As Easy As Pie! Make These 8 Simple Desserts At Home

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    Let's face it. All of us get the lockdown blues from time to time. And one way to tackle those blues is to pick up a new skill like baking. However, we also know that getting all the ingredients, not to mention the skill and motivation required to make elaborate desserts can be tough.

    So, we've done the work for you and curated these simple dessert recipes. 

    Chocolate Covered Oreos

    What's not to love about the classic Oreo cookie? It's chocolaty, crunchy and perfect dunked in cold milk (if you're into following the classic instruction of how to eat these addictive biscuits). But if you want to impress your friends and also add an extra treat, try this simple recipe for Chocolate Covered Oreos. 

    Grade: Super Easy

    Time: 10 Minutes

    Hint: If you can't get Oreos, Dark Temptation or Pure Magic works just as well!

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Nutella–Brown Butter Crispies

    It's hard to describe how happy Nutella can make us. Sometimes that jar and a spoon is all you need for an instant pick-me-up (don't pretend you haven't done it). But if you're feeling classy, then go ahead and make these crisps. 

    Grade: Super Easy

    Time: 10 Minutes

    Hint: The recipe calls for rice cereal, but if you've got classic puffed rice at home (mumra) that would work too!

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

    5 simple ingredients and 30 minutes later you've got these awesome moreish cookies! It just takes 20 mins of prep and 10 minutes of baking to have these golden delish cookies to munch on.

    Grade: Easy

    Time: 30 Minutes

    Hint: This easy recipe calls for Hershey's Kisses, but we think you can swap it out for chocolate chopped into chunks.

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Also, learn how to make coconut cookies here.

    Mango and Nut Dream

    It's summer and we all know that mangoes are the very definition of a summer treat. Juicy luscious mangoes, rich yoghurt and chopped nuts. 

    Grade: Super Easy

    Time: 5-10 Minutes

    Hint: This recipe calls for Brazil nuts but you can replace that with chopped fresh coconut flesh or chopped almonds. You can also replace Greek yoghurt with hung curd if that is easily available. 

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Learn to make more recipes using mangoes here.

    Microwave Banana Pudding

    Almost all of us have bananas ripening on our kitchen counters. And if you need to use them up fast before they get a little too ripe, this easy recipe may just be what you're looking for. It's no-bake and microwave friendly, so if you haven't got an oven, you can still try it out!

    Grade: Easy

    Time: 20 Minutes

    Hint: You can replace the Muscovado sugar with plain brown sugar or raw sugar

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Spiked Chocolate Fondue

    Craving a chocolate hit and nothing else will do? Then this oh-so-easy chocolate fondue is perfect for you. And if you're planning an indoor date night with bae, we can't think of anything more romantic than sharing a rich chocolate fondue together.

    Grade: Easy

    Time: 10 Minutes Prep/ 2 hours slow cook

    Hint: Put the ingredients over a pot of hot water and stir till combined so it doesn't burn if you don't have a slow cooker

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Cookies-and-Cream Parfaits

    There's something just a little bit nostalgic about cookies and cream as a combo, isn't there? If you're looking for a super simple recipe that's about as low-effort as you can get, then try this one out. It combines crunchy cookies with creamy vanilla custard, dressed up in a pretty glass for a moreish dessert!

    Grade: Super Easy

    Time: 10 Minutes 

    Hint: You can use packaged vanilla custard powder. Just follow the package instructions and you're good to go!

    Recipe: Get it here.

    Cheat's Mango Cheesecake Dessert Cups

    We simply had to include one more mango recipe in this list - summer's up folks - and there's little more satisfying than luscious ripe mangoes, right? This easy recipe is a great substitute for a full mango cheesecake and is easy to whip up!

    Grade: Easy

    Time: 10 Minutes 

    Hint: If you can't get cream cheese, try these substitutes.

    Recipe: Get it here.

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