by Sarah Halfpenny
Indulge in nostalgia and satisfy your sweet tooth with a wistful journey back in time as we explore the irresistible world of retro desserts. It’s time to get baking and try these fabulous five!
This classic dessert with a caramelised fruit topping, moist buttery cake, and a perfect balance of sweetness is a timeless treat that never fails to please.
Who hasn’t whipped up this beloved Australian dessert a few dozen times or more? Simple yet irresistible, consisting of layers of Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple biscuits lathered in and softened by whipped cream, it’s a crowd-pleaser that’s both easy to make and delightful to devour.
A decadent dessert that magically forms its own rich, gooey sauce as it bakes. A chocolate lover’s dream, bringing ultimate comfort and indulgence to every bite.
Made with layers of buttered bread soaked in a custard-like mixture, this is the ultimate comfort food. Baked to golden perfection, it’s a delightful blend of warmth, sweetness, and evokes memories of simpler times.
A heavenly combination of chewy apricots and sweet coconut flakes, bound together with buttery shortbread biscuits and topped with a tangy lemon icing. It’s a tropical delight that’s perfect as a tasty snack or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert.