12 Heavenly baked treats you don't want to miss out on this World Baking Day

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If you’re an avid baker or just love indulging in a sweet treat every now again, then our list of the ultimate baked goodies is just what you need to add to your collection.

These recipes are about elevating everyday classics to showstopper stardom. If you’re wanting to spice up your old banana loaf or give your eclairs a modern makeover, these dishes are perfect to keep on hand for any occasion.

This 4-layered salted caramel coma cake is all you need to make a statement. Sweet, salty and oh-so decadent. Plus - who can say no to popcorn on cake? 

Salted caramel coma cake

Caramelised banana, tahini and melted chocolate chips take this banana bread to the next level. We know we’ll be having more than just one slice.

Tahini chocolate chip banana bread

Coconut shines through in this condensed milk tart with a thick Tennis Biscuit base and creamy coconut topped filling.

coconut condensed milk tart

A true South African classic that can never disappoint. A sweet and saucy Malva pudding is always the answer to any dessert dilemma. 

Malva pudding

If you're on dessert duty for your next braai or office party, pecan pie cheesecake bars are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Pecan pie cheesecake bars

lemon meringue eclair is truly the dessert combo you never knew you needed.

Lemon meringue eclairs

Short on time but looking for something indulgent? Zola Nene’s chocolate and coffee mug cake is the quick and easy solution. Done in 10 minutes. 

Microwave chocolate and coffee cake

This viral Milo cake with condensed milk icing needs no introduction.  Make it immediately!

Milo cake with condensed milk icing

Bold, bright and beautiful...roasted plum pavlova serves well as a vibrant centre-piece and delicious dessert.

Roasted plum pavlova

This gluten-free dark chocolate and coconut ganache cake couldn’t be easier to whip up, taking only 15 minutes to throw together, there's no excuse not to make it! (did we say gluten-free?)

Dark chocolate ganache cake

Nieman Marcus' Chocolate covered peanut butter cookies are here to make your afternoon snack time extra special!

Nieman marcus cookies

Celebrating something special? Then this tropical gin and coconut granadilla curd cake is the recipe that trumps them all.

Gin and coconut granadilla curd cake


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