Category: Desserts

Lemon Cream Gingernut Pie

Lemon Cream Gingernut Pie

Sweet pies are pretty darn American. They make me think of a southern belle popping round to a neighbours house clutching a fresh bake. There’s something warming and comforting about them, even if this particular pie is served cold! My lemon cream gingernut pie is Read More

Caramel Rye Truffles

Caramel Rye Truffles

So has summer ended now? This time a couple of weeks ago I was sat in the park catching a major sunburn (oops!), and now its raining! WHY?! These caramel rye truffles are sure to cheer you up though! They’re little decadent morsels, that are Read More

Lemon Curd and Swiss Meringue Tart

Lemon Curd and Swiss Meringue Tart

Lemon Meringue, is there a better combination? The tangy lemon curd coupled with the pillowy sweet swiss meringue is so so delicious. I love how fresh it tastes compared to a traditional lemon meringue pie which would be baked. And how the swiss meringue just Read More

Treacle Tart

Treacle Tart

Treacle tart has never interested me. I’ve always thought it was sickly, cloying and designed for children. Until I spent a week at Ashburton Cookery School. We made an insane amount of cakes, bread and patisserie. Its funny how much you can make when someone Read More

No-Bake Creme Egg Cheesecake

No-Bake Creme Egg Cheesecake

I remember the first time I had a creme egg. It was a scorching hot day in the summer holidays, as all childhood summer days seemed to have been, and my sister had bought me one to try. It was practically all melted and the Read More

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Tart

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Tart

Sometimes you need a luxurious dessert and when that need comes a chocolate, hazelnut and salted caramel tart is the answer. Can I be honest? This tart was a bit of a pain to make. Or if I’m being actually honest, I just kept messing Read More

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau. The classic seventies dessert is a personal favourite of Craig’s, so when his 25th Birthday rolled around I knew what was gonna be on the menu! This is a boozy cake. There’s no getting around it, so if alcohol isn’t for you Read More

Bakewell Tart

Bakewell Tart

It’s my Dad’s birthday tomorrow, so we had a little celebratory lunch today in his honour. I made bakewell tart, my sister made chocolate-dipped Viennese biscuits and we had homemade sausage rolls to top off the savoury lunch! It was all very delicious, but I Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

A favourite in our household, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a dream to behold. A chocolatey biscuit base, topped with a layer of chocolate peanut butter, a layer of peanut butter cream and finally topped with freshly whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Have I Read More

Raspberry and Frangipane Tart with Lemon Drizzle

Raspberry and Frangipane Tart with Lemon Drizzle

Sometimes you just need to bake a tart right? And this weekend was one of those times.┬áThe crisp buttery pastry, sharp tang of raspberries and comforting frangipane makes this a favourite in my book.┬áThe rectangular tart tin also makes it look far fancier than it Read More

Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie

My Myyy Miss American Pie… Baking pie makes me feel like a Southern housewife, taking a finished pie round to a friendly neighbour. Alas, I live in rainy London and talking to our neighbours isn’t really the done thing. It does mean however that I Read More

Pear and Frangipane Tart

Pear and Frangipane Tart

This Pear and Frangipane tart, dare I say it, may be the best tart I’ve ever made. Bold statement I know, but pastry has never been my strong point and this tart is rectangular! RECTANGULAR!! And I still managed to make it look appealing! So Read More