Category Archives: Desserts

Daring Bakers – Swiss swirl ice cream cake

A quick post from our vacation in the Netherlands to bring you this month’s Daring Bakers challenge. A pretty cake to make indeed this month! Even though I’ve made a similar cake 2 years ago (without ice cream but with … Continue reading

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Daring bakers – Chocolate pavlova

The dessert that nearly wasn’t, late but made! This month’s DB challenge was chocolate pavlova, the recipe used a mascarpone chocolate mousse-y cream and a creamy crème anglaise based sauce. In my opinion the amount of sauce is way, way, … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Cardamom and honey pudding

Ok, so this didn’t turn out the way it was supposed to as you can see. This month’s Daring Bakers challenge was to make a British steamed suet pudding. Using suet was optional, I ended up not using it because … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Blood orange tian

This month’s Daring Bakers challenge was an orange tian. I had never heard of tian before so as far as that was concerned the challenge was new. The components for this dessert – pâte sablée, stabilized whipped cream, orange marmalade … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Tiramisù

When this month’s Daring Bakers challenge was announced I have to admit I wasn’t thrilled. I’m probably the only person in the world that doesn’t like tiramisù. But after reading the recipe I started getting more and more interested in … Continue reading

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Ginger and orange semolina pudding with blood orange sauce

Today is the first day of World Breastfeeding Week and like last year I’m organizing a food blogging event to celebrate. Joining is easy, just make a sweet dish that contains milk (either dairy or non-dairy). Could be as easy … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Flourless chocolate cake with Arabic coffee ice cream

I did a trial version of this month’s Daring Bakers challenge half way through the month. I made 3/5 of the recipe (as in I used 3 eggs instead of 5). This was plenty to fill two 15 cm (6 … Continue reading

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