Recipes from the Twilight Kitchen

By 27th March, 2018 All, News, Recipes No Comments

As we head towards the end of daylight savings, the change of season and the glorious Autumn weather, our tastebuds are looking for a nice tasty little treat to enjoy with our afternoon tea.

The Twilight Kitchen has a couple of favourites for you to try your hand at over the long weekend.

Rock Cake
30 Servings


  • 45g unsalted butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 500g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 200g mixed fruit
  • 75ml milk


  1. Lightly grease oven tray.
  2. Combine flour and cinnamon in a large bowl then rub in the butter.
  3. Stir in caster sugar, mixed fruit, egg and enough milk to make a moist but still firm consistency.
  4. Drop each rounded tablespoon of mixture about 5cm apart on the greased tray.
  5. Sprinkle with sugar and bake at 170°C for 20 minutes.

Healthy Treat Date Balls
10 servings


  • 150g almond meal
  • Fresh large pitted dates 12 each
  • 40g goji berries
  • 30g cocoa powder
  • 40g shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons black or white chia seed


  1. Place all the ingredients except for the chia seeds in a food processor, process until smooth and well combined.
  2. Divide into 10 portions, roll each portion into a ball.
  3. Place the chia seeds on a plate and roll the balls in chia seeds until they are coated evenly.
  4. Place them on a lined tray in the fridge for one hour or until set.
  5. These healthy treats can be stored in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

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