Try this delicious reciep below using native bush ingredients!



  • 40g quandong halves
  • 200g butter, softened
  • 125g light brown sugar
  • 100g white sugar
  • 200g roughly chopped local macadamia nuts
  • 2 eggs
  • 420g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 100g white chocolate

Light syrup

  • 50 ml Water
  • 50g Castor sugar


  1. Soak the quandong, remove and cook in a little syrup.
  2. Cream butter, brown sugar, and white sugar together in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla and almond extracts.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in another bowl. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Fold in macadamia nuts and white chocolate.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 175°C
  5. Roll the dough into portions place onto grease proof paper
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, for about 10 minutes.
  7. Remove and place on a wire rack to cool.
  8. Serve with Aunty Dale’s jam, a sprinkle of icing sugar, and macadamia nuts.
  9. Enjoy!