Category Archives For: Christmas

Cakes

Hot chocolate cake

If you need a last minute Christmas treat this hot chocolate cake recipe is perfect for you. It is a quick and easy cake to prepare. It requires a few steps but guarantees a delicious result. This butter-free cake is moist, sweet and so satisfying. The addition of small amount of chilli powder and cinnamon […]

Cheesecake

Mascarpone and condensed milk no bake cheesecake

This no-bake cheesecake with mascarpone and condensed milk is so creamy and delicate that it becomes a real one-way ticket for the “I’ll just have one last piece ” journey. The condensed milk guarantees the right sweetness and the use of grated lemon and orange peel adds a subtle citrus aftertaste. I prepared it for […]

Cookies

Traditional honey and ginger cookies for Santa

According to my 7-year-old son, on December 24th you have to leave traditional cookies for Santa Claus near the Christmas tree. And I don’t dare contradict this much loved tradition of my baby boy who still firmly believes in the magic of small things. On the night of Christmas Eve, just before going to sleep […]

Pies

Gianduia chocolate panna cotta tart

I prepared this tart with honey and spices filled with delicious gianduia chocolate panna cotta as a gift for my friends. The tart shell is a version of honey cookie with ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. The spices make this cake fragrant while the addition of dark cocoa powder adds depth of flavor. The filling as […]

Cakes

Pain d’épices – French honey and spice bread

Today I would like to present to you a traditional and original French recipe for spice bread – pain d’épices. This cake is often associated with the Christmas season but these days it is present all year round. In the past this spicy bread was created with the use of sourdough but in modern times […]

Pies

Walnut pie with golden syrup and rum

This fabulous walnut pie with golden syrup was born from the desire to taste the traditional American pecan pie. After consulting some virtual American friends, I discovered that I can recreate this delicious tart at home. I have replaced pecans with walnuts which, in addition to having a slightly soft texture similar to pecans, can […]

Dessert

Double chocolate cream dessert

This super simple to prepare double chocolate cream dessert is easy and delicious. It combines two amazing creams that have different textures. The first one is dense and velvety while the other one is light as a feather and it melts in your mouth. Garnished with some crunchy crumbled cookies and fresh or frozen fruit. […]

Pies

Creamy gianduia chocolate tart with orange gelee

This tart with the velvety filling with gianduia chocolate and the surprising freshness of orange gelee is just amazing. These rich and fragrant winter flavors blend perfectly together and create a delicious tart, perfect for festive occasions or simply to be enjoyed with a cup of hot tea and a good book in your hands. […]