Appy Hour: Ballarat's Best Dessert

"This is my 3-year-old son who loves baking! Especially when it comes to our three-egg pavlova, which he makes for his poppy. He gets so excited every time. Submitted by Adele Griffin
"This is my 3-year-old son who loves baking! Especially when it comes to our three-egg pavlova, which he makes for his poppy. He gets so excited every time. Submitted by Adele Griffin
My Christmas Day dessert with Mummy at Lake House, Daylesford. It was very very yummy and I had a great day! Submitted by Annika Britt.

My Christmas Day dessert with Mummy at Lake House, Daylesford. It was very very yummy and I had a great day! Submitted by Annika Britt.

Submitted by Christine Slingo.

Submitted by Christine Slingo.

Submitted by Helen Stephens.

Submitted by Helen Stephens.

My wife made this beautifully decorated chocolate mud cake as the centrepiece and dessert for our family Christmas dinner last year. It was so amazing; none of us wanted to cut into it. When we eventually did, it tasted just as good as it looked! Submitted by Josh Smolenaers.

My wife made this beautifully decorated chocolate mud cake as the centrepiece and dessert for our family Christmas dinner last year. It was so amazing; none of us wanted to cut into it. When we eventually did, it tasted just as good as it looked! Submitted by Josh Smolenaers.

Mango Bomb from Lake House, Daylesford on Christmas Day. Simply divine! Submitted by Leisa van Hamond.

Mango Bomb from Lake House, Daylesford on Christmas Day. Simply divine! Submitted by Leisa van Hamond.

Submitted by Susanne Barnett.

Submitted by Susanne Barnett.

This is a beautiful refreshing dessert at Phoenix Brewery Restaurant. It consists of lychee cheesecake ice cream, rhubarb purée, biscuit crumbs, rhubarb crisps and lemon balm shoots. Submitted by Travis Ray.

This is a beautiful refreshing dessert at Phoenix Brewery Restaurant. It consists of lychee cheesecake ice cream, rhubarb purée, biscuit crumbs, rhubarb crisps and lemon balm shoots. Submitted by Travis Ray.

My family's favourite dessert is my creative infused cupcakes. They come in all shapes, sizes and flavours and match the special event our family is celebrating. They are my signature dish and are a huge hit among the neighbours. Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.

My family's favourite dessert is my creative infused cupcakes. They come in all shapes, sizes and flavours and match the special event our family is celebrating. They are my signature dish and are a huge hit among the neighbours. Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.

My most recent cupcake creation was raspberry and white chocolate heart cupcakes to end a romantic dinner I cooked for my husband this years Valentine's Day.  Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.

My most recent cupcake creation was raspberry and white chocolate heart cupcakes to end a romantic dinner I cooked for my husband this years Valentine's Day. Submitted by Yvonne Jeganathan.