Hokey Pokey Ice Cream, Sweets and Chocolates in Stirling
We’ve been looking longingly at the beautiful looking Hokey Pokey store in Stirling for 2 years and finally decided to wander in and we’re so glad we did. Hokey Pokey (originally Oak Tree Truffles) has a range of beautiful house-made truffles, fudges, chocolates, a mind-boggling […]
Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters
Does your toddler like to throw more food on the floor than in their mouths? These healthy and creative snack ideas are so clever they’ll win over even the most difficult of fussy eaters!
This article is written in collaboration with Babysits – Australia’s babysitting community. If you’re looking for babysitters […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August.
With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]
[ July 7, 2020; ]
Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Adelaide
Celebrate the most delicious day of the year in Adelaide – from the city to the hills!
We are spoilt for choice in Adelaide with many high quality chocolatiers, chocolate factories and chocolate shops! July 7 is World Chocolate Day so here is a list of delicious places you can visit […]
[ July 7, 2020; ]
Krispy Kreme Chocolate Block Offer to Celebrate World Chocolate Day
World Chocolate Day is on Tuesday 7 July 2020 and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts have teamed up with Cadbury to celebrate.
You can grab a FREE Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate block with any dozen doughnut purchase on World Chocolate Day.
(Offer available 7 July 2020 only, while stocks last. […]
Shibui Dessert Bar Open – May 2020
Shibui Dessert Bar, located in Grote Street, Adelaide, has reopened following a temporary closure due to coronavirus. Shibui has also released a new Ice Cream Sandwich Range which is available for takeaway.
The new Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich range comes in a range of flavours: Nutella, Peanut butter & jelly, […]
How to make Deep Fried Ice Cream Dessert
Deep Fried Ice Cream is an old Chinese restaurant favourite. However this is not a dish that you will find in China – it’s more a western Asian cuisine dessert. Basically, Deep Fried Ice Cream is a scoop of ice cream, crumbed and deep fried so it’s deliciously […]
[ November 29, 2019 to December 18, 2019. ]
Krispy Kreme Krispymas
Krispy Kreme South Australia are excited to announce that your Krispymas party catering and Krispymas gifts are sorted, with their new next day delivery service for Christmas.
Krispy Kreme South Australia will deliver fresh doughnuts to your home, office, best friend’s house or even your grandma’s nursing home. Simply order online by 5:30pm to […]
Where Can You Find Bubble Waffles in Adelaide?
Some people may know CocoCane at the Adelaide Central Market for their fruit juices and smoothies, including fresh sugar cane juice. We recently discovered that they also make these delicious Bubble Waffles. The traditional egg puffs waffle originated in Hong Kong as a popular dessert street snack from […]
[ April 21, 2019; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Easter Sunday High Tea
Have an afternoon of sweet indulgence on Easter Sunday.
Take your seat in the Utopia @ Waterfall Gully heritage tearoom for a decadent, Easter-inspired high tea bursting with handmade, savoury and sweet treats – including mini hot cross buns and their famous fluffy scones. As an extra treat, the Easter Bunny himself will be […]
Redskin Candy Soft Serve & Fairy Floss Dessert – A Must For Dessert Lovers at Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019
Redskin Candy Soft Serve, Fairy Floss & Toasted Marshmallow – Dessert Heaven at Gluttony, Adelaide Fringe
If you love a sweet treat, then this will be right up your alley, especially if you’re a fan of soft serve ice cream. Shibui Dessert have a pop up stall at Gluttony this year with these yummy sweets.
The Redskin […]
Enjoy High Tea Celebrations at Utopia @ Waterfall Gully and Glanville Hall
Nothing says ‘spoil me’ more than an elegant, indulgent high tea. Family-owned, heritage venues Utopia @ Waterfall Gully and Glanville Hall offer high tea celebrations combining vintage elegance with handmade treats and seamless service – in two of the most beautiful old tearooms Adelaide […]
[ February 17, 2019; 1:00 pm; ]
High Tea with the Easter Bunny
Families can experience High Tea in Glanville Hall, a fairytale castle, for an afternoon of food, fun and some extra special furry friends.
Explore Glanville Hall’s gorgeous gardens and snuggle some real bunnies before taking your seat in their enchanted castle for a decadent two-hour high tea event bursting with handmade, […]
[ September 19, 2018; 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Wednesday 19 September 2018 is Talk Like a Pirate Day!
On Wednesday 19 September, visit a Krispy Kreme store* and either talk or dress like a pirate to collect ye bounty of FREE delicious doughnuts, arrrrgh!
Talk like a pirate and receive one Original Glazed doughnut. First 1,000 pirates wearing three items of pirate clothing will each […]
Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]
Fancy seeing your kids, or your own face, on your coffee or hot chocolate? You can now get a selfie coffee here in Adelaide.
Coffee art has just gone to the next level. When a friend told us about this we had to go check it out for ourselves. Sure enough, you CAN get your photo […]
Party Food | Kids Birthday Party Grazing Platter
If you’re on Instagram you may have seen all the gorgeous photos of grazing tables or platters. They’re basically platters or whole tables piled with all sorts of yummy food that you can graze on.
Unlike a structured party food table where you have lots of different bowls or […]
For Miss 13’s Birthday cake, I needed something simple and fast to make, consisting of things she likes to eat, with lots of pretty. The Flower Brownie Cake perfectly complemented her flower crown party.
Earlier in the year I came across this gorgeous ‘giant cookie’ birthday cake (pictured below) on Instagram, by Adi Klinghofer. They are […]
Zainberi Wholesome, Delicious Treats
Many of us are looking for treats which are first of all delicious, but also nutritious. Zainberi treats are created with this in mind.
The creators of Zainberi desserts developed these treats in response to their own sugar-loving child, to create food that replaces “traditional dessert ingredients such as flour, butter and sugar […]
[ March 30, 2018 to April 2, 2018. ]
Melba’s Easter Weekend of family fun in Woodside
Melba’s have planned a jam-packed, fun-filled four days for families, with activities for all ages. Their factory will be bursting with yummy treats and their cafe offering warm and cold drinks and sweet snacks, making Melba’s a one-stop shop for Easter fun.
Melba’s Chocolates & Confectionery is open all […]
[ September 19, 2017; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. ]
Talk Like a Pirate Day at Krispy Kreme!
Tuesday 19 of September 2017 is Talk Like a Pirate Day and Krispy Kreme is offering free doughnuts!
Go into Krispy Kreme on this date and either talk or dress like a pirate to collect ye bounty of FREE delicious doughnuts, arrrrgh!
If you talk like a pirate you’ll […]
ISHE & Co. share their fabulous party recipe for Stamped Fondant Biscuits and instructions for a Balloon Garland backdrop
You don’t need to spend a lot of money on parties… get crafty and make it yourself. From the invitations and the decorations to the party food and favours, ISHE & Co. have just about attempted it […]
This Chocolate House is a great alternative to a traditional cake – there’s no baking involved, it’s fairly quick to make (about 1.5 hours), and you can be pretty sure all the kids will love it. Just make sure you have plenty of people to share this one – there’s a LOT of chocolate involved. […]
Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]
I’ve been making this chocolate treat for at least 15 years. A friend of a friend made and brought it along to a bbq and she kindly told me the recipe. I couldn’t believe how easy it was. It’s just four ingredients and a few minutes to make.
What You Need
1 Packet 375gm Dark Chocolate Melts […]
This is a super simple recipe the kids can help with that takes about 10 minutes to prepare and just a little longer to cook. It’s a sweet treat for play dates, after school or to enjoy with a hot cuppa.
You Will Need:
3 Weetbix biscuits
1 cup (85g) desiccated coconut
1/2 cup (120g) raw caster sugar
1 cup (150g) […]
I have always loved Pavlova but thought it was too hard to make. About 17 years ago (Ok, that makes me sound ancient) I went to a bbq and the lovely host served up a beautiful Pavlova and convinced me that it really wasn’t very hard to make. So I took her recipe and gathered […]
How super cute are these ‘Stiletto’ cupcakes? This Birthday Cake idea was sent in by one of our Play & Go readers Jan for her daughter’s 7th Birthday.
These were based on a recipe found on US Today Show here (scroll down) or you can watch the video above for instructions.
They used flat rectangular Malt biscuits […]
I’ve had this recipe for Chewy Chocolate Cookies for years – I think I cut it out from a box of cocoa originally. My kids love these cookies and are always asking to make them. They are great as a treat for afternoon tea; to take to a friend’s or packaged up to give as […]
My daughter’s 7th Birthday was a blue bird theme. Her birthday is just before Easter so we were lucky to find some gorgeous little birds from the Bed Bath n Table Easter decoration range to hang on some twigs from the garden. A birdy tea towel was used to decorate the front of the table.
Rocky Road is a favourite treat in our house, but the kiddy version – not the ‘real’ variety! It’s a sweet treat that makes a great little thank you gift, perfect for parties, picnics and as an after dinner sweet. Using only 3 ingredients, this is a quick, easy recipe that the kids can help with […]
Being HUGE fans of Menz FruChocs it was only a matter of time before we started to make our way through the delicious assortment of FruChoc recipes. This one has become a family favourite for both adults and kids in our house with constant requests to make more! It is truly addictive…especially with the delicious […]
Haigh’s Chocolate Honeycomb Muffins – Recipe
On May 1st 1915, Alfred E Haigh opened the doors of the very first Haigh’s Chocolates store at number 34 King William Street, Adelaide. Today Haigh’s are very proud to be the oldest family-owned chocolate manufacturing retailer in Australia. The company is run by fourth generation Haighs, Alister and Simon, who started in […]
Mars Bar Slice is an old favourite which is always a winner at parties or anytime you need a sweet treat.
Crispy Rice Bubbles in a rich and chewy, chocolate-caramel mixture with chocolate icing on top – sounds moreish doesn’t it?
What You Need
Ingredients for Mars Bar Layer
♥ 1 Bag of fun size Mars Bars (216g) or […]
Rainbow Jelly Squares are little bundles of colour and joy (oh, and sugar)! So as you can imagine, they are a hit at parties. You can pop them in your mouth or peel each layer at a time.
Yes, there are 11 layers (!!) but it’s not as hard as you think to make. Also you […]
We recently celebrated my little love’s 4th Birthday with a party at Four Oaks Farm. Here is the Pony smash cake consisting of a hollow chocolate dome with treats hidden inside, snack size Flakes glued with chocolate all around the cake (as if it needed more chocolate)!! And of course a fondant Pony sitting on […]
Served warm or cold, these delicious homemade scones are perfect for a morning snack or afternoon tea, as an after school treat, to take to the park in a picnic basket or as part of a party menu.
I’ve served these delights many times and there’s never any left over! Loved equally by both adults and children, […]
Ice Cream Birthday Cake
Ice cream is probably my children’s favourite food. So it’s not surprising that we had an ice cream themed 5th Birthday party one year.
This ice cream birthday cake was probably one of the easiest cakes I have made. I saw the idea in a blog post by Hip Hooray and bought the […]
Have you tried this range of lollies by Menz? There are snakes as shown here, as well as frogs, milk bottles and mixed lollies, with all natural flavours and colours.
They are made right here in South Australia at the Robern Menz factory in Glynde for our local Foodland supermarkets, another great SA business. Not only […]
I am a huge fan of cupcakes at birthday parties. Especially mini ones. After finding so many cupcakes with only the tops eaten (well it is the best bit) I realised that mini ones are the best size for children’s parties. One batch of cake mix will make so many mini cupcakes (I usually get […]