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Tag Archives: Caramel
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
Improvising With Mini Bundt Tins. Salted Burnt Butter Caramel Glazed Doughnuts.
I’ve always had a soft spot for doughnuts. Of every variety. Cinnamon sugar dusted, glazed or jam filled. Hot from the oven or fryer. Indeed some of my most poignant childhood memories are of holidays spent my grandparents, the highlight … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Baking, Bundt, Burnt Butter, Caramel, Doughnuts, Winter 6 Comments
The Pleasures Of The Feast. Three Layer Salted Caramel Slice With Popcorn Brittle
Oh my. Sometimes I throw caution to the wind and totally abandon any semblance of clean eating. To shamelessly indulge in the pleasures of the feast. Sometimes I just can’t say no, particularly so when staring down something like this. … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, What I Love to Cook Tagged Afternoon Tea, Australia, Baking, Brittle, Caramel, Popcorn, Slice 11 Comments
Easter Long Weekend Brunch. Caramelised Apple Dutch Baby Pancakes.
This week has been a frantic whirlwind of activity. With Easter coinciding with the end of school term holidays, I’m looking forward to having all my family under one roof and getting away for a long weekend break. There will … Continue reading
It’s All In The Technique. Sweet and Simple Peanut Brittle.
Toffee making and I have had a long and chequered history. I have the scars to prove it. Over the years I have experimented with all sorts of permutations in my quest to achieve toffee nirvana. Recently I discovered … Continue reading
Posted in Confectionery, Sweet Treats Tagged Brittle, Caramel, Gluten free, Nut Brittle, Peanuts, Recipe, Sugar, Toffee 9 Comments
A Labour Of Love. Four Layer Chocolate And Caramel Ombré Piñata Birthday Cake.
Birthdays are always celebrated in our house with a home-made cake of the lucky birthday boy or girl’s choosing. Last weekend we celebrated our daughters’ fifteenth birthday. This time last year I made elegant Mini Strawberry Cloud Cakes With Chocolate … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Chocolate, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Birthday, Caramel, Chocolate, Dulche De Leche, Food, Ganache, Layer Cake, Ombré, Piñata, Vanilla 5 Comments
Easy Slow Cooker Dulche De Leche. Thick And Luscious Condensed Milk Caramel Sauce.
This weekend my girls turn fifteen and I’ve promised them a four layer chocolate caramel ombré piñata cake. Sandwiched with dulche de leche. Smothered in chocolate ganache. Filled with mini m&m’s and jelly tots. A teenage balayage inspired sugar high. … Continue reading
Posted in Confectionery, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Caramel, Condensed Milk, Crock Pot, Dulche De Leche, Food, Gluten free, Latin American, Slow Cooker 15 Comments
Old-Fashioned Baking. Inspired By A Taste of Wintergreen. Apple, Caramel and Cinnamon Scrolls.
I’ve eaten many cinnamon scrolls in my time but have never attempted to bake them myself. Until yesterday. Inspired by Lindy from A Taste of Wintergreen’s wonderful post Love On A Platter. They say a picture paints a thousand words, … Continue reading
Highly Addictive. Incredibly Easy To Prepare. Brigadeiros. Brazilian Chocolate Caramel Fudge Truffles.
These must be the easiest truffles I have ever made. Cooked to fudgy perfection, cooled, rolled into little balls and coated within an hour. Including the clean up and loading of the dishwasher. Brigadeiros. Unbelievably sweet and delicious. Highly addictive. A Brazilian … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Confectionery, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Brazil, Brigadeiros, Caramel, Chocolate, Cocoa, Condensed Milk, Fudge, Truffles 3 Comments
A Blast From The Past. Retro Popcorn. Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs.
Today I’m taking a trip down memory lane. Back to my childhood. Remember Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs? A nostalgic blast from the past. Nutty caramel-coated popcorn clusters that hit Australian shores by storm in the 1980’s. As their tagline put … Continue reading
Posted in Confectionery, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Caramel, Food, Gluten free, Nuts, Popcorn, Recipe 6 Comments