mini chocolate bites

Mini Chocolate Bites

Do you like the combination of whipped cream and chocolate cake? If so, you’ll love these mini chocolate bites. They are mini chocolate cupcakes topped with a very light and fluffy whipped cream chocolate mousse. The mousse frosting contrasts beautifully with the cupcakes and together they...
lemon ginger mousse

Lemon Ginger Mousse

This light and airy mousse is full of lemon and ginger flavor and is easy to make. All you have to do is whisk egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest and ginger together, add a bit of bloomed gelatin...
cardamom meringue cookies

Cardamom Meringue Cookies

These delicious cardamom meringue cookies are light, crunchy, sweet, citrusy and minty all in one bite. The touch of ground cardamom adds a new and delicious twist to the classic. The recipe is easy to make with just four ingredients....
black forest eton mess

Black Forest Eton Mess

This delicious black forest Eton mess consists of layers of sweet crumbled meringue, velvety whipped cream, an intense cherry-brandy compote and a smooth chocolate ganache. This Eton mess trifle is one of my favorite desserts. The meringue is crunchy but...
lemon cardamom cake

Lemon Cardamom Cake

This beautiful lemon cardamom cake is delicate, light, moist, intensely citrusy and not overly sweet. The ground cardamom adds subtle floral and minty notes and a sprinkle of chopped pistachios adds just the right amount of crunch to this refreshing...
caramel almond cake

Caramel Almond Cake

This caramel almond cake is super-moist (thanks to three eggs), has a wonderfully coarse texture (thanks to almond meal), a delightful nuttiness (see previous) and a buttery caramelliness (thanks to a buttercream frosting that is flavored with caramel sauce). My...
salted caramel toffee

Salted Caramel Toffee

This salted caramel toffee is topped with a layer of chocolate and sprinkled with fleur de sel. It tastes fantastic and has the perfect toffee texture, as soon as you take a bite, it crumbles into buttery and crunchy deliciousness....
salted caramel macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons

These salted caramel macarons are filled with a caramel buttercream that is sprinkled with fleur de sel. The almond meringue shells are flavored with vanilla extract and complement the salted caramel filling perfectly. A beautiful sweet treat for any occasion. One...
coffee macarons

Coffee Macarons

These pretty coffee macarons are filled with a rich, coffee liqueur-flavored buttercream that is sandwiched between espresso-flavored almond meringue shells. The coffee flavors cut through the sweetness nicely and make these macarons a delicious treat for any occasion. Making French macarons is probably an old hat...
bourbon balls

Bourbon Balls

These Bourbon balls are made with a sweet Bourbon buttercream that’s briefly put in the freezer and then rolled in chopped pecans. They are as delicious as they are potent! A drizzle of bittersweet chocolate is optional. How to make...
bavarian cream

Bavarian Cream

This easy-to-make Bavarian cream is light, airy and delicious and can be flavored with either hazelnut liqueur or served with an intensely fruity raspberry coulis. Both versions make a great dessert that you can easily prepare ahead of time. This...