Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mint Mousse

Dear Diamond, we all know who is really a girl’s best friend. Sincerely yours, Chocolate Cake. I’m a sucker for anything choc mint, anything chocolate I guess. Make your go-to chocolate cake, sandwich it with layers of ganache and choc mint mousseThe End Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mint Mousse   Chocolate Sponge 2 cups cake […]

Peanut Butter Brownies

Wanna score BROWNIE points? Here you go… I whipped these up in 10min. Basic brownie batter swirled with peanut butter, topped with choc chips and crushed peanut brittle. Baked and then drizzled with salted caramel. It’s pretty basic. Peanut Butter Brownies Peanut Butter Brownie 120g butter 150g 55% dark choc 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 […]

Opéra

Calling all coffee lovers ❤️, Love is in the air, and it smells like coffee 😋. Gâteau Opéra is a French cake, made with layers of almond sponge soaked in coffee syrup, layered with ganache and coffee Italian buttercream, topped with a chocolate glaze. Traditionally made with an almond sponge, I used chocolate instead. This […]

Chocolate, Mint & Raspberry Délice

Anything is good if it’s made with chocolate? Do you agree? Flavours of chocolate, mint and raspberry, you could substitute the raspberry with strawberry. Chocolate, Mint & Raspberry Délice Chocolate Dacquoise 100g egg whites 60g castor sugar 70g ground almonds 15g cocoa powder 30g icing sugar Whisk the egg whites to peaks, gradually add the […]

Strawberry & Rose Popsicles

Think chocolate dipped strawberries. One of my must-haves when I travel are the Godiva dipped strawberries.  This recipe brings back those memories, with a subtle hint of rose added for good measure. Strawberry & Rose Popsicles 2 cups milk 1 cup cream 1/8 tsp vanilla bean powder 2 3/4 cup chopped strawberries 2/3 cup castor […]

Banoffe Tart

Had a bunch of overripe bananas so I decided to make this Tartremet. A tart base with an Entremet on top. Flavours of chocolate, peanut, caramel and banana. I must admit, I made the crunchy layer a little too thick in my original recipe, which makes it difficult to slice.  I’ve amended the recipe.  You’ll […]

Yuzu, Hazelnut with a Hint of Caramel.

Yuzu is one of my favourite flavours, whilst in Japan, we had the pleasure of exploring every Yuzu flavour combination possible. Yuzu has a distinct flavour, it’s almost a melange of lime and grapefruit.  In this entremet, I tried a combination of Yuzu and Hazelnut with a hint of Caramel , using the Pavoni Italia Noisette […]

Turkish Delight Pops

I absolutely adore chocolate and combined with Middle Eastern flavours, I am in dessert heaven. Turkish Delight (or Lokum) dates back more than 230 years, making it one of the oldest sweet dishes in the world.  I used a rose flavored Turkish delight in this ice cream, swirled in some chopped pistachios and then dipped […]