Category Archives: Dessert

Tres Leches

          So it’s a cake, soaked in whole milk, condensed milk and evaporated milk – topped with cream. Really?  This sweet, moist wonderfulness of a creation can only make you feel that God exists and bakes. … Continue reading

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Swedish Apple Cake

So here is the thing; you are making dinner for Eurovision fanatics and for each course there must be some link with the competition, but what? Well, this year it was held in Sweden so what better than a dessert of Swedish … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Parfait

We had nine people joining us for Sunday lunch, so three courses is always a challenge. The best way to avoid a kitchen train wreck is to make the pudding far enough in advance that you only need take it from … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Fondant

Despite what people say, this is not the downfall of Masterchef contestants. The problem there is that they don’t know their oven, the way its temperature fluctuates; and so they can’t judge whether the fondant, the dark chocolate centre, is oozing as it should. So the … Continue reading

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Marsala Poached Figs with Marscarpone Cream

Admittedly, we are having this with our Christmas lunch because I am not a fan of Christmas Pudding, and because I think that something light and alternative is called for. Of course you can have this at any time,  but … Continue reading

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Marmalade Bread and Butter Pudding

This is a really easy bread and butter pudding recipe. There is no long drawn out custard making, the mixed eggs and milk are simply poured over the bread, allowed to soak and then baked. It really is that simple. … Continue reading

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Cheesecake

Let’s talk cheesecake. Or to put it another way: let’s just start an argument. Firstly, people argue from where it originates, and then you get into the argument of toppings (cream, raspberries, blueberries, plain with cream on the side) the … Continue reading

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