300g caster sugar
approx 75ml double cream
Start off with the raspberries – Fresh ones I’ve found will give you more puree and the reddest colour caramel but frozen ones aren’t bad either if that’s all you have.… Read more…
To celebrate baking with Lurpak I’m doing a spot of Brownie Baking
Black Forest Berry Brownies – care to join me??
These are my Nanna’s favourite and I often make her some up and trip round with them – she slices it up and then bobs it in the freezer. … Read more…
Zingy fruity cupcakes packing a taste of sunshine and perfect for adorning with your own Pineapple Flowers.
200g butter, softened
100g soft brown sugar
75g caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g self raising flour
140g fresh chopped pineapple
80g raspberries, frozen
1 x batch of Cream Cheese frosting recipe here
12 x Pineapple Flowers to decorate – instructions here
Preheat oven to 160c (fan)/180c/Gas Mark 4.… Read more…
Buttery, Puffety Pastry mini fruit pies (yes I know that’s not a real word….)
Eat them warm, eat them cold, pour with cream, with custard, just don’t eat them all yourself!
1 x Block of Puff Pastry (recipe here)
450g Black Forest Berries, frozen
100g caster sugar
A little milk and caster sugar for glazing.… Read more…
Biscuit, marshmallow and meringue – all in one go! These sweet treat kebabs are perfect wedding treats with brilliant wow factor – ideal for dipping in a chocolate fountain. This idea came from a Martha Stewart project and of course has the Pink Whisk twist with Raspberry Sherbet Marshmallows. … Read more…
Marshmallows with a twist – Raspberry Sherbet!
Ingredients:450g caster sugar1 tbsp glucose200ml water
2 large egg whites
150ml raspberry puree (from approx 225g raspberries)
2 x sachet Dr Oetker gelatine powder½ tsp citric acid
To coat:50g icing sugar50g cornflour½ tsp citric acid
Citric acid seems like a strange ingredient but it’s what gives the marshmallows their sherbety kick! … Read more…
Little White Chocolate and Raspberry Cakes – another perfect little wedding treat – bag them up and tie with ribbon or place them in teeny tiny presentation boxes as cute little favours a little bit different!
These are baked in a silicone flower mould by Pampered Chef Silicone Flower Mould -
As promised here’s an ultimately delicious Macaroon – Raspberry and White Chocolate.
You will need:
1 batch of Macaroons coloured a deep raspberry pink (recipe here)
White Chocolate Buttercream
75g butter, softened
150g icing sugar
50g good quality white chocolate
1 tbsp double cream
300g raspberries (fresh or frozen)
100g caster sugar
2 tbsp water
Make up the white chocolate buttercream. … Read more…