Tagged: egg yolks

Chocolate Meringue Cake with Blueberry Compote

Do you remember the Strawberries and Cream Meringue Cake post from a few weeks ago? Well brace yourself, there’s now a chocolate version! Take some brownie-esque batter and top it with a cocoa meringue, bake it in two sandwich pans then fill it with some...

Strawberries and Cream Meringue Cake

    It’s strawberry season! That only means one thing, summer! Glastonbury weekend {pah, not for me this year *wallows in self-pity*}, Wimbledon is dominating the tv channels {am I the only person who finds tennis a terrific bore?} and the supermarkets are stacked to...

Boston Cream Pie Swiss Roll

I just had to revisit my boston cream pie cupcakes at some point. When there is custard involved things are never too far from my mind. I had a thought, maybe it was a custardy dream, that I could convert it to a swiss roll,...

Blueberry Macarons, how I mastered it!

Blueberry and Lime Macarons

Blueberry and Lime Macarons I took up the reigns again this week to try to master this most bothersome of bakes. Over the past couple of years I have tried, mostly rather unsuccessfully to make French macarons. Every so often I become inspired, bake a...

Banoffee Pie Cupcakes

Here is a delicious bake for the new year! Everyone’s favourite, Banoffee Pie, as a cupcake. Take some toffee banana sponge, cover it with toffee creme patissiere, a slice of fresh banana, sprinkle over some cookie crumbs then top it off with a crown of...

Chocolate and Raspberry Petit Fours

Completely inspired by this weeks episode of  The Great British Bake Off, I just had to have a go a some Petit Fours. Petit Fours {Petit Four translates as little oven} are mouth sized cakes or pastries which are often served at the end of...

Reine de Saba Cupcakes, how deliciously French

 Continuing on the French theme {after the Madeleine baking I did in Paris} these chocolate and almond treats are cupcake versions of Reine De Saba cake from Julia Child’s classic work Mastering The Art of French Cooking, with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle. They are decadently...