Tag: demerara sugar

Pies, Tarts

Blueberry Hand Pies

I decided to make two different sized Blueberry Hand Pies, using ready rolled puff pastry, as opposed to making my own which is what I usually do.   Since the filling was to be some wild blueberry conserve added to frozen blueberries the use of ready rolled puff pastry makes these a very quick and […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Lemon Icebox Cookies

I love the idea of refrigerator, or icebox, cookies.  Making dough and then just baking as many cookies as you need at the time and storing the dough in the fridge or freezer to bake later, as you need them. For mine I decided upon a lemon flavour, and tried something a little different when […]

Bread, Cakes

Sultana Loaf Cake

I do love sultanas, they are nice and juicy and give a great texture and taste to almost any cake.  This loaf cake has sultanas that have been soaked in cold tea for at least 5 hours.  I have also added some mixed spice to give a wonderful additional flavour. I saw the recipe, without […]

Muffins

Perfect Blueberry Muffins

I did a lot of research about blueberry muffins as I wanted to make sure I have a lovely light and tasty version.  Many of the recipes that I saw had a heavy texture and didn’t rise very much, though that was inetntional.  Some rose well and were nice and light, so that is what […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Highlander Shortbread Biscuits

This is my version of a meltingly light shortbread biscuit.  I came up with it after reading a few different recipes for Highlander biscuits, that seemed to use evaporated milk, or some similar liquid.  But I found a few that didn’t include liquid, only softened butter.  So my version is very similar to a shortbread, […]

Desserts, Pies, Tarts

Tarte Au Sucre

It seems that Tarte Au Sucre, or Sugar Pie is different between France and Belgium and North Ameria. In France and Belgium, from the recipes I have read they tend to be a brioche type bread recipe, whereas in North America it appears that a shortcrust pastry is preferred.  For my attempt I found a […]