Tag Archives: Chocolate

Champagne Macarons

Macarons are one of the favour thing to bake! I be honest I love traditionally French baking. There nothing like pull off as a difficult bake time and time again. My originally inspiration was a starry night sky, however I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Cake with Spearmint Buttercream

July is always a busy time in year for me, my little sister birthday and my mum birthday are 7 day apart. This year as part of the her present I told her to pick out a pick and I … Continue reading

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Carmel Squares

Carmel Squares are one of these universal thing that everyone loves! I think it is the combination of the crumbly biscuit base, chewy carmel and chocolate top, when in the right proportion really hit it off.  It also nice tidy, small … Continue reading

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Mini Chocolate Cakes with Blood Orange Syrup and Blood Orange Marmalade Rippled Cream filling.

For Fabian birthday a while back, I baked a Black Forest Gateau, however it was so extravagant that I end up with a extra layer. Yes you read that right! While searching for birthday cake idea I came across a James … Continue reading

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Black Forest Gateau

Anyone who know me or has followed this blog for a while know that I don’t need much for excuse to bake something. So when Fabian come to Cork recently for a belated 30th birthday celebration I know I had … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Brownies are just one these easy and scrumptious dessert to make. Here the addition of the cheesecake layer add to this heavely mixture. These look amazing and are so easy to make but will still wow any guest! I’ve double … Continue reading

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Chocolate Eclairs With Diplomatic Cream

So chocolate éclairs are one of these amazing bit of French baking! Somehow I never made shoe paste or choux pastry. Now I not going to lie to you, this does take some time and is not that easy but is … Continue reading

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Monster Macarons-Almonds Macarons and White Chocolate Ganache with Popping Candy

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays! I know some people think Halloween as a very American holiday but I really think it is one of the most fun, stress-free holidays of the year!  I love baking Macarons and I don’t … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Buttercream

Whoopies Pies are just such a wonderful, simply delicious  miniature cake. These are really moist, like tiny little brown with butter-cream. What not to like about the heavenly creatures. Anything bit size away taste better.  These are great for party, … Continue reading

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Christmas Tiffin

So every year at Christmas we have get together, I was trying to think what to make. I was flicking thought my cookbook collection  when I came across Huge Fearnley-Whittingstall receipts for in Three Good Things. This is my twist … Continue reading

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