The Cook's Pantry - Dessert Recipes

Meringues

RECIPE BY: Kylie Millar SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 300g Eggwhite 600g Caster sugar Selection of nuts, coconut, spices, fruit and chocolate for decoration   METHOD: In a kitchen aid bowl place egg whites and caster sugar Cook over a bain marie, stirring...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 150gm Plain Flour 10gm Cocoa powder ½ tsp. Bi Carb Soda ½ tsp. Salt 60gm Lurpak unsalted butter, room temperature 150gm Caster Sugar 20 ml red food colouring paste ½ tsp. Vanilla Extract 1 egg 120ml...

Peach and Burnt Honey Eton Mess

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup honey 3 Tbsp water 200ml Coles Thickened cream 200ml Jalna Sweet and Creamy Yoghurt 4 meringue nests, roughly broken 2 ripe peaches, roughly chopped 2 Tbsp pistachios, chopped   METHOD : Place...

Mango and Macadamia Yoghurt Semifreddo

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Jalna Biodynamic Yoghurt Juice of ½ lemon 4 egg whites 1/3 cup honey ¼ tsp cream of tartar Salt 1 just-ripe mango, thinly sliced 1/3 cup lightly toasted macadamias, roughly chopped 5-6 fresh mint...

Cherry Clafoutis

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp butter 125ml extra thick cream 3 eggs 3 Tbsp caster sugar ½ cup (60gm) plain flour 400gm frozen cherries, thawed 2 tsp vanilla extract Vanilla ice cream to serve   METHOD : Preheat oven to 200C....

Microwave Lemon Curd

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 100gm or roughly 5 egg yolks 100gm caster sugar 100ml lemon juice   METHOD : Whisk the ingredients together in a microwave-safe bowl until combined. Place in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time,...

Lamingtons

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 3 eggs ½ cup caster sugar 125ml milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 120gm Lurpak unsalted butter, melted ICING 2 cups icing sugar 3 Tbsp Dutch cocoa powder 1/3 cup boiling water ½...

Blueberry Pancakes

RECIPE BY: Michael Weldon SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 1 cup plain flour 1 tablespoons baking powder 1 cup milk 3 eggs 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 punnets of blueberries To Serve: Vanilla Icecream Extra maple syrup Extra blueberries   METHOD : Mix flour,...

White Chocolate Cheesecake With Dukkah Crust

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp pistachios 3 Tbsp hazelnuts 3 Tbsp almonds ½ Tbsp cumin seeds ½ Tbsp coriander seeds ½ Tbsp sesame seeds 1 tsp brown sugar Salt 250gm digestive biscuits 120gm Lurpak unsalted butter, melted 300gm...

Blackberry Yoghurt Muffins

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: Streusel Topping ¼ cup coconut ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ cup plain flour 1 teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼ cup cold Lurpak Unsalted Butter, grated or cut into small cubes Muffins 1 ½ cups of self-raising flour ½...

Melting Moments

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 200gm LURPAK unsalted butter, softened ¾ cup icing sugar 1 cup biscuit flour 1 cup cornflour ½ tsp baking powder ICING 1 cup icing sugar ½ tsp vanilla bean extract 1 tsp LURPAK unsalted butter, softened...

Breakfast Panna Cotta

RECIPE BY: Georgia Barnes SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 300ml full cream milk 3 tbsp raw honey 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste 3 gelatine leaves 200g Jalna greek yoghurt 300g seasonal fruit, sliced 100g granola [optional]   METHOD: Whisk together milk, honey and...

Cinnamon Peach Slice

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 170gm plain flour 170gm caster sugar, plus 2Tbsp extra Salt 3 eggs 60ml milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 170gm LURPAK salted butter, softened 4 peaches, roughly diced ** 1 tsp ground cinnamon   METHOD: Preheat...

Orange, Cardamom and White Chocolate Cake

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS: 2 navel oranges, about 500g 1/2 cup (125ml) Cobram Estate olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 2 cups plain flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon bi-carb soda 2/3 cup desiccated...

Ricotta Hotcake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people INGREDIENTS : 250g Coles Ricotta 4 egg yolks 1 tsp. vanilla bean extract 1 cup Self-Raising flour 200 ml milk 4 egg whites ½ cup caster sugar 50 gm unsalted butter Garnish 200g assorted berries 2 Tbsp. roasted...

Bread and Butter Pudding

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 4 - 6 people INGREDIENTS : 5 slices Coles raisin toast, buttered 1 cup thickened cream 1 cup milk 3 eggs 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 tsp. vanilla bean extract Zest of 1 orange   METHOD : Preheat oven to 140C Cut bread...

Orange and Cinnamon Brulee

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS : Coles 500ml thickened cream 5 XL egg yolks ½ cup caster sugar + extra for dusting ½ tsp ground cinnamon Zest of 3 oranges METHOD : Pre-heat oven to 130C, fan forced. Fill jug with water and boil. Heat cream in a saucepan until...

Spiced Banoffee Pie

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS: 200gm Digestive biscuits 2/3 cup desiccated coconut, toasted 100gm unsalted butter, melted SPICED CARMEL: 395g Brancourt’s Dairy Condensed Milk (squeeze pack) 100gm unsalted butter, diced 100gm brown sugar 1...

Lemon Cheesecake with Tangelo

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 10 people INGREDIENTS : 200g Marie biscuits 75g unsalted butter, melted and cooled 600g full-fat cream cheese at room temperature 200g caster sugar 200ml sour cream 3 large free-range eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Finely grated zest...

Peaches with Coconut Crumble

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS : 6 ripe yellow peaches, washed, halved, stones removed 1Tb Honey 1 cup plain flour 120g chilled Ballantyne Wrapped Traditional Salted Butter, cubed ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup shredded coconut ¼ cup rolled...

Chocolate & Pear Frangipane Tart

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS : 100gm dark chocolate, 70% cocoa, roughly chopped 100gm unsalted butter, softened 1 cup almond meal ½ cup caster sugar ¼ cup plain flour ¼ cacao powder ½ tsp. baking powder ½ Tbsp. ground cardamom 3 eggs 1 ½ sheets shortcrust...

Japanese Cotton Cheesecake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS : 250gm cream cheese 50g Ballantyne Rolled Cultured Style Unsalted Butter 100ml milk 60gm 00 flour 20gm corn flour ½ tsp salt 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 6 egg yolks 6 egg whites ¼ tsp cream of tartar 140gm caster sugar METHOD :...

Buckwheat Pancakes

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS : 1 large egg, separated 100 gm buckwheat flour 250 ml milk 1 Tbsp. Greek yoghurt 1 tsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. brown sugar Pinch salt 2 Tbsp. Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil METHOD : Whisk milk, egg yolks and yoghurt...

Vietnamese Coffee Popsicles

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS : 400ml espresso (from a French press/ Coffee Machine-Not instant powder) 2 cardamom pods 2 whole cloves 1 cinnamon quill 150ml Brandcourts Sweetened Condensed Milk Squeeze Pack 100ml cream METHOD : Place...

Bundt Cake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS : 1 cup Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup raw cacao powder 2 cups caster sugar 1/3 cup water (80ml) 3 cups plain flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla bean extract 1 tsp. sea salt 5 cold...

Courtney’s Cougee Mess

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 6 people Time: Prep-15 minutes Cook-5 minutes INGREDIENTS : 8 store-bought Coles meringue nests or Pavlova base 680g jar pitted morello cherries 1/4 cup (55g) Coles caster sugar 150g 70% Lindt dark chocolate, chopped 300ml...

Gingerbread Trifle

RECIPE BY: Michael Weldon INGREDIENTS : 6 Coles Gingerbread Men 250g Mascarpone Cheese 600mls Cream 3 Mangos, sliced into bite sized pieces 1 punnet of Blueberries 500mls Coles Custard in a carton 1 block of Coles Belgian White chocolate Zest of 1 lime GINGER JELLY:...

Christmas Pav

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair INGREDIENTS: PAVLOVLA: 6 Coles free range egg whites 1 ½ cups caster sugar LEMON CURD: 6 Coles free range egg yolks Juice & Zest of 3 lemons ⅓ cup caster sugar 50g Ballantyne Unsalted Butter TOPPINGS: 600ml cream, whipped 2 mangoes, thinly...

Mango, Passion Fruit & Kiwi Pavlova

RECIPE BY: Michael Wheldon INGREDIENTS : 1 Coles pavlova 500ml Cream, whipped 1 mango, sliced 2 golden kiwi, sliced 2 green kiwi, sliced ¼ cup toasted coconut 1 Coles gingerbread, crumbled 1 packet of Coles mini fruity meringues, crumbled 100g Almond praline, roughly...

French Toast Croissant

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston INGREDIENTS : 4 Coles brand croissants, sliced in half ½ cup full fat Milk ½ cup Cream 3 eggs, lightly whisked ¼ cup caster sugar Pinch ground cinnamon 80g butter 1 cup thick Greek yoghurt to serve BLUEBERRY CHIA JAM: 1 cup blueberries 1...

Honey Ice Cream

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair INGREDIENTS : 1 cup Coles full cream milk ¼ cup honey 100gm Coles egg yolks ¼ cup caster sugar 200ml thickened cream METHOD : In a small saucepan add milk and honey, bring to a light boil over a medium heat, stirring continuously. Meanwhile,...

Crispy Potato Cakes

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 4 as a snack INGREDIENTS : 1 tub ZoOSh Sour Cream & Chives Dip, to serve 1Kg boiled potatoes, skin on, chilled (Use Coles Carisma, Red Royal or washed potatoes) ½ bunch flat leaf parsley 20 baby cornichons (from a jar),...

Olive Oil and Blueberry Muffins

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair Makes: 18 INGREDIENTS : 1 cup Cobram Estate Classic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 eggs 1 ½ cups caster sugar 1 cup Greek yoghurt 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Zest of 1 lemon 3 cups plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 cups blueberries METHOD : Preheat...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS: 200 gm Ballantyne Unsalted Butter, extra for greasing 2 Cups of Almond Meal 200 gm Dark Chocolate, 70% cocoa, finely chopped 5 Coles large eggs, room temperature ½ cup caster sugar METHOD: Preheat oven to 160C. Grease base and...

Chia Pudding

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair INGREDIENTS: ½ cup black chia seeds 400 ml coconut milk ⅓ cup maple syrup Salt 10 almonds , roughly chopped Pepitas seeds 1 sprig thyme leaves 2- 3 strawberries, sliced METHOD: Place the chia seeds, coconut milk, maple syrup and pinch of salt...

Strawberry & Buttermilk Pancakes

RECIPE BY: Michael Wheldon TIME: Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 – 15 mins INGREDIENTS: 4 -5 Coles strawberries diced 1 cup plain flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 cup Buttermilk 1tbs Maple syrup Pinch of salt 1tbsp butter GARNISH: 1 Punnet of Coles Strawberries, halved...

Banana Rum Tarte Tatin

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 2 - 4 people TIME: 30 mins INGREDIENTS: 1 Sheet Coles Puff Pastry 2 medium ripe bananas ½ cup caster sugar 60ml rum 30 gm butter Pinch sea salt flakes ½ tsp ground cinnamon METHOD: Preheat oven to 220C. Peel and slice bananas...

Saffron Poached Pears & Dukkah

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS: 6 Small William pears 1L water ½ cup caster sugar Pinch of saffron threads 5 cloves 2 cinnamon quills 3 star anise 2cm piece ginger, sliced 1 orange peel, all pith removed DUKKAH: ¼ cup pistachios ¼ cup...

Tiramisu

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS: 395gm Brandcourts Sweetened Condensed Milk Squeeze Pack 200ml strong brewed coffee, room temperature 250gm Coles Cream Cheese 250gm Coles Mascarpone 60ml marsala 150gm sponge finger biscuits 100gm 70% cocoa...

Brown Sugar Walnut Cakes

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 20 people TIME: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: 250gm Ballantyne Unsalted Butter, room temperature 250gm brown sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 200 gm walnuts, blitzed into meal 200gm plain flour 1 tsp. baking powder 200ml milk Pinch of...

Dulce de Lychee

RECIPE BY: Michael Weldon TIME: Prep time: 20-25 mins Dulce de leche: 4 hrs Crumble baking time: 15-20 mins INGREDIENTS: 2 packets 395g Brandcourts Sweetened Condensed Milk Squeeze Pack 1 tin of lychee in syrup, lychees broken up into chunks 1 Jime, juice and lime 1...

Apple Frangipane Tart With Salted Caramel Sauce

RECIPE BY: Courtney Roulston SERVING SIZE: 6 people INGREDIENTS : 4 granny smith apples, peeled, halved, cored, thinly sliced 375gm packet butter puff pastry, thawed *must have this brand 20g Ballantyne Cultured Style Unsalted Butter 3Tb caster sugar Crème fraiche to...

Lemon Pancakes

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 12 people INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup Cobram Estate Lemon Infused Olive Oil 2 cups buttermilk 2 eggs, separated 2 cups plain flour 2 tsp. baking powder 2 Tbsp. caster sugar Zest of 1 lemon Pinch of salt Oil for cooking STONE FRUIT: ¼ cup...

Banana Bread

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair INGREDIENTS : 3 large ripe bananas, roughly, mashed 1 banana, sliced lengthways, extra 1 cup Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cups self-raising flour 1 tsp. Bi-Carb soda ¾ cup desiccated coconut, 1 ½ cups brown sugar 2 eggs,...

Banana Pancakes

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup milk ¼ cup honey, plus a little extra to serve 3 eggs, room temp 3 bananas 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder Butter Cream Handful of strawberries, to serve METHOD: To make batter, in a bowl add milk and honey. Using eggs at...

Honey Semolina Cake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair INGREDIENTS: 120 gm Ballantyne Rolled Unsalted Butter, softened 2 cups fine yellow semolina ½ cup Coles Finest Red Gum Honey 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, separated ½ cup milk ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda pinch salt...

Olive Oil & Pepper Stewed Strawberries

RECIPE BY: Michael Weldon TIME: Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20-30 mins INGREDIENTS: 2 punnets Coles strawberries 75g caster sugar 75mls Cobram Estate Classic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ bunch of basil, leaves sliced thinly Coles Black Pepper 1tub Coles Mascarpone ½ bunch...

Chocolate Chip Cookies

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS: ¼ Cup Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Salt 1.5 cups brown sugar 80g milk chocolate 80g white chocolate 3 tbsp roasted peanuts, roughly chopped 1 tsp baking powder 2 cups plain flour...

Super Easy Cheesecake

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 8 - 12 people INGREDIENTS: 1 Brancourts Sweetened Condensed Milk Squeeze Pack 250gm Coles Cream Cheese, softened 1/3 cup fresh passionfruit pulp, plus extra 250gm gingernut biscuits 125gm butter, melted 250gm mascarpone, softened...

Salted Coconut Panna Cotta

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS: 20g gelatin sheets 1L coconut cream 230g caster sugar 2 pinches of Pyramid salt METHOD: In a bowl, pour water over gelatin sheets to soften. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, pour coconut cream, caster sugar, salt and give it a...

Gluten-Free Berry Crumble

RECIPE BY: Melissa Leong   INGREDIENTS : 1 cup Coles Frozen Mixed Berries A drizzle of honey 2 gluten free gingernut biscuits, bashed up 2 tbs almond meal A good knob of Ballantyne Rolled Unsalted Butter 1 pinch ground cinnamon 1 pinch sea salt METHOD: Preheat your...

Key Lime Tart

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair   INGREDIENTS: 395ml Brancourts Sweetened Condensed Milk Squeeze Pack 400gm plain digestive biscuits 200gm unsalted butter, melted 1 tsp. salt 3 egg yolks 180ml lime juice Zest of 2 limes METHOD: Pre-heat oven to 160C. Very lightly grease a...

Blueberry Friands

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair MAKE: 12 INGREDIENTS: 200gm blueberries 200gm icing sugar 100 gm almond meal 60gm plain flour 1 sp. baking powder 5 egg whites 150gm unsalted butter, melted Zest of 1 Lemon METHOD: Pre-heat oven to 190C. Sift sugar, flour and baking powder...

Apple Crumble

RECIPE BY: Matt Sinclair SERVING SIZE: 4 people INGREDIENTS : 5 Coles Large Granny Smith Apples, peeled and cored, cut into 2 inch pieces 75 gm Ballantyne Unsalted Butter 75 gm rolled oats 50 gm brown sugar 50 gm shaved coconut 50 gm plain flour 1 tsp Chinese 5 spice...