Everyday recipes

Ingredient: Caster Sugar

Banana Punch Cake

Banana Punch Cake

Banana punch cake! Punch because of the Caribbean flavors of rum, vanilla and orange that are incorporated into the banana cake, an American classic. Bananas need to be over ripped; this is when they give their strongest flavors. Banana bread became popular in the US […]

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Did you know Tiramisu means “Cheer me up” in Italian? The name might come from the fact that the sugar, egg yolks and alcohol are supposed to be fortifiant and gives you energy. Or perhaps it could be how every bite of it makes you […]

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest, is a pastry that comes in a shape of a circle filled with hazelnut cream with toppings. As of today different versions exist with various kind of cream and nuts like pistachios and almonds… Unfortunately for the many English speakers out there, despite how […]

Humpy Madeleine

Humpy Madeleine

The madeleine, traditionally eaten without any additional flavors, is typically enjoyed with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Easy and quick to make, this childhood favorite is baked into soft shell-shaped cake and can also be made with chocolate chips, chocolate coated, lemon peel, […]

Vanilla Chocolate Flan Patissier

Vanilla Chocolate Flan Patissier

Couldn’t decide if I wanted a flan patissier with vanilla or chocolate. So I made both in one, creating this nice two-layered vanilla chocolate flan patissier. Flan has so many different variations with each country having its own flan, egg tart, pasteis de nata and so […]

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

The salted caramel chocolate tart in my opinion is one of the best desserts I can eat. The chocolate ganache and the salted caramel go perfectly together and it is so easy and quick to make. This cake is literally the bomb… a calorie bomb […]

Raspberry Baba au Rhum

Raspberry Baba au Rhum

Time for some boozy dessert! Raspberry baba au rhum is not the kind of dessert you have for breakfast or the dessert you give to children but a spongy cake soaked in rum and pastry cream. Instead of the usual vanilla pastry cream or whipped […]

Salted Caramel

Salted Caramel

If you have enjoyed the raspberry macarons or if you want to try something different, you should try the salted caramel version! The macaron shells are the same from the raspberry macaron recipe. Just replace the raspberry jam with this salted caramel recipe. It’s sticky, […]

Orange Chocolate Mousse Cake

Orange Chocolate Mousse Cake

Decided to combine chocolate mousse and a cake to create an orange chocolate mousse cake. I didn’t want the orange flavor to be too strong so it’s only in the base. The 2 other layers are pure chocolate. Optional: You can change the recipe to […]

Raspberry Millefeuille

Raspberry Millefeuille

Millefeuille is another pastry that you can find in any boulangerie in France. Commonly flavored with vanilla pastry cream, I made this raspberry millefeuille for Valentine’s Day (I know I’m late) with raspberry pastry cream. I decided to use the raspberry pastry cream to have a refreshing […]