Caramelised strawberry shortcakes

  INGREDIENTS Yields  6   6 Arnott’s Granita biscuits 500g strawberries, washed, hulled, halved 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 400g cream cheese 1 tbs plain flour 1 tsp vanilla essence 3 eggs Directions for the Caramelised strawberry shortcakes Step 1Preheat oven to 160°C. Line 6 large muffin pans with paper cases. Place biscuits, flat-side up, in the […]

Coconut and strawberry cheesecake

  INGREDIENTS Yields  10 You’ll need a 24cm springform pan. Ingredients 300g (4 cups) shredded coconut 460g caster sugar 3 imperial mandarins, zested, juiced 2 egg whites 60g butter, melted 500g full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature 500g full-fat fresh ricotta 280g (1 cup) Greek-style yoghurt 1 tbs plain flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 […]

Strawberry custard tarts

  INGREDIENTS Yields  12 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 egg yolks 1/3 cup caster sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons cornflour 25g butter 12 (2 x 150g packets) shortcrust pastry tartlets 250g small fresh strawberries, hulled, halved 1 1/2 tablespoons redcurrant jelly Directions for the Strawberry custard tarts Step 1Place milk and vanilla in a saucepan […]

Strawberry cheesecake muffins

  INGREDIENTS Yields  12 125g unsalted butter, softened 250g cream cheese 1 1/2 cups (330g) caster sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour, sifted, plus extra to dust 300g strawberries, sliced, plus extra to serve Icing sugar, to dust Cheesecake cream 150g cream cheese 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar, sifted […]

Strawberry mousse cake

  INGREDIENTS Yields  8 4 eggwhites 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 150g almond meal 1/4 cup (35g) plain flour, sifted 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 4 gold-strength gelatine leaves (see note) 600ml thickened cream 180g white chocolate, chopped 350g strawberries, plus extra to serve 1/3 cup (110g) redcurrant jelly (see […]

Hazelnut and strawberry tiramisu

  INGREDIENTS Yields  12 1 x 300ml ctn thickened cream 4 eggs, separated 140g (2/3 cup) caster sugar 2 x 250g ctns mascarpone 60ml (1/4 cup) marsala 1L (4 cups) strong black coffee, cooled 2 x 250g pkts savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) 75g dark cooking chocolate, coarsely grated 375g strawberries, washed, hulled, thinly sliced 150g […]

Strawberry & coconut crumble

  INGREDIENTS Yields  6 Melted butter, to grease 2 x 250g punnets strawberries, washed, hulled, halved 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 115g (3/4 cup) plain flour 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 100g butter, chilled, chopped 55g (3/4 cup) shredded coconut Pure icing sugar, to dust Directions for the Strawberry & coconut crumble Step 1Preheat oven to 180°C. […]

Chocolate and strawberry tartines

  INGREDIENTS Yields  2 2 slices woodfired bread 2 tbs melted butter 100g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 120g strawberries, sliced 2 tbs toasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped Icing sugar, to dust Thick cream, to serve Directions for the Chocolate and strawberry tartines Step 1Before you start, ensure the barbecue is clean and free from strong odours, then preheat […]

Strawberry and rhubarb pie

  INGREDIENTS Yields  8 1 bunch rhubarb, trimmed, roughly chopped (see note) 1 large granny smith apple, peeled, cored, chopped 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cornflour 250g strawberries, hulled, halved thick vanilla custard or ice-cream, to serve (Sweet shortcrust pastry) 1 1/2 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons icing sugar mixture 125g unsalted butter, […]

Strawberry & ricotta cannoli

  INGREDIENTS Yields  12 100g strawberries, hulled, finely chopped 1/2 cup (75g) icing sugar mixture, plus extra to dust 300g fresh full-cream ricotta 100g mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup flaked almonds, toasted, roughly chopped 12 cannoli shells Directions for the Strawberry & ricotta cannoli Step 1Place the strawberries in a bowl with 2 tablespoons of the sugar and […]