Lamingtons make very good party cakes. It is not difficult to bake a batch of lamingtons at home; however I think it is best to make the lamingtons the day before the party. You can store these little pretty cakes for up to a week in the refrigerator.
It will be love at first smell if you have never eaten caramelized bananas before!! In fact, I love any fruits that have been caramelized. You should try caramelized water melon too and be pleasantly surprised with its unique taste.
A rich bread packed with lots of dried fruits, stollen is a classic German dish served mainly during Christmas period. Soaking the dried fruits in 100 ml of rum or brandy would make this fruit bread moist and aromatic.
Phirni, an Indian dessert, is very popular in India for any festive occasions. I have used the basic Phirni recipe here, but tweaked it with two types of chocolate. This dessert is very appealing to both the old and young and can be made in advance.
You can use your favorite berries either fresh for frozen for this easy to do dessert. You can also try with other fruits like mangoes, bananas and diced apples. The addition of yoghurt to the topping makes it super soft with a deliciously crisp crust.