1. Buttermilk Cake with Blueberries
While blueberries are at their peak, there is no better time than the present to make this glorious lemon cake. The buttermilk gives the cake a lovely most texture that goes superbly well with the zingy and creamy lemon curd. Get the recipe here.
2. Cinnamon and Fruit Mince Wreath with Vanilla Bean Custard
Family and friends will be talking about this show-stopping dessert for years to come. Instead of brioche, fine sheets of filo pastry are layered with delectable cinnamon butter and traditional fruit mince, then braided into an edible wreath. It’s so pretty, you won’t want to cut it open, but once you bite into a warm, golden, flaky piece, served with a special Madasgascan vanilla bean custard, you’ll be first in line for more!
3. Cherry and Ginger Cookie Trifle with White Chocolate Ricotta
Classic festive flavours come together in this gorgeous make-ahead trifle. Start with chewy golden oat cookies, then stack with indulgent layers of ginger-spiked cherry jam and creamy ricotta enriched with white chocolate. Scattered with striking toasted pistachios and you have your new favourite Christmas tradition. Get the recipe here.
4. Hot Cross Bun and Butter Pudding with Chocolate and Pecans
5. Maple and Hazelnut Apple Crumble DNU
6. Hazelnut Apple Crumble with Maple and Burnt Butter Sauce
Cap off your lazy Sunday roast with a guaranteed crowd-pleaser: soft, warm, crunchy apple crumble. This special version includes roasted hazelnut in the crumble topping, as well as an irresistible burnt butter sauce with maple syrup, so it’s even harder not to jump right in! Prepare the crumble while the chicken roasts, bake while you’re eating and enjoy straight out of the oven. Get the recipe here.
7. Chocolate and Cherry Self-Saucing Pudding with Coconut and Pistachios
Starring naturally creamy coconut, rich Dutch cocoa and nutty almond meal in place of heavy dairy, chocolate and flour, this gooey, saucy, gluten-free pudding studded with sweet morello cherries follows in the same spirit as the main - light, easy to whip up and downright irresistible. Simply pile into a baking dish, set the timer and dish up just over half an hour later. Get the recipe here.
8. Orange and Maple-Pecan Christmas Trifle
Layering maple-coated pecans, whipped custard cream and sweet juicy oranges with Yael’s Cakes readymade brandy pudding, this delicious trifle combines two much-loved Christmas desserts in one, for the ultimate sweet finale. Get the recipe here.