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Fruit crumble

   I had some leftover fruit salad (with blackberries, mango, peaches, and banana) and was in the mood for dessert, so I decided to try my hand at a crumble. Of course, I have no idea how much of what I used, so here's my best guess: About a cup and a half of fruit...

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DATE BALLS

  200g package of plain biscuits like Arrowroot or plain tea biscuits 500g regular pitted dates 225g butter 1 egg, beaten 2/3 cup sugar 1tsp vanilla extract Unsweetened coconut to coat Melt butter, sugar, and vanilla together in a saucepan. Add dates and simmer until...

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BAKED CHEESECAKE

   200g shortbread cookies (I use ginger biscuits) 55g (50ml) butter, melted Place biscuits in processor and blend till fine, add melted butter and mix well. Spray 24cm loose bottom cake pan with food spray. Place biscuit mixture in pan and press down firmly. Prepare...

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BISCUIT CARAMEL SQUARES

  Melt together: 200 gr margarine 1 can caramel condensed milk 500gr icing sugar ** (see substitute below to make icing sugar) pinch of salt Combine all the above in a large bowl and melt in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, whisk well till smooth and no lumps visible....

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Baked Eggs & Bacon in Potato Bowls

   Ingredients: 4 large potatoes 4 small blobs of margarine 4 eggs Crumbled bacon or left over sausage thinly sliced (or any other meat you have available) Shredded cheddar cheese Fresh spring onion, finely chopped Fresh ground black pepper Directions Cook your...

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Milo Balls

  Ingredients 1 x 250g packet Marie biscuit, crushed ½ x tin condensed milk ½ x cup applesauce 10 x tablespoon milo 1 cup coconut 3 x 1/3 cup oats Extra coconut for rolling Method In a large bowl crush biscuits until fine. (This works well in a food processor if you...

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Milo Balls

  Ingredients 1 x 250g packet marie biscuit, crushed 1 x tin condensed milk 4 x tablespoon milo ½ cup coconut Extra coconut for rolling Method In a large bowl crush biscuits until fine. (This works well in a food processor if you have 1) Add the milo, coconut and...

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Swedish Rice Pudding

   I'm experimenting with rice puddings and found this fun take on it with a fluffy meringue topping: 4 cups milk ½ cup long grain rice ½ teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks, room temperature 1/3 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg...

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Creamy Classic Rice Pudding

   1 1/2 cups cooked rice 2 cups milk, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine cooked rice, 1 1/2 cups milk, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir constantly until thick and...

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BUTTERMILK RUSKS

   6 cups flour 6 heaped teaspoons baking powder 2 cups sugar 250g margarine 500ml buttermilk 2 eggs Pinch of salt Mix dry ingredients rub butter into flour mixture Mix eggs and buttermilk together and add to flour mixture Knead lightly and put in pans Bake for 1 hour...

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PIERRE’S BUTTERMILK RUSKS

   1 kg self-raising flour 2.5ml salt 1.25 cups sugar 250g No salt butter 500ml buttermilk 2 eggs 25ml oil Mix flour and salt, then rub in the butter with your fingertips Beat sugar, eggs, oil and buttermilk Mix wet and dry mixtures Roll into small balls with oily...

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Broccoli Salad

  4 cups broccoli 2 cups mushrooms 8 rashes of bacon 1 red onion 1 cup cheddar cheese cut in squares 1/2 cup pecans/almond slivers 1 can mandarin oranges 1 cup black grapes (Dressing) 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon...

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Broccoli Salad

  2 heads fresh broccoli 1 small onion ¾ cup bacon (I used the prepared kind) 1 ½ cup raisins and nuts (again, I used a raw mix) 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar Cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces and cut the onion into thin...

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Pannekoek (or crepes, I suppose)

  250mL all-purpose flour 5mL baking powder 2mL salt 2 eggs 200mL milk 175mL water 5mL lemon juice 125mL oil Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Then in a separate bowl, beat the eggs, milk, water, and lemon juice together. Add the dry ingredients to the...

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