The Cook's Pantry - Dessert Recipes

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...

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...