Delicious dinners and desserts with just a pie maker

Running out of ideas for tasty dinners? Try a hearty pulled pork pie that's ready in only fourteen minutes. Once you're ready for dessert, whip the pie maker out again and have a go at baking your own lamingtons. Or maybe a Naked Celebration Cake, topped with raspberry jam? Yum! The Sunbeam Pie Magic is about to become your new best friend!

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Naked celebration cake recipe

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 1 packet of vanilla cake mix with icing
  • 4 Tbs raspberry jam
  • 200ml soda water
  • Decorate with fresh flowers
  1. In a mixing bowl, add the vanilla cake mix with the soda water and whisk until smooth.
  2. Turn the Sunbeam Pie Magic® on. Divide the mixture into each pie dish. Close lid and cook for 10- 12 mins.
  3. Using a cake skewer to check if the cake is cooked through. Place on a cooling rack and wait for cakes to cool.
  4. Following the cake mix packet and make the icing.
  5. Trim the rounded tops from the cakes using a serrated knife
  6. Turn the cake upside down and place on a board, top with a tablespoon of jam, place another upside-down cake on top and repeat with jam, repeat this process with all cakes leaving the top bare.
  7. Ice cake with white icing on all sides and using a large palette knife, smooth all sides, exposing some of the cake.
  8. Place in the fridge to set for about 30 mins.
  9. Decorate with fresh flowers and celebrate.

Pulled pork pie recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 14 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 2 cups pulled pork, warm
  • 4 Tbs pickled jalapenos, optional
  • 1/2 cup kale coleslaw1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 4 puff pastry sheets
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • Optional: 4 Tbs pickled jalapenos
  1. Turn Sunbeam Pie Magic® on and preheat.
  2. In a large bowl mix left over pulled pork, jalapenos, kale coleslaw and cheese.
  3. Using the pastry cutter provided, cut out 4 bases and 4 tops.
  4. Overlap the base flaps making a pastry shell.
  5. Place the pastry shells in each pie dish, top each pie with the pulled pork mixture and add pastry lid on top, brush with whisked egg.
  6. Close lid and cook for 14 mins, or until pastry is golden brown.

Lamington recipe

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 1 Packet of vanilla cake mix
  • 6 Tbs raspberry jam
  • 2 cups icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 20g butter
  • 1 1/4 cup fine desiccated coconut
  1. Follow the packet instructions and make cake batter.
  2. Open lid of the Sunbeam Pie Magic®, and pour 3/4 cup of batter evenly into each pie dish. 
  3. Close lid and cook for 10-12 mins.
  4. Using a cake skewer to check if the cake is cooked through. Place on a cooling rack and wait for cakes to cool.
  5. Using a serrated knife, cut cakes in half and spread with jam. Sandwich together.
  6. To make the icing, place the icing sugar, cocoa, boiling water, and butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Pour into a heatproof bowl and set aside to cool.
  7. Place the coconut onto a plate. Using 2 forks, dip 1 cake into chocolate icing. Shake off excess and toss in coconut. Place on a wire rack over a baking tray. Repeat with remaining cakes. Stand until set.