coffee in the world? Welcome to dessert wonderland!

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Pull-Apart Loaf: Two Ways (Cheesy and Chocolatey)

If you can’t decide between gooey cheesy carbs or melty chocolatey carbs, this is the recipe for you!

Homemade Tim Tams

For when you’re broke or there’s one of those month-long Tim Tam shortages, I cracked the recipe so you can make your own!

Dark Chocolate Coconut Ganache Cake (Gluten-Free)

This is the darkest, richest, moistest not-too-sweet chocolate cake you will ever have the pleasure of tasting!

Caramel Choc Chip Hot Cross Chelsea Buns

No kneading, no proving, no waiting! Easy, sticky, gooey, caramelly, hot cross buns for Easter

Caramel Puff Pastry Cream Horns

You’ll need: puff pastry, tinned caramel, cream and sugar PLUS I’ve got a handy hack if you don’t have cream horn moulds!

Dessert First: Unframed Ice Cream

You haven’t tasted ice cream until you’ve tasted THIS ice cream. Introducing Cape Town’s best!

Angel Snow Globe Cake with Brandy Butter Frosting

A quick and easy way to decorate a show-stopping Christmas cake – and this one tastes heavenly too!

Chocolate Mousse Christmas Fruit Cake

This Christmas cake is a modern twist on a classic with layers of moist chocolate fruit cake, chocolate mousse and a mirror glaze

Gingerbread Beach Huts

Because a South African Christmas is all about sun, sea, and beach sand these gingerbread houses are inspired by the famous Muizenberg beach huts in Cape Town

Vanilla, Olive Oil Nougat with Macadamia Nuts

Learn how to make your own nougat from scratch – it’s easier and more delicious than you think!

Chocolate Peanut Butterscotch Milkshake

Ah freakshakes, how I love thee?! You’re 5 desserts in 1 and that’s probably why you’re so delicious!

Chocolate Amarula Ice Cream Lollies

A smooth, Amarula-loaded no-churn ice cream coated in a homemade ice-cap chocolate sauce. No, this is not a dream.

Blueberry and Lavender Cheesecake

The best cheesecake recipe in the world, studded with blueberries and just a hint of fragrant lavender

Chocolate Chestnut Macarons (Egg-free)

I’ve always believed baking is magic. But this, right here, is some kind of next-level-baking-voodoo-sorcery, people!

Black Forest Pavlova with Chocolate Mousse

Towering layers of crispy, marshmallowy marbled meringue, dark chocolate mousse, whipped cream and syrupy cherries

One Cup Yoghurt Passionfruit Cake

This ridiculously easy, moist cake is made by measuring with nothing other than the tub the yoghurt comes in!

Ghostly Meringues | Whoopie Pie Spiders | Bleeding Brownies

Is there any better way to celebrate Halloween than with ghostly meringues and chocolate? Nope.

Peppermint Crisp Tart Milkshake

A decadent peppermint crisp, caramel and biscuit milkshake that will knock the socks off the original tart!

Christmas Gingerbread Biscuit Train

Forget gingerbread houses, gingerbread trains are so much cuter – and they’re way more fun to make!

Turmeric Milk Tart

A spiced, baked melktert recipe inspired by my own family lineage for Heritage Day – a little Afrikaans, some British and a dash of Indian!

Dessert First: Constance Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau

AKA a week of desserts prepared by some of the world’s best pastry chefs!

Microwave Double Chocolate Lamingtons

These decadent little chocolate cakes are the best thing your microwave didn’t know it could make!

Frozen Chocolate Tiramisu

My favourite Italian dessert gets a chocolate twist and a short stint in the freezer to make it the perfect after-lunch, after-dinner, after-anything dessert.

Homemade Glazed Brioche Doughnuts

Hands-down my favourite kind of bread in the whole wide world; deep-fried and coated in sugar!

Homemade Crunchies (Chocolate Honeycomb)

You’re just 5 ingredients away from making your own homemade honeycomb dipped in chocolate!

Brown Butter Pancakes with No-Churn Chestnut Ice Cream

Crispy buttery pancakes topped with an easy soft-serve style chestnut ice cream and spiced pecans

Speckled Easter Egg Macarons with Chocolate Ganache

My go-to recipe for the perfect macarons, stuffed with chocolate ganache and crushed speckled eggs!

Homemade Tinned Caramel (Dulce De Leche)

Two easy, delicious ways, to make your own caramel or dulce de leche from tinned condensed milk!

Caramel Peppermint Crisp Cake

A fresh new twist on our South African peppermint crisp tart and the perfect showstopper dessert to end off a lekker braai

Rosé Champagne Chiffon Cake

A light-as-air sponge cake rolled up and filled with tart raspberry jam and a velvety, rich, boozy buttercream spiked with rosé bubbly – a showstopper!

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