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Favourite Desserts and Recipes

An Array of Desserts


My Own Fluffy Strawberry Cheesecake Rendition


2 pkt strawberry jello
2 teaspoons gelatin
1 tin Ideal milk (keep in fridge)
250 ml strawberry yogurt
1 tin sweetened condensed milk
1 large punnet strawberries
2 pkt Tennis Biscuits (coconut) crushed.
1 smooth cottage cheese

1. Mix together yogurt, cottage cheese and a third of the strawberries in liquidizer
2. Dissolve 2 pkt of jello, 2 teaspoons gelatin in one and half cups boiling water
3. Add the jello to yogurt and cottage cheese mixture
4. Beat cold Ideal milk till fluffy and fold in the jello, yogurt and cottage cheese mixture gently
5. Layer the crushed biscuits with the above mixture in a large glass pudding bowl
6. Put into fridge to set for approximately 1 hour.
7. When set arrange rest of strawberries on top - ready to serve about 6 persons


P.S. If you are feeling very creative you can set this mixture in a loose sides and bottom cake tin and line with cling film. The layers will be more festive and prominent.

Add Some Ice Cream And Fresh Strawberries


Vanilla Ice


  • 1 large tin Ideal milk
  • Half pint cream (Orly Whip)
  • 1 tea cup castor sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


1) Place tin of Ideal milk in saucepan. Cover entirely with water.

2) Bring to boil, boiling time 20 minutes

3) Remove tin from saucepan.

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4) Leave in fridge for 24 hrs.

5) After 24 hrs pour out milk and beat until fluffy then put back in fridge.

6) Put cream in mixing bowl and beat until thick.

7) Add castor sugar to cream / fold in.

8) Add Ideal milk to cream mixture.

9) Put in freezer.

10) Sets in 1 hr.- set the freezer at lowest temperature one hour before.

Delightful ice cream combinations


Summer Fare and easy as pie

I love cheesecake on hot summer days with family and friends.

Add other flavours to your iced dessert.


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Chocolate Dreams


Fresh Strawberries - Just add cream or ice cream


Delicious 3 minute cheesecake in microwave

Some Of My Favourite Desserts



Diana Carol Abrahamson (author) from Somerset West on May 06, 2020:

My favourite combination too. Thanks Peggy, enjoy your week.

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on May 06, 2020:

Cheesecake, vanilla ice, and strawberries...these are all good dessert items. Thanks for sharing your recipes with us.

Diana Carol Abrahamson (author) from Somerset West on May 05, 2020:

Yes I love the texture of cheesecake. Really love the fluffy biscuit crumb and condensed milk one too. Thanks Carrie.

Carrie Lee Night from Northeast United States on May 05, 2020:

Yummy :) Were the pictures from what you made ? Looks so delicious. I love cheesecake, it is one of my favorites :) I also like Japanese Cheesescake where it has a sponge cake like texture :) Thank you for sharing :)

Diana Carol Abrahamson (author) from Somerset West on May 05, 2020:

So pleased you like the dessert post. Enjoy the rest of your day, John.

Diana Carol Abrahamson (author) from Somerset West on May 05, 2020:

Yes these desserts make me want to eat more sugar. Now and then o.k!

Have a great day, Denise.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on May 05, 2020:

Thanks for sharing these recipes Diana. They sound and look great.

Denise McGill from Fresno CA on May 04, 2020:

Yum. These look like some great dessert ideas. Now I'm hungry.



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