Posts Tagged ‘dessert’

Rocky road (perfect for Christmas)

Rocky road

In part two of the uh-oh-it’s-Christmas-how-the-feck-did-that-happen posts, here’s some Rocky Road.

Marshmallows, coconut, Turkish delight, nuts cherries, chocolate… all these things are easy to find in the supermarket. And it’s a forgiving recipe, just swap out what you can’t eat or don’t want. (more…)

Part 1 – Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

a red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting

This is a three part post with three various types of cupcakes. Meet today’s star – Miss Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Part 1 - red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting
Why so many cupcakes? And believe me there were A LOT of cupcakes (hence the two week absence from blogging).

It’s because I’ve turned the big three-oh. (more…)

Cornflake and sultana cookies

Cornflake and sultana cookies

So, let’s start with the important things, what do you think of my new coffee cups? Nice huh?

I think they highlight the lovely butteriness / cornflake crunchiness / sultana chewiness / general goodness  in the cookies perfectly. (more…)

Tenille’s Terrific Trifle

Tenilles terrific trifle in glass bowl

Tenille’s trifles, with her Italian custard recipe, fresh whipped cream, jelly, peaches, and coffee and masala soaked sponge (plus a awholelottalove), is famous within our group of friends.

Tenilles terrific trifle

Especially her motto (taken straight from her instructions) “I like to eat trifle for breakfast, lunch and dinner so keep a spoon handy.” (more…)

How to make creme caramels

A creme caramel with a bite taken out

Question: How to make creme caramels?

Answer: With nerves of steal and a willingness to be burnt.

But it’s worth it. Because creme caramels can be (well, need to be) made the night before a dinner party. And that’s handy. They’re also yummy and impressive. Win-win! (more…)

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