Chocolate tart for your sweetheart

Happy Valentine’s Day my friends! This here is a special little something from me to you.  Whether you’re planning on spending a romantic evening with your special someone, or a whole bunch of special someones, this Chocolate tart is a sure fire way to set the scene this Valentine’s Day.  It certainly ticks all the […]

Buttermilk-glazed mini fig and pecan cakes

Today is the 20th of the month.  Not only does this mean it’s only five days left until Christmas, but it also marks the start of my week long holiday down the coast with my family.  A week relaxing by the beach and spending time with those I hold dear to my heart…  Perfection! Speaking […]

Lemon meringue tartlets

Happy Friday people!  So I have a wonderful little treat for you all to finish the week with… these gorgeous, bite sized Lemon meringue tartlets. The tangy goodness of the lemon curd encased in gorgeous, buttery shortcrust pasty and topped with sweet Italian meringue is what makes this such a classic combination, not to mention […]

White chocolate and raspberry swirl tartlets

What is it about raspberries and white chocolate that makes it such a perfect pairing choice? For me, that sweet tartness of raspberries combined with rich, creamy white chocolate makes it pretty irresistible (in small doses).  And so it was inevitable that when I came across the recipe for these gorgeous White chocolate and raspberry […]

Sweet pastry

I’ve been having fun baking batches of an assortment of sweet tarts these last couple of weeks.  It all started with a batch of mini lemon meringue tarts and it’s sort of mushroomed since then. My first batch was a little underwhelming.  You see, I was a little short on time so thought I’d cheat […]

Chocolate cloud cake

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Don’t you agree? I first came across a picture of a Chocolate cloud cake years ago and fell instantly in love with its heavenly looks. Its whimsical name also charmed me. I’d never heard of a Chocolate cloud cake before and I immediately dreamed of a divinely […]

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