Pear Upside Down Cake

I was flicking through a magazine that had a beautiful picture of an upside down pineapple cake in it. It looked stunning and I just wanted to grab a fork and dig in. The photo inspired me to make one, but with pears of course to make it suitable for Failsafe! It was a long […]

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Irish Mocha Cheesecake – Failsafe and no-bake

  It was my husbands birthday a few weeks ago and the day before was an absolutely stinking hot day, so there was no way I was going to turn the oven on! I had to come up with an alternative to a cake that was baked in the oven. He loves coffee, whiskey and […]

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Jelly Cups

What is it about jelly that kids love? Fun food, it wobbles, looks funny and brings a smile to any face. I keep getting requests to make jelly.   For some reason I have always put making jelly in the too hard basket, why I have not idea… it’s so easy! I have also had […]

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Caramelised Pear Crumble Layered Dessert

 Each element of this dessert is so simple, yet seems to create something just a little special when all put together in layers. It is an easy dessert to make when having guests for dinner or want to impress the family. The best thing is, it’s suitable for the failsafe diet!  The crumble in this […]

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Ice cream Bombe

Every year at Christmas, we have an Ice Cream Bombe for dessert at dinner time. It is a more appealing dessert for kids and perfect for a hot summers Christmas. There are many variations to this Ice Cream Bombe, you are only limited by your imagination! You can fill each layer with whatever your tastes […]

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Pear Mince Pies

These little pies are divine! A great Failsafe diet alternative for fruit mince pies at Christmas time. Leaving them plain on top or a different shape can make them perfect for any occasion. Lovely served at room temperature or heated up with ice cream, custard or Whiskey Cream Sauce for a decadent dessert. I usually […]

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Whiskey Cream Sauce

This is my Failsafe diet version of a Christmas Brandy Sauce using Whiskey. Unfortunately brandy is out for the Diet, but hey, whiskey is in!  This suits my husband, he is a whiskey man. I have to hunt him down whenever I make this sauce as he takes off with the Thermomix bowl and a […]

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Maple Steamed Puddings in the Varoma

I love this dessert! It’s failsafe, versatile, easy to make in the Thermomix and my kids love it! I usually have it cooking in the Varoma while we are eating dinner, and a batch of Thermomix custard is perfect to serve with it. I make it in 4 large silicon cups and for a dinner […]

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Honeycomb Cheesecake

I am not a big cheesecake fan, but my dad is! So since they were coming over for dinner, I thought I would have a go at making my first cheesecake, especially when I had a bag of failsafe honeycomb that I thought would be lovely crushed through it, and it was! 250g biscuits (I […]

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Custard Mountain Slice

I am indulging my sweet tooth again. Layered slice using mountain bread, custard and carob icing. Simply divine! Easy to put together, and looks classy (well I still need practice at making it look that way… but you can get an idea of how classy it can be if made by a chef!). I have […]

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