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Picnic perfection

Nothing beats a picnic basket filled with bite sized treats.

Here's our favourite picnic recipes that are simple to make and guaranteed to please!

 

1. Coconut snowballs

Shopping list:

  • 1 ¾ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 100 ml melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 ½ cups blitzed toasted pecan nuts
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Full recipe here

 

2. Homemade pies

Shopping list pie pastry:

  • 1 ¼ cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons cold water

Shopping list pie lid:

  • 1 2/3 cups plain flour
  • 125grams unsalted butter
  • 1 egg chilled

Full recipe here

 

3. Lemon curd tarts

Shopping list:

  • Juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • 165 grams caster sugar
  • 80 grams chilled unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs, plus 2 egg yolks
  • Dash of vanilla essence

Full recipe here

 

4. Lamb and rosemary meatballs

Shopping list:

  • 500 grams lamb mince, finely minced
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 stem of picked fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • ¼ bunch finely chopped continental parsley
  • 1 finely diced carrot
  • 1 finely diced brown onion
  • 2 sticks finely diced celery

Full recipe here

 

5. Baked apple pie

Shopping list:

  • 150 grams unsalted butter, softened
  • 250 grams bakers flour
  • 80grams caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2kg granny smith apples
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons almond meal
  • 80grams sultanas
  • 2 eggs

Full recipe here

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