Desserts

Recipes for desserts

Cakes, Desserts

Rich Chocolate Cake

I do love chocolate cake and I have made several different versions of the last few years. This particular cake though is, perhaps, my favourite. It has such a rich and satisfying flavour that a very first mouthful will have you coming back for more. That rich flavour comes from the cocoa in the cake […]

Desserts

No Churn Limoncello Ice Cream

When I recently, made some no churn mint and chocolate ice cream I mentioned that I had some ideas for other flavours.  So this recipe, for No Churn Limoncello Ice Cream is one of those flavours. Using limoncello, which is a an Italian lemon flavoured liqueur, is a great way to make the ice cream […]

Cakes, Desserts

Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone

Whoopies Pies originated in the USA during the first quarter of the 20th century, according to what I have read.  I have made them a few time and decided to try them again, but this time varying the filling.  Most recipes I have seen use marshmallow fluff and a lot of icing sugar, as well […]

Desserts

No Churn Ice Cream – Mint & Chocolate

 For something easy, on a hot summer day, I decided to make some no churn ice cream.  I saw the idea in an Ocado magazine and it used fresh mint leaves and some chocolate chopped into pieces.  I thought it sounded very good, so I decided I would try that flavour as my first attempt.  […]

Desserts, Pies & Tarts

Lemon Posset Tart with Hazelnut Crust

When my online grocery shopping was delivered last week there was the Ocado magazine included in it.  That magazine had a number of recipes that are suitable for summertime.  One of them was Lemon Posset Tart, which used hazelnuts in the tart crust.   I have made lemon posset many times, it is a rich, silky […]

Desserts

Bakewell Tart – A Perfect Dessert

A traditional British dessert, hailing from the town of Bakewell, but different to the Bakewell Pudding. When I first started my blog, back in 2014, one of my early posts was for Bakewell Tart. The tart is traditional in the UK and has a few variants. In the stores you can readily by individual ones […]

Desserts

Raspberry Mousse Domes

A delicious raspberry mousse sitting on a crispy biscuit base.  I wanted to make some lovely little raspberry mousse domes, with a biscuit base.  To start that process I created my Crisp & Crunchy Anytime Biscuits, and my previous blog entry shows the recipe for those.  The biscuits will form the base for my mousse […]

Desserts

Apple Tarte Tatin – shortcake pastry

Grated shortcake pastry baked on top of apples for a variant on Tarte Tatin.  Simply delicious. When I first started baking one of the very first things I tried was a recipe from BBC Food  for Tarte Tatin.  I was attracted to it by the fact that it uses a lovely buttery pastry, grated over […]

Desserts

Mascarpone & Strawberry Tart

 Strawberries and mascarpone are a match made in heaven.   Put them with a tender, crunchy pastry and you have a surefire winner. I wanted to make a nice and easy tart that would easy to make and would be great as a dessert, particularly on a warm spring or summer day.  For that I decided […]