Mouth-Watering Apple Strudel That’s Low In Sugar

A dessert that isn’t too high in sugar content and my boys love (well, who doesn’t love dessert really?!)

My eldest helped me make this, and even took along some pictures and the recipe to his daycare for news day. His daycare was so great that they even made this with his classmates a few days later. All the kids got to help cut up the apples, smell the cinnamon and taste the apple mixture before it was baked. And dessert at daycare that day was….. apple strudel.

My kids love helping out in the kitchen. That they love the finished product is even better 🙂

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Heavenly Sweet and Moist Honey, Pear and Almond Slice

If the leaves are starting to change to the beautiful reds and russet colours where you are then this is the perfect slice recipe for you!

Pears are at their peak in the fall (autumn). I think they are often overlooked for their friend, the apple. In fact, they are a great substitute for apples in crumbles, cakes and desserts. This slice is sweet, moist and very moreish. Yum

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This Apple Crumble Cake is Perfection

Apple Crumble is one of my favourite winter desserts. But what if it could also be a cake?

This cake has a wonderful pudding like texture, as well as gorgeous chunks of apple. The rum  provides a lovely flavour to this moist, light cake. And the crumble topping? It just finishes the whole cake off nicely. You could also add some walnuts or flaked almonds to the crumble mixture before you sprinkle it over the cake mixture, but I didn’t have any in the cupboard at the time – they would make a great textural addition.

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Super Easy Recipe for Making Apple Turnovers that are Sublime

Classic Apple Turnovers are easy to make, and even easier to eat!

A few weeks ago I took a trip to Glenorie Bakery with my little family. One thing you will learn about me is that I LOVE bakeries and patisseries. I just love everything about them – the smell, the fresh bread, the sweet cakes and pastries. It really is my idea of heaven. And this busy bakery in rural Glenorie was certainly a treat!

Whilst at the bakery buying just about 1 of everything, I came across an apple turnover. I haven’t had an apple turnover since I was about 8, and this one looked so good – crisp puff pastry coated with tiny sugar crystals, lovely cinnamony-apple filling, fresh cream. AHHHH… and maybe even a little bit of maple syrup?
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