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Food

Sweets

Food

Clem Day's Brown Butter Vanilla Cake Filled With Chocolate Sour Cream Ganache And Boozy Blackberries

The final part in our series of spring feast recipes with Clem Day – this decadent layer cake is a total knockout!
Clementine Day

Food

Julia's Strawberry Crumble Cake

A golden, nutty butter cake with crunchy oat topping and a layer of spiced strawberry, from food columnist Julia Busuttil Nishimura.
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Julia's Epic Lemon & Raspberry Layer Cake

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's epic butter cake layered with lemon curd, fresh berries + crème fraîche icing. Just in time for Mother's Day!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Five Fail Safe Cakes From Julia Busuttil Nishimura!

The most popular recipes of 2020 were these simple cakes and sweets, from our star food columnist!

Food

Julia’s Perfect Tropical Summer Pavlova

The queen of deliciousness shares her recipe for a zesty twist on an Australian Christmas classic!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Julia's Raspberry, Coconut And Lime Cake

Julia Busutill Nishimura delivers a triple-threat of tropical flavours in one delicious loaf. It's like a holiday in your mouth!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Julia's Ginger Cake With Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

A not-too-sweet ginger cake topped with school-fete-style brown sugar cream cheese icing and a scattering of chopped pistachios.
Julia Busuttil-Nishimura

Food

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Boozy Pear And Polenta Tart

Pears poached in Italian red wine and spices form the basis of this scrumptious, simple fruit tart.
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Blackberry And Apple Cake

This divine, rustic cake is the remedy we need right now - a comforting treat to warm our hearts, and remind us to slow down.
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Salty Chocolate Caramel Bars From The New Beatrix Bakes Book!

A ridiculously delicious recipe from the beloved North Melbourne cake shop's much-anticipated first cookbook!
Nat Paull

Food

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Eton Mess

Hazelnutty and creamy with sweet juicy peaches, this easy recipe is the perfect solution if you're on Christmas dessert duty for the whole f...
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Seasonal Flavours: Strawberries

Strawberries are back in season, and Julia shows us how to make the most of them, baked in a strawberry galette!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Food

Shannon Bennett's Flourless Chocolate Cake

Dense and fudgy, this decadent dessert is surprisingly fail-safe.
Shannon Bennett

Food

Charlotte's Showstopping Chocolate Ganache Bundt Cake

A sweet goodbye to Charlotte Ree with this OUTSTANDING velvety chocolate bundt cake with fresh blackberries!
Charlotte Ree

Food

Charlotte Ree's Peach And Raspberry Tray Cake

Charlotte Ree's go-to for unexpected afternoon tea guests!
Charlotte Ree

Food

Nutella, Sea Salt And Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Charlotte Ree's epic choc-chip cookie, with all the trimmings!
Charlotte Ree

Food

A Moonlighting Baker's Vanilla Cake With Ricotta Icing And Roasted Peaches

A fluffy vanilla cake topped with creamy ricotta icing and fragrant roasted peaches from media and communications manager Charlotte Ree!
Charlotte Ree

Roundup

9 Exceptional Summer Sweet Treats

On dessert duty and stuck for an idea? We got you! Check up our roundup of the sweetest summer treats.

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