Tag: coconut


Coconut Muffins

I seem to be enjoying muffins quite a bit lately, and have come up with a recipe of my own that I wanted to try.  That is coconut muffins, topped with icing and some more coconut.  Most muffins don’t really have toppings, except maybe some crumbs to add some crunch, but I think these little […]

Cakes, Pastries

London Cheesecake

Now this is a treat from my childhood.  In those days they were known just as cheesecakes.  But I suppose with the advent of that glutinous, cloying cheesy type tart that is so popular these days my childhood favourite has had to change its’ name. A London Cheesecake is a puff pastry with a jam […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Chocolate Lime Macaroons

Yesterday I started the Christmas cake making process.  But it will be another two weeks before it is ready. The cake is made and has been fed with brandy.  Now it is resting in and airtight container.  I will post about the cake when it has been finished with marzipan and icing.  In the meantime […]

Cakes, Pies, Tarts

Coconut and Lemon Bakewell Tart

I found a recipe for something calling itself Coconut and Lemon Bakewell Tart. The recipe I found was on John Whaite’s website .  Now this is not what anyone would consider to be a Bakewell Tart, but it does have some similarities, in that it has a pastry base, a type of frangipane filling and a […]