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Category Archives: Warm Puddings

Roasted Plum Butter Cake

Summer brings gifts of stone fruits grown by friends and neighbours. A recent generous gift of plums inspired this delicious cake. The dense sweet lemony base is counter balanced by … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 13 Comments

Apple Ricotta Pancakes with Caramelized Apples

  Breakfast in our house is usually DIY. Toast, cereal, fruit, OJ and coffee are the norm, but having house guests is a good excuse to make a Sunday breakfast … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 4 Comments


My other half loves puddings and pies, especially if they’re made with apple and he’s an especially happy boy if I serve him pudding with custard. This recipe ticks both … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment


There is limited availability of economical fresh seasonal fruit on which to base desserts in the colder months in Melbourne, rhubarb, citrus, apples, pears, but Australia produces some of the … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment


This is an economical and easy old recipe from the 1907 edition of Mrs Beeton’s Family Cookery that belonged to my Grandma. As mentioned in a previous ramble about puddings, … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

My Mum’s Hot Apple Crumble Recipe

This is one of my  “written down” recipes for hot puddings copied from clippings pasted in my Mum’s recipe file. A few weeks ago I posted Hot Rhubarb and Banana … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hot Rhubarb & Banana Crumble Dessert

My Mum was an average quality plain cook. She claimed she didn’t like to cook, but a healthy diet involving minimal cost were her major considerations when making decisions about … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · 5 Comments