New Year Honey Cupcakes

The Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah marks the New Year and is celebrated with many symbolic foods including honey to to signify the welcoming of a sweet New Year for all. These cupcakes were made in honour of this special time of the year yet are easy to make and will be a wonderful additionContinue reading “New Year Honey Cupcakes”

Orange Honey Baked Custard

Orange Honey Baked Custard is a wonderful easy make ahead dessert for any occasion but especially for the Jewish Festival of Rosh Hashanah to symbolise looking forward to a sweet New Year. Serve simply with fresh fruits, apple compote or as an addition to your other desserts at your celebrations. I must admit The HusbandContinue reading “Orange Honey Baked Custard”

Double Chocolate Strawberry Dip Cupcakes

These majestic Double Chocolate Strawberry Dipped Cupcakes were made as a special treat for my niece who adores everything chocolate with a serving of strawberries. I am happy to report she loved them and if you like this combo you will too! As always no degree of difficulty in my recipes but a little attentionContinue reading “Double Chocolate Strawberry Dip Cupcakes”

Passion Fruit Cream Sandwich Cake

My Passion Fruit Sandwich Cake is the perfect Sunday teatime treat or indulgent alternative dessert. Generously filled with passion fruit curd and mascarpone whipped cream and topped with more of the same I call it my Porn Star Martini Cake when served with a glass of fizz! Using the simplest all in one method andContinue reading “Passion Fruit Cream Sandwich Cake”

Raspberry Ripple Brioche Custard Pudding

My Raspberry Ripple Brioche Custard Pudding is my take on a Bread and Butter Pudding made this time with leftover Brioche burger buns and raspberry compote leftover from a batch I made earlier. “Waste not want not” has made a truly fabulous dessert that is rich and creamy with a sharp sweet edge that isContinue reading “Raspberry Ripple Brioche Custard Pudding”

Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake

Everyone loves a Chocolate Fudge Cake and there are countless recipes claiming to be the best. I’m not going to do that here but I can say this is one of the easiest. I’m a great believer in taking the simplest route to delicious and very often we don’t have hours to create the ultimateContinue reading “Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake”

Chocolate Profiteroles

My Chocolate Profiteroles to celebrate World Chocolate Day and honour our favourite sweet treat in all its forms. When my parents were first able to take us out for dinner at a restaurant this would have been a special occasion and more often than not my choice for dessert would be profiteroles or cheesecake. IContinue reading “Chocolate Profiteroles”

Pineapple & Cherry Upside Down Traybake

As I understand it the history of this upside down cake belongs in America and first emerged in the 1920’s baked in a skillet with a caramelised fruit bottom. Various recipes were subsequently published and to be honest not much has changed apart from the fact that now we tend to bake this delicious cakeContinue reading “Pineapple & Cherry Upside Down Traybake”

Chocolate Tahini Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Finding myself with a large store of chocolate tahini I thought I would add it to my Burnt Basque Cheesecake for the Jewish festival of Shavuot and the result was delicious with a hint of two of my favourite flavours! This wonderful cheesecake recipe is one of the simplest I have made and the onlyContinue reading “Chocolate Tahini Burnt Basque Cheesecake”

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