Pudding

Day 10 – Chocolate Meringue Roulade

DSC04007Last years Toffee Pecan Roulade went down an absolute storm so I thought this year I’d share a chocolate version.  

Read more...
Posted in Chocolate, Christmas, Meringue, Pudding, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 24 Comments

Princess Tortelettes & Choc Orange Pandoro

Another pair of delectable #GBBO inspired recipes with a #StorkTwist for you today from me to you.   It’s been a sweet week in our house but the boys aren’t complaining!  Here are the recipes if you fancy giving them a go.

Read more...
Posted in Cake, Chocolate, Pudding, Raspberry, Rose, The Great British Bake Off, Treats | Leave a comment

Pastry Wrapped Pears & Earl Grey Custard Tart

Halfway through a hectic week getting my boys back to school, Bake Off last night was a very welcome chance for a sit down, feet up and enjoy the baking!

The programme is hugely inspiring everyone to get in the kitchen and bake so if you fancy a custard tart with a twist or fancy a shot at tangling pastry and pears then these recipes with a #StorkTwist might just help you out!

Read more...
Posted in Afternoon Tea, Blackberry, Custard, Pastry, Pudding, The Great British Bake Off, Treats | Leave a comment

Choc Mint Saucy Pud & Limoncello Layer Cake

 

 

Two more #GBBO inspired recipes with a #StorkTwist to share with you today

If you’re after a saucy pud then these Dark and White Choc Mint Puds might just hit the spot

And a fabulous Limoncello Mascarpone Layer Cake to impress your guests – just remember you get the biggest slice!

Read more...
Posted in Cake, Chocolate, Lemon, Pudding, The Great British Bake Off, Treats | Leave a comment

Flaky Pastry Toffee Apple Pie

Halloween13 058

 A winter warmer if ever there was one!  Toffee Apple taste without the risk of losing a tooth ;)  Flaky pastry has to be top of my list just at the moment buttery flaky and quick and easy to do too – try it I’m sure you’ll be converted just like me Xx

Ingredients:

1 x qty Flaky Pastry – recipe here

475g apples

150g butter

75g light muscovado sugar

1 egg for egg wash

caster sugar for sprinkling

Makes 1 x 8″ pie

Print Friendly
Read more...
Posted in Apple, Egg-free, Pastry, Pudding, Treats | 9 Comments

Valentines Parfait


jan projects 325

 You know what everyone loves?  Parfait!  Seeing as hidden hearts are all over the place at the moment I thought I’d hide them in this lovely dessert too.

(And yes, I know its not baking but it is larking around in the kitchen so that’s good enough for me!)

Print Friendly
Read more...
Posted in Pudding, Raspberry, Treats, Vanilla | 9 Comments

Day 9 – Christmas Tuiles

Day 9 and today is a posh desert – Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles!

Ingredients:

2 egg whites, large

120g caster sugar

60g plain flour

55g butter, melted and cooled

Print Friendly
Read more...
Posted in Biscuit, Biscuits, Christmas, Pudding, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 404 Comments

Lemon Posset

Simple ingredients to make a delicious Desert!

Ingredients:

3 lemons, zest and juice

500ml double cream

150g caster sugar

Makes 4.

Print Friendly
Read more...
Posted in Christmas, Lemon, Pudding, Treats, Twelve Days of Christmas | 132 Comments

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Okay it’s not a pie, it’s a tart…. but I think sweet potato pie sounds better!

A thoroughly different use for Sweet Potato and a tough one to describe, think of the filling as a cross between cheesecake and a custard tart.  

Read more...
Posted in Pastry, Pie, Pudding, Save The Children, Treats | 19 Comments

Valentines Chocolate Hearts

(and a flaming strawberry!)

A Valentines treat that’s definitely got some wow factor!

  There’s only one thing Mr C. loves more than cake and that’s ice cream so I’ve rustled up these Chocolate Valentines hearts especially.  The cake and icecream is simple to do, the flaming strawberry bit is a bit faffy so think about having a practice ‘flaming strawberry’ run in advance.  

Read more...
Posted in Cake, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Pudding, Treats | 14 Comments