Best-Ever Baking Recipes


Best-Ever Baking Recipes

Get ready to enter dessert heaven with 22 of the best-ever baking recipes to add to your repertoire from MiNDFOOD.

Cinnamon Sponge (pictured above)

With a hint of spice and an irresistible crumb, this sponge is the ultimate afternoon treat.

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Raspberry Mousse and Salted Caramel Shortcake

raspberry mousse cake

For our birthday, MiNDFOOD asked pastry chef Andrew Bowden from Sydney’s Hartsyard Restaurant & Bar to whip us up something extraordinary. Success!

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Nanna’s Apple Shortcake


There’s nothing quite like a hot piece of apple pie. Perfect pastry and a side of ice cream is pretty close to perfection.

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Flourless Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake with Ganache


Our favourite gooey, decadent, gluten-free chocolate cake.

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Chocolate-Peppermint Slice


This no fuss, bake and refrigerate chocolate slice is the perfect after dinner delight. Great for when unexpected guests pop by for coffee over the weekend too.

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Salted-Caramel Cheesecake


This creamy cheesecake is topped with a gooey salted caramel to make for a decadent dessert.

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Lemon & Polenta Bundt Cake


Deliciously moist and lemony, this bundt cake, made with polenta and ricotta, can be enjoyed all year round. Drizzle with passionfruit icing for an extra sweet treat.

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Pistachio and Orange Cake with Orange Syrup and Mint Sugar


Smothered in orange syrup, this delicious cake makes for the ultimate gluten-free treat.

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Dad’s Carrot Cake Slab


Spoil yourself with this delicious carrot cake slab, topped with our fluffy cream cheese frosting.

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Plum and Salted Caramel Tart


Put delicious in season blood plums to good work with this delectable tart recipe. With a gooey salted caramel filling, this dessert will be devoured.

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Raspberry & Cinnamon Scrolls


Need a delicious baking recipe for some fundraising activities this month? Give these delicious pink scrolls a whirl.

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Strawberry Slab Cake


For a quick and easy cake recipe you cant look past this Strawberry Slab with rosewater cream and pink glace icing.

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Tamarind & Lemon Tart with Salted Peanut Praline


Change up the classic lemon tart recipe with the inclusion of sharp and exotic tamarind. This gorgeous silky dessert is sure to impress when placed in the middle of the table, just don’t expect leftovers.

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Jaffa Slab


Chocolate and orange is a match made in heaven. Recreate your favourite treat in slice form with silky smooth chocolate and a tangy marmalade filling.

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Banana Cake with Coconut Caramel Sauce


Gooey and delicious, this indulgent dessert is heaven in a baking tray.

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Double Choc Chip Pan Cookie with Spiced Ginger Icing


This is a serious game changer. Subtly spiced and warming from the inside-out, this pan cookie is guaranteed to please the masses.

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Brown Sugar Pavlova with Chambord Cherries


This showstopping dessert will silence the chaotic festive crowds in an instant.

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Custard Slice


Sweet and sticky custard encased in crisp puff pastry, these custard slices are a real treat for kids and adults alike. Decorate with toasted flaked almonds and a sprinkle of icing sugar before serving.

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The Best Ever Cookies and Cream Cheesecake


This delicious cookies and cream cake is the stuff of dessert dreams. There’s no baking required for this impressive dessert. Just mix and set in the fridge for a perfect-every-time showstopper.

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Lemon Slice


Keep your kids happy this weekend with this simple but stunning recipe for Lemon Slice.

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Mexican Chilli Chocolate Biscuits with Orange Buttercream


These subtly spiced buttercream biscuits are devilishly good.

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Chai Spiced Chocolate and Cherry Self-Saucing Pudding


Devilishly gooey and seriously indulgent, with a hint of chai spice, this self-saucing pudding is everything you could want in a dessert.

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