Tag: condensed milk

Biscuits, Cookies

Millionaire’s Shortbread

This recipe is strictly for those with a sweet tooth, or two.  Any shortbread is nice but add a thick layer of caramel and then another, of chocolate, and you have a rich, sweet variant.  It is the sort of thing that you don’t want a large portion of, or you will feel decidedly sick […]

Cakes

Chocolate Fudge Cake

Today I have a lovely recipe, from BBC Good Food, for a Chocolate Fudge Cake.  This is a single layer cake, but could quite easily be turned into two layers by doubling the recipe to create two cakes and then maybe filling with a chocolate buttercream, using some of the frosting from the recipe.   […]

Desserts

Key Lime Pie

It is a gloriouis spring day, with the temperature soaring to a balmy 20C(68F), and with the sun shining.  So what better to make than a Key Lime Pie, ready for more sunshine and warm weather over the weekend.   Of course, in the UK we are unlikely to be able to source Key Limes, […]

Cakes

Decadent Chocolate Cake

A nice rich chocolate cake is sometimes a treat that is well worth the effort.  For mine I made two reasonably thin chocolate cakes and layered them with some cherry jam and a lovely, rich, chocolate cream.  Then I finished it all off with a silky chocolate ganache. So this is definitely a cake for […]

Muffins

Coconut & Chocolate Chip Muffins

I had an idea for some muffins, based on my home made bounty bars from a few months ago. So I needed chocolate, coconut and condensed milk.  Then it was a question of how much of each and how to combine them into a muffin mix. I think I came up with quite a good […]

Cakes

Tres Leches Cake

This cake, Tres Leches, is one that I had never heard of before.  From Mexico it is a sponge cake, infused with three milks, condensed, evaporated and full milk.  It sounded interesting, but I wondered whether it might be too sweet for the English palate.  But hey! You will never know until you try it, […]