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!)Read more...
Day 9 and today is a posh desert – Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles!
2 egg whites, large
120g caster sugar
60g plain flour
55g butter, melted and cooledRead more...
Simple ingredients to make a delicious Desert!
3 lemons, zest and juice
500ml double cream
150g caster sugar
Makes 4.Read more...
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...
(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...
On the twelfth and last day of The Pink Whisk Christmas I’m sending you ….. Golden Christmas Meringues!
A great dessert this Christmas, make the meringues in advance, store in an airtight container and then whip them out and fill for a really quick and impressive treat.… 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...