Tag Archives: dessert

Peach & Jasmine Gâteau

Peach & Jasmine Gâteau A

Whenever I make a gâteau I remember just how easy they are. Yes they do take skill, and much precision, but the skills are quickly mastered – with a steady hand. Flavour choice counts for a lot too as the sponge and cream are oh so delicate balance must be maintained. My favourite thing about this gâteau is the added texture (not to mention flavour) the chopped peach adds to the filling, truly delicious!
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Malted Chocolate Cubes

Malted Chocolate Cubes B

I love this chocolate cake recipe, it’s rich and moist and super-chocolatey! Topped with malted frosting and a Malteser for good measure, they make quick and easy petits fours. I particularly like these chilled, amping up the luxury factor!

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Lemon Meringue Traybake

Lemon Meringue Traybake A

Lemons and meringues were just meant to be together. The sharp plus the sweet equals heaven on a plate. Here I’ve taken those marvellous flavours and thrown them into a traybake which is both easy to make and easy to eat!

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Chocolate & Hazelnut Steamed Puddings

Chocolate & Hazelnut Steamed Puddings A

I cannot lie, this recipe was inspired by an incredibly tasty dessert I had a beautiful [sourdough] pizza restaurant. A rich chocolatey sponge enhanced with ground hazelnuts and topped with chopped hazelnuts. I’ve done this as a steamed version but if you wish to experience something closer the original place the cooked puddings in the fridge overnight and serve chilled. One word: lush!
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Grapefruit Drizzle Cake

Grapefruit Drizzle Cake A

This is an intense drizzle cake. I say intense because it is incredibly moist from both the ground almonds in the sponge but also (and more obviously) the deluge of grapefruit juice that gives it its name. It serves very well as dessert, with a dollop of natural yoghurt to accompany it on a small plate with a dessert fork!
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Apple & Blackberry Crumble

Apple & Blackberry Crumble ANothing says comfort more to me than a bowl of fruit crumble with lashings of warm custard. As the cold weather sets in, snuggling up with a pud like this is sure to warm you up from the inside out!

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