Recipes in Desserts

Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart

Don’t be shy with the salt with this Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart – you want a good hit of the stuff. Both the base and the filling are simple enough to put together – it’s a really neat little recipe to have at hand. This is what you’ll need For the chocolate sweet pastry 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder 225g plain flour 95g caster sugar 30g ground almonds 150g butter – softened slightly and cubed 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 egg A pinch of salt. For the filling 200g butter 200g light muscovado sugar 200g double cream 200g plain chocolate A...

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Mini Croquembouche

Today is World Baking Day – “step out of your comfort zone and bake something you have never baked before”. That’s the challenge. Fortunately I have an excellent resource at hand – the brilliant If you’ve not used yet I suggest you make your way over there. There’s some awesome recipes on their site – Their Victoria sponge recipe is low-calorie and reasonably easy so would be a good place to start. And – ideas for events/occasions such as mothers day baking  make it handy when you’re stuck for ideas. And, ultimately useful is their tips section – what would a baking website be...

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