This is a really unassuming cake, looks like nothing but tastes amazing.
It’s not often my boys ask me to make something in particular but the other half will beg for this cake. I see some bribery tactics up my sleeve….… Read more…
Super quick, make it faster than you can say Jack Robinson, no mixer required chocolate traybake. Tastes blooming lovely which is a shame – I promise it will be gone in next to no time too!
I suppose this is a strange one for me to be posting, I’ll hold my hands up, it’s not my recipe, it’s an old American classic that I converted many moons ago. … Read more…
On the seventh day of Christmas The Pink Whisk sent to me…..Pastry Spoons.
These make perfect canapes for your dinner parties or posh do’s – well I think they are, if I was a posh girl hosting a score of parties then this is what I’d go for. … Read more…
On the fourth day of Christmas The Pink Whisk sent to me…..Parmesan and Poppy Seed Crackers – perfect for your cheeseboard!
Makes 24 thick crackers.
300g plain flour
2tsp baking powder
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp onion salt
2 tbsps vegetable/sunflower oil
2 tbsps poppy seeds
30g parmesan cheese
Begin by adding the flour, baking powder, sugar and onion salt to the bowl of a food processor. … Read more…
So to kick off The Pink Whisk October Challenge here’s my apple recipe for Toffee Apple Tart.
150g plain flour
65g butter, cold
25g caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
enough water to combine (2 -3 tablespoons)
70g fresh breadcrumbs (about 2 slices of fresh bread, blitzed)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2-3 large apples
(unpeeled my apples weigh about 550g, you will need enough apple that when peeled, cored and diced will cover the top of your tart case. … Read more…
Now I’ve done the Choux pastry how to (here) lets see what we can do with them.
Vanilla Chocolate and Coffee Eclairs
Before I give you the low down on the eclairs I thought I’d share a couple of my other tea party essentials.… Read more…
Choux pastry is a really versatile pastry to have up your sleeve, it gives some people grief so I thought I’d do a quick how to before using it in a recipe.
Traditionally used for profiteroles, choux pastry can also be made into a great variety of lovely things, eclairs and gougere included!… Read more…