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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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Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

A simple but impressive cake packed with pineapple and nuts covered in a tangy cream cheese frosting

Christmas Gingerbread Cake with Brandy Butter Frosting

Forget dense, heavy fruit cake – this light but complex gingerbread cake is the new Christmas cake in town!

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Introducing… The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie – IN THE WORLD. Yes, you’ve finally found it and you’re welcome!

Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches with Honeyscotch Sauce

Easy blender waffles sandwiched together with vanilla ice cream and slathered in a velvety honeyscotch sauce

Cheat’s Milk Tart Custard Slices with Cinnamon

The easiest vanilla custard slice you will ever make using a handy cheat (cream crackers!) and a milk tart twist!

The Best Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

Warning: these are seriously addictive! Plus, I reveal my 3 secrets to the perfect cookie…

Homemade Tinned Caramel (Dulce De Leche)

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

How To Make Your Own Condensed Milk

Cut out the middleman and make your own condensed milk using just 5 ingredients and a blender!

5-Ingredient Nutty Chocolate Magic Bars

No mixing, no washing up, simply layer 5 ingredients in a baking pan and, like magic, they come together in the oven!

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!

Swedish Waffle Rosettes

Crispy little deep-fried waffles that are super easy to make and even easier to eat – just don’t forget the warm syrup and a generous dusting of icing sugar!

How To Make a Geode Cake

A geode cake has a large carved indentation filled with beautiful sugar crystals – this one is frosted with a purple galaxy effect!

Hot Cross Bun Croquembouche

This chocolate-stuffed croquembouche-with-a-difference is the show-stopping dessert your Easter table needs!

Black Forest Pavlova with Chocolate Mousse

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

Dessert First: Chocolate Fondue

In my brand new series, I hunt down the best places to satisfy your sweet tooth! First up? Chocolate, of course!

Homemade Crunchies (Chocolate Honeycomb)

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

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!

Chocolate Stout Cake With Pretzel Brittle

A rich, malty, grown-up chocolate cake topped with cream cheese frosting and crunchy caramel pretzel shards

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 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!

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

The softest, silkiest baked chocolate cheesecake you will ever make – plus all the secrets to get the perfect velvety texture.

Blueberry Crumble Bars

A buttery shortbread base, jammy blueberry filling and crisp crumbly topping make these easy to make AND even easier to eat!

Caramel Choc Chip Hot Cross Chelsea Buns

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

Easter Rocky Road Chocolate Brownies

Brace yourselves for the most incredible brownies of your life; a decadent Easter extravaganza!

Baked Chocolate Mousse Cake with Spiced Clementines

This is gooey, chocolatey, messy, shove-your-entire-face-in-it good. Oh, and it’s a source of Vitamin C!

Hot Cross Cinnamon Buns for Easter

A wonderfully soft and fluffy bun recipe that combines the best parts of a cinnamon roll and a hot cross bun!

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.

Chocolate Truffle Amaretti Cake with Espresso Glaze

A dense, fudgy chocolate cake that’s best served with a huge scoop of vanilla ice cream and an even bigger spoon!

Crazy Caramelised White Hot Chocolate

Introducing THE ONLY way to make it through winter – a super decadent caramelized white hot chocolate!

Berry White Chocolate Drizzle Cake

This vanilla cake with smashed berries and pink white chocolate glaze is made using natural food colouring

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