Category: Desserts

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