Everyday recipes

Ingredient: Vanilla Extract

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 […]

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 […]

Vanilla Chocolate Marble Cake

Vanilla Chocolate Marble Cake

A vanilla chocolate marble cake is a cake with layers of different colours a bit like the crystalline rock of the same name. The different coloured layers are obtained by mixing different dark and light batters. These batters can contain different ingredients such as vanilla, […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies are small, dry, round biscuits with chocolate chips and originated from the United States. These fluffy chocolate chip cookies are secret weapons when you do not know what to bring to a social event. They are also a classic favorite to give […]

Crème Brûlée Cheesecake

Crème Brûlée Cheesecake

A cheesecake without dairy? Yes, it’s true! This Crème Brûlée Cheesecake is actually a New York cheeseless cheesecake, prepared with soy yogurt and soy cream in place of traditional ingredients. For the crust of the cake I used my recipe of cookies, so I’m sure about them […]

Banana and Peanut Butter Cookies

Banana and Peanut Butter Cookies

I wanted to make a 100% dairy free cheesecake but it is quite hard to find dairy free cookies at the supermarket so I decided to make my own banana and peanut butter cookies. For the best flavour, use the ripest bananas you have and […]

Ecstatically Chocolate Éclair

Ecstatically Chocolate Éclair

Chocolate éclair is the pastry that you can find in any boulangerie in France. Commonly flavored with chocolate or coffee and situated close to the counter when you buy your daily bread, you can’t not see them. Éclair can be translated as ‘flash’, it is […]

Thick Chocolate Custard

Thick Chocolate Custard

The chocolate custard is part of my chocolate éclairs recipe but can be used as filling for any type puffs or cakes. It can be used to make any custard, only the step 8 needs to be change to the taste you want, pistachio, white […]