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Apple and Dulce de Leche Tart

Apple tarts are my favourite cakes hands down.  I love the contrast of the soft baked fruit with the crunchy pastry that you get with every bite.  Besides, who doesn’t like Dulce de Leche?  It goes really well with apples, … Continue reading

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Coconut Ice Cream

My eldest daughter loves coconut flavoured treats.  She asks me to make coconut cakes, muffins, cupcakes, cookies… You name it.  And off course, coconut ice cream is one of her favourite flavours!  I am happy to oblige as I too … Continue reading

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Vanilla and Yogurt Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce

Don’t you just love a good cheesecake?  I certainly do!  I particularly like today’s recipe as it is a 2 layered cheesecake.  The bottom layer is a normal baked vanilla cheesecake, while the top layer also contains Greek Yogurt… this … Continue reading

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Poire Belle Helene

Today’s recipe is a dessert: Poire belle Hélène is a beautiful looking treat made up of vanilla poached pears, served with a warm chocolate sauce, whipped cream (or vanilla ice cream) and toasted almonds.  Need I say more?  I personally … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Lollipops

I made these lollipops for Victoria’s Frozen party.  I wanted to make some candy that resembled ice and these seemed like a cute idea.  I actually loved the way they turned out.  They really looked like ice and they were … Continue reading

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Troll Cookies

Today’s post is about turning a failure into a success story. I had seen some beautiful cookies on Pinterest that looked just like snowballs.  They were covered in icing sugar, which gave the illusion of fresh snow.  So, I had … Continue reading

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Sweet Popcorn Snowballs

I made these Sweet Popcorn Snowballs as part of the menu for my daughter’s 7th birthday party.  As the theme was Frozen, I thought having edible snowballs would be a fun idea.  These are easy to make and look quite … Continue reading

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Frozen Cake

Like all little girls her age, Victoria has a fascination with princess stories and the latest Disney movie is no exception.  She fell in love with Frozen (and so did her little sister)… movie, songs, costumes… everything.  She knows parts … Continue reading

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