Red Cacao’s Tiramisu

Good quality coffee and chocolate is so so good in this tiramisu. Strong coffee and dark cocoa has a wonderful richness and strength, making it a hit for Christmas Day. It’s the ‘pick-me-up’ that everyone needs after a long lunch. This is Nat’s go-to recipe for tiramisu and a summer staple. She makes them in […]

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

If you’ve never made homemade ice cream then you’re in for a treat! This recipe is quick-n-easy and more delicious than store bought ice cream. Think Red Cacao chocolate but in ice cream form! If you’d like to play around with the flavours – it’s easy as I-C-E. See step 3 before you begin, check […]

Red Cacao’s Chocolate Fondant

The long-standing Red Cacao chocolate fondant you find in our cafe can be likened to a chocolate lava cake. The difference? These are made with our dark chocolate and depending on the richness you are after you can use 54% or 71% couverture (high-quality) dark chocolate. Our head pastry chef Nat, recommends using our 71% […]

How to make the perfect Red Cacao Hot Chocolate at home

Who doesn’t love a warm cup of hot chocolate on a cold day? If you’re looking to make the best hot chocolate at home, look no further! The best part about this recipe is that you can alter it to suit your cravings. If you prefer our Aztec (Hot) Hot Chocolate or our Dark Chocolate […]

Red Cacao’s Classic Scones

Is there anything better than a batch of freshly made scones, served straight from the oven and topped with a dollop of fresh cream? We don’t think so. Our head pastry chef Nat, and our team at Red Cacao’s Chocolate Factory bake up these warm and fluffy clouds of deliciousness for our customers visiting our […]

Red Cacao’s Famous Peanut Brittle

Chocolate Coated Peanut Brittle

If you don’t have peanuts on hand, you can substitute cashews, almonds, pistachios, or a combination of these nuts for this salty, sweet and crunchy brittle. Our brittle is the kind of treat that pairs well with beverages like hot chocolate, tea, or coffee for a decadent dessert option that can also be enjoyed on […]

Marcus’ Classic Waffles

There’s nothing quite like waking up to hot fluffy and crispy mouth-watering waffles. They’re more fun than pancakes, tastier than plain old toast and more fun to make than muesli. This recipe is perfect for four people (or half the recipe for two people). Makes: About 10 waffles  Serves: 4-6  Time: 35 minutes  INGREDIENTS 1 […]

Marcus’ Salted Caramel

It’s no secret that we love salted caramel. I mean who doesn’t love that gooey sweet and slightly salty flavour? Not only is salted caramel an indulgent and delicious addition to your favourite dessert recipes, ice cream, coffee or hot chocolates but it’s quick and easy to make. Marcus has generously shared his recipe for […]

Passionfruit Macarons

This step-by-step playbook on how to replicate our passionfruit macarons at home is easy to follow and a great activity to do with the family. But what exactly is a macaron? Macarons are French in origin and are like delicate sandwich cookies with a unique, chewy and soft centre. The casing of the “sandwich” is […]

Nat’s Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Our pastry chef Natalie kindly shared her recipe for her carrot cake – perfect for afternoon or morning tea. Nat’s carrot cake is deceptively simple to make and sure to impress, with its moist, light centre and zingy frosting.  The vegetable oil keeps the cake moist (melted coconut oil works, too, if you like the […]