Frangipane Mince Pies

With the Christmas season coming up (yes I have just said the C word in November) I thought that I would share my favourite mince pie recipe with you, my family love these and prefer them over your regular mince pies. I have adapted this Mince Pie Recipe from the Queen of baking Mary Berry, … Continue reading Frangipane Mince Pies

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No Bake Malteser Cheesecake

My Malteser Cheesecake certainly ticks all of the boxes, especially if you are a major chocoholic, you love Maltesers and are a fan of cheesecakes. I started gathering all of the different Malteser ingredients for my cheesecake, and they were starting to pile up, this cheesecake was definitely going to be overloaded with Maltesers. The … Continue reading No Bake Malteser Cheesecake

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

Raspberry & Pistachio Frangipane Tart

There are some many things that I love about this tart Raspberries - my favourite berry 🙂 I love nuts Pistachios and Almonds being a couple of my favourites It's just like a Bakewell Tart but this one is made with mostly pistachios Everything about this tart just works, the pastry is delicate and crisp. … Continue reading Raspberry & Pistachio Frangipane Tart

Pate Sucree (Sweet Pastry) with Pistachio

Pâte Sucrée (a classic French sweet pastry) a rich buttery, sweet, delicate pastry, that melts in the mouth. The French certainly know how to make their pastry, this pastry is so versatile you can use it to make so many different things: Tarts and Tartlets - which you can use with a variety of fillings … Continue reading Pate Sucree (Sweet Pastry) with Pistachio