12 buttery sweet treats to make for anyone who loves butter


Grab a slab a butter and get baking with these butter-laden recipes, perfect for an indulgent weekend treat.


CARROT CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING – (100g BUTTER)

This cream-cheese frosted cake is the type that makes you smile and feel there can be no wrong in the world.


GOLDEN GINGER CRUNCH – (370g BUTTER)

It’s hard to pass up spicy ginger crunch, especially when it packs nearly a full block of butter.


HOKEY POKEY MELTING MOMENTS – (250g BUTTER)

This is as New Zealand as it gets. This classic treat is taken up a notch with crunchy hokey pokey.


LEMON MERINGUE PIE – (225g BUTTER)

This gorgeous sweet pie is packed with lemony (and buttery) goodness enclosed in decadent pastry.


MOROCCAN HONEY AND MINT SYRUP CAKE – (200g BUTTER)

moroccan honey cake

A Moroccan spin on the classic coffee cake. It’s moist and airy with a hint of coconut flavour.


HOMEMADE 100’s & 1000’s BISCUITS – (125g BUTTER)

It’s a perfect treat to bake with the wee ones. Thin buttery biscuits are topped with fun pink icing and sprinkled generously with 100’s and 1000s.


BARBECUED BOURBON PEACH COBBLER – (170g BUTTER)

Use a cast-iron skillet to cook this delicious, peachy dessert directly on the barbecue.


HONEY RICE CRISPS – (115g BUTTER)

Use a mild-flavoured honey, such as blue borage, in this toasted sesame version of the classic treat.


CLASSIC BUTTERY YOYOS – (290g BUTTER)

 

These are guaranteed to melt-in-the-mouth. This classic sweet treat is quick to make and will no doubt be an absolute crowd pleaser.


CHOCOLATE STOUT CAKE – (125g BUTTER)

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EASY LEMON TART – (225g BUTTER)

This lip-puckering tart will use up over half a block of butter (and leftover lemons to boot).

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