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Tag Archives: Almond
Like Bees To A Honey Pot. Bienenstich. German Bee Sting Cake.
Bienenstich means bee sting in German. I was first introduced to this glorious honey almond caramel crusted, crème pâtissière filled confection at a Danish birthday party, many, many years ago. Freshly baked, its soft cake-y brioche like layers sublime, so … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Almond, Baking, Bienenstich, Brunch, Cake, Caramel, Custard, German, honey, Made From Scratch, Yeast 10 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Orange Scented Double Cacao Hazelnut Bliss Bombs.
Normally I would never post a recipe for something sweet on a 5-2 fast day. With a daily intake of only 500 calories, every morsel that passes my lips is carefully calorie counted with a very firm emphasis on wholesome … Continue reading
Posted in Small Bites, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, Almond, bliss bombs, cacao, Dates, Fast Diet, Gluten free, Hazelnuts, Healthy, Made From Scratch, Orange, vegan, Winter Comments Off on Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Orange Scented Double Cacao Hazelnut Bliss Bombs.
Pretty Baking. Sweet Yet Simple. Apple Rose Tartlets.
Pretty little Apple Rose Tartlets have been populating my Instagram feed. Darling bijoux works of art constructed from little more than layers of thinly sliced apple and butter puff. So impossibly gorgeous, my interest could not help but be piqued. … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Almond, Apple, Autumn, Baking, Brunch, Dessert, Made From Scratch, Puff Pastry, Tart 12 Comments
Old Fashioned Baking. Little Almond Butter Cakes.
I do most of my baking in the cooler months, when it’s not too hot to turn on the oven, and cocooned against the elements we’re craving comfort food. Particularly on wet, dreary days when there’s nothing more inviting than … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Almond, Back to Basics, Baking, Butter, Buttercake, Cake, Winter 4 Comments
A Trio Of Italian Biscuits. A New Favourite. Rosa’s Shortbread.
This weekend my daughters are visiting their grandparents interstate.Tucked into their luggage will be a box of hone baked treats. A trio of Italian biscuits. Sweet but tart Sour Cherry Amaretti (my father’s favourite), caramelised nutty nuggets of Brutti Ma … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Baking, Biscuits, Butter, Italian, Shortbread, Vanilla 5 Comments
No Cake Decorating Required. All In One Berry and Almond Cupcakes With A Baked Meringue Topping.
Lately I’ve embarked on a spate of baking. With the cooler weather there seems to be a never ending demand for cake. For school lunch boxes, cake stalls, afternoon teas and bring a plate get togethers. Whatever the request a … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Almond, Baking, Cupcake, Meringue, Raspberry, Vanilla, Winter 10 Comments
Secret Indulgences. Little Lemon And Almond Tea Cakes With Drizzle Icing.
Rummaging through my cupboards this morning searching for muffin tins I came across my mini bundt tray. It’s been quite a while since they’ve seen the light of day, probably not since last winter when I used them to bake Little … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Almond, Autumn, Baking, Bundt, Cake, Lemon, Tea Cakes 9 Comments
A Classic Italian Tea Cake. The River Cafe Almond, Ricotta and Polenta Cake.
I’ve always maintained that the secret behind a great cake is a great recipe. Last week over coffee at an Italian cafe I shared a divine slice of lemon polenta cake for afternoon tea. Luxuriously moist and laden with ricotta, … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Cake, Gluten free, Italian, Lemon, Polenta, Ricotta, Torte 18 Comments
Delving Deep Into My Kitchen Drawer. Chocolate Date and Nut Torte With Sour Cream Ice Cream.
This weekend I delved deep into my kitchen drawer and retrieved a half-forgotten, crumpled page bearing a wonderful recipe for a gorgeous meringue torte. For many years this cake, laden with a luscious mix of dark chocolate, hazelnuts, almonds and … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Frozen, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Baking, Chocolate, Condensed Milk, Dates, Dessert, Gluten free, Hazelnut, Ice cream, Sour Cream, Torte 9 Comments
From The Italian Pasticceria. Almond, Hazelnut and Pine Nut Biscuits. Brutti Ma Buoni. Ugly But Good.
I’ve always loved Brutti Ma Buoni and make a beeline for them every time I visit an Italian pasticceria. Literally translating as Ugly But Good, they’re fabulous with a strong espresso. Even better packaged up by the boxful and taken … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Baking, Biscuits, Chocolate, Gluten free, Hazelnuts, Italian, Meringue, Pine Nuts 16 Comments