Tag: icing sugar

Biscuits, Cookies, Cakes

Caramel Slice – Squares

I was recently reading through an old recipe book that I brought back from Canada last year, 150 Delicious Squares.  This book is by Jean Paré and dates back to the early 1980s.  I read through the book and quite liked the look of several recipes.  I also noted that almost half the recipes included […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Viennese Cookies – Sablés Viennois

Viennese Cookies, or Sablés viennois, are a lovely buttery cookie/biscuit similar to spritz cookies.  But they are piped into shapes, rather than pressed. The recipe is very simple and I have tried it a couple of times, in different guises, to see whether it affected how well the shapes were retained.  In both cases the […]


Coconut & Pineapple Cake

Having made an orange and almond cake I had the idea for a similar one, but with coconut and pineapple instead.  This would be a moist cake with that lovely coconut flavour with a good helping of crushed and pureed pineapple added in. Now I wondered whether I could just use the same volume of […]