French Pear and Custard Tart (Tarte aux Poires Alsacienne)

French Pear and Custard Tart (Tarte aux Poires Alsacienne) Recipe Hello everyone! If you have been following along, you have seen some new videos of our baking and cooking over the pas few weeks! This is something new we are trying and we actually enjoy it very much! We have also launched our new YouTube…

Tarte aux Fraises (Strawberry Tarte)

Tarte aux Fraises (Strawberry Tarte) Recipe It’s summer and it means making all kinds of berry recipes, and for me the most favorite and to go berry recipes is the French strawberry tarte which is make of Pate Sable (crust), creme patisserie (Vanilla custard), slides strawberries and some jelly for the glaze. I usually make…

Mini Upside-Down Citrus Cake

Mini Upside-Down Citrus Cake Recipe Hello friends! If you have been following along on my Instagram, I have been baking quiet a lot of  upside-down citrus cakes recently. It’s citrus season in southern California and I like to take advantage of all these fresh lemon, lime, orange and grape fruit that’s growing in our area….

My Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

Hi everyone! Happy Valentine’s day! whether you celebrate today or not, I hope that you all know you are loved! ❤ These are some of my favorite valentine’s day recipes, I have included links to the recipes as well and I hope that you enjoy them if you have baking in your valentine’s day plans….

Banana Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake: Ingredients: * 3 bananas * Semisweet chocolate: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Cornstarch: 50 gr or 1 tsp * Crème fraîche (I use Trader Joe’s whipping cream, sold in small blue boxes): 4 tsp * 2 eggs * Sugar: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Unsalted butter: 100 gr * Baking…

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes)

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes) Ingredients: * 1 Pâte Sablée (recipe below) or Puff pastry (I sometimes use Trader joe’s ready-made pie crust instead) * Almond powder: ½ cup (100gr) * Sugar: ½ cup (100 gr) * Butter: 6 tablespoons (100gr) * 2 eggs * Fresh or frozen blueberries (I used…

Chocolate cake

My go-to Chocolate Cake recipe: This is by far the best and easiest recipe I use for my chocolate cakes. Ingredients: • Dark Chocolate: 200 gr • 4 eggs • Unsalted butter: 125 gr • Sugar: 250 gr • All-purpose flour: 125 gr • Baking powder: 2 tablespoons • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon (optional) Directions:…

Madeleine (French butter cakes)

Madeleine (French butter cakes) Recipe Ingredients for 24 Madeleines: • Unsalted butter 125 gr (4.5 oz.) • 1 Lime • All purpose flour 150gr (5.29 oz. / 1.2 Cups) • Sugar 130 gr (4.5 Oz / 0.65 Cup) • 3 eggs • Baking powder 2 tablespoons • Honey 2 tablespoon • Salt ¼ teaspoon Directions:…

Fondant au chocolate

Fondant au Chocolate Recipe: Ingredients: • 3 eggs • 2 egg yolks • 3 tablespoon sugar • ½ cup unsalted butter • 115 gr (4 oz) chopped chocolate • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C); 2.In a large bowl, beat eggs, egg yolks and sugar until whiten;…

Religieuse

Religieuse (Choux Buns with Crème Pâtissière Filling) Recipe:   Ingredients: For the pate a choux: • 60g butter • 75g flour • 2 eggs For the crème pâtissière (that will fill inside the choux) • 20g cornflour • 25g plain flour • 500ml full fat milk • 1 vanilla seed • 6 egg yolks • 75g caster…

Povitica

Povitica Bread Recipe Ingredients for the bread dough: For the dough: • 300g plain flour, you will need extra for dusting • 40gcaster sugar • 7g salt • 10g fast-action instant yeast • 30g melted unsalted butter • 1 egg, beaten • ½ vanilla seed • 150ml warm whole milk For the filling: • 60g…

Fraisier cake

Fraisier Cake Recipe Ingredients: • 125g/4½oz caster sugar • 4 free-range eggs • 2 lemons, zest only, finely grated • 125g/4½oz self-raising flour, plus extra for flouring • 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing For the crème pâtissière: • 600ml/20fl oz milk • vanilla pod • 4 free-range eggs, plus…