This deliciously unusual brioche cake is soaked with mojito mint-infused maple syrup, fresh lime juice and rum like a rum baba or savarin but layered with dulce de leche buttercream – easy and yummy with the caramelised condensed milk flavour reminiscent of brown sugar mojitos. When […]
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Raspberry, lemon and peach Fantastik tart recipe! Healthier gluten-free, low-sugar with refined options! And what is Michalak’s tarte Fantastik?
Fantastiks are riding the new wave of French pâtisserie! They were invented by the renowned pâtissier Christophe Michalak who aimed to create fusion tarts-entremets (layered mousse cakes) that are simpler to make, transport or eat and deliver an explosion of flavours and textures at every […]
The mojito lemon drizzle loaf, how to paint on a cake and the May cake collection!
Once you start making lemon cakes it’s hard to stop. When people ask what my favourite cake is I say lemon tart, well tarte au citron which is so tangy and fresh you hardly notice the sugar. But lemon drizzle cakes are sublime too and […]
Ginger and lime marshmallow cloud tarts recipe for Spring and the April cake collection
These tarts look and taste like Spring. There’s a lovely balance of flavours between the ginger, lime and mint encased in beautifully tasty gluten-free buckwheat pastry. Even traditionalists might not miss the meringue topping once they enjoy that unmistakeable soft springy texture of fluffy marshmallows. […]
Babajitos! Mojito rum babas recipe
Babas have been around since the early 18th century – there’ll be a little potted history later – and recently in France they’ve been trending with exciting new flavours! Rum babas were also one of my Dad’s favourite desserts so I’ll dedicate this recipe to […]
Black and blue berry nice summer tart recipe with a hint of mint!
My apologies but I couldn’t resist the pun on words. It’s such a berry very nice tart. Neither can I resist the tart itself, recommended by Kate of Cornwall who regularly and impressively makes cakes from this blog and many other sources. She passed this […]
Ginger and mint lime pie recipe
Yum yum, or as they say in France: miam miam. I looooove this lime pie. One guest experienced a ‘taste explosion’ and another exclaimed, ‘it’s like Spring!’ This ginger and mint lime pie is another patisserie creation with an identity crisis: it might be American, […]
Mojito Macarons recipe – con notas supplementarias en español/inglés al final
Macarons are the trendiest of sweet treats ever, laying claim to their very own World Macaron Day when you can get one as a free handout! Homemade, these delightful petite creations can be filled with your heart’s desire: ganache, lemon curd, salted caramel or even foie […]