Pistachio Financiers

Financiers are little French cakes traditional made with egg whites, ground almonds, icing sugar and a little flour, today they are made with different ground nuts like hazelnuts and pistachios, like this financier recipe. Financiers were original called 'Visitandines' as they were created by nuns from the Visitation Order in the East of France, the … Continue reading Pistachio Financiers

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Pistachio Madeleines

This Madeleine recipe is the reason I made some pistachio paste the other month. The thought of making and eating these small french pistachio cakes was just heavenly, as I love pistachios, maybe just nuts in general but this is one of my favourites. I have baked Madeleine's before, I tried the Hairy Bikers Madeleine … Continue reading Pistachio Madeleines

Mini Victoria Sponges

These mini Victoria sponges are flavoured with a little of Sugar and Crumbs Raspberry Ripple Icing Sugar, which goes perfectly with the raspberry jam and whipped cream. Then to finish it off a drizzle of milk or white chocolate and sprinkled a few freeze-dried raspberry pieces and chocolate curls. These cakes are the miniature version … Continue reading Mini Victoria Sponges