By US Desk
Fri, 05, 20

To make the filling, use an electric mixer at medium-high speed. Beat the cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth....

Cookies and Ice Cream Pie


  • 20 chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 cup chocolate (170 g), melted
  • 1 ¾ qt ice cream (2 L), softened


1. Place cookies in a big plastic bag

and crush with a rolling pin or pan.

2. Put the cookie crumbs in a 9”

(23 cm) pie dish.

3. Spread the softened ice cream on

top and smooth out.

4. Drizzle the top with melted chocolate.

5. Freeze for 4 hours, or until the ice cream is hardened. Enjoy!

No-Bake cheesecake


  • 2 packets of Marie biscuits or chocolate or vanilla wafers or graham crackers
  • 11 tablespoons (1 3/8 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 28 ounce cream cheese at room temperature
  • (1 1/4 cups) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 mixed fruit can


1. Break your biscuits in big chunks.

Set them aside.

2. To make the filling, use an electric mixer at medium-high speed. Beat the cream cheese in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in the condensed milk a little at a time, scraping the sides of the bowl, as necessary. Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla.

3. Pour cheesecake filling in a parfait

(tall glass). You will need 6-8 glasses.

4. Top with broken-up biscuits., and add fruit. Alternate layers. Refrigerate parfait for

30 minutes, and serve

Banana tea bread


  • 75g butter or margarine
  • 125g sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 25g walnuts
  • 25g raisins
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1-2 tbsp milk


1. Preheat the oven at 200°C/400°F.

2. Place the butter in the mixing bowl and beat with

a wooden spoon until it is smooth and creamy.

3. Add the sugar and egg and beat again for two minutes.

4. Mash the bananas well with a fork until smooth and creamy.

5. Finely chop the walnuts.

6. Mix the banana into butter, sugar and egg mixture and then stir in the nuts and raisins.

7. Sift the flour and add to the mixing bowl with the

salt and baking powder. Fold the mixture together with a tablespoon. If the mixture is too stiff to drop off the spoon easily, add a little milk.

8. Spoon the mixture into the load tin and bake it in oven for 1 1/2 hours until golden brown on top.

9. Test the bread to see if it is done by running a

skewer through the centre. If it comes out clean,

the bread is cooked.

Date pops


  • 12 dates
  • 12 almonds
  • 1 cup cream
  • 3 tbsp sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1.5 cups grounded coconut


1. Remove the pits of the dates. Add an almond to each date.

2. Drizzle condensed milk on each date.

3. Gently make oval shape date balls.

4. Dip the date ball in cream.

5. Finally, roll it over in the coconut.

6. Keep them in freezer for 15 mins to

settle well.

7. Insert the tooth pick to give it a pop look. Roughly drizzle chocolate syrup and serve.