7 Creative Dessert Recipes to Make When You’re All Out of Ideas
It’s easy to stick to conventional desserts that you could quickly whip up with a blindfold on in the kitchen. Sometimes shying away from seemingly complex baking recipes with ingredients you can’t pronounce seems like the best bet. But here are a few incredibly creative dessert recipes that will take your baking skills to the next level and transform your usual baking go-to’s:
Semolina Halva With Almonds and Vanilla
Semolina Halva, with its vibrant colour, looks as beautiful as it tastes. The word Halva originated from the Arabic word “hulw,” meaning “sweet”. Semolina halva is a semolina pudding enhanced with almonds and vanilla, topped with dessert cream and crushed pistachio nuts.
Salted Caramel Shortbread Pavlova
We’re talking about a pavlova that consists of a crunchy shortbread, salted caramel sauce and a melt-in-your-mouth meringue! Once you’ve mastered this exquisite dessert, you can give yourself a congratulatory pat on the back as family and friends line up for seconds.
Baked Lemon Meringue Sago Puddings
Lemon Meringue Sago Pudding is a mashup of two sweet South African treats. Namely Lemon Meringue and Sago Pudding. Each bite offers a blast of lemon flavours that work perfectly with the comforting texture of the sago. Make sure there’s enough for everyone by using small individual oven-safe dishes!
Carrot Cake Bunny Chow with Cream Cheese Ice Cream
For a real wowzer, treat the family to a South African Bunny Chow – the dessert version! Serve this spotlight-stealing dessert with scoops of cream cheese ice cream and garnish with crushed peanut brittle for an extra dash of awesomeness.
Spiced Carrot Hot Cross Bun Pudding
Spiced Carrot Hot Cross Bun Pudding is not a dish for the faint-hearted. We’re talking Spiced Carrots and Hot Cross Buns married into a gorgeous pudding.
Tip: After pouring the custard mix over the buttered buns, allow to sit for ten minutes for the buns to absorb the custard fully.
Soetkoekie Thumbprints with Amarula Cream Filling
Whip up luxurious soetkoekie thumbprints that contain Amarula cream combined with white chocolate and Amarula liquor. These bite-sized biscuits crammed with goodness and flavour are perfect for teatime.
Salted Caramel Apple Crumble Potjie
Desserts should be exciting and fun, and a Salted Caramel Apple Crumble Potjie delivers time and time again. Have family and friends get messy as they tuck into the golden brown crumble with relish.
If you’re looking to impress family and friends with your baking prowess, explore Stork’s baking recipes for inspiration. Where there is a whisk, there is a way! Have fun making and baking with Stork.