Strawberry Cupcakes with Crust
Cupcakes

Strawberry Cupcakes with Crust

Ingredients (makes 8 regular sized cupcakes) For the crust and batter:  60g unsalted butter, divided 80g cookie crumbs 90g extra fine sugar 2 eggs 65g self-rising flour 60g plain flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 65ml milk 100g strawberries, chopped For the icing: 100g cream cheese 50g unsalted butter, softened 50g powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons of mashed strawberries extra strawberries for decorating Instructions

Lemon & Licorice Macarons
Macarons

Lemon & Licorice Macarons

Ingredients (makes 25 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 80g egg whites, divided to two 100g almond flour/ ground almonds 100g powdered sugar 100g granulated sugar yellow and black gel food coloring lemon extract licorice root extract/powder For the homemade Lemon curd 4 unwaxed lemons, zest and juice 200g sugar 100g unsalted butter 3 eggs + one extra yolk I made the Lemon curd a day […]

I Heart Finnish Shrove Buns
Leavened

I Heart Finnish Shrove Buns

I’m two days late with baking the traditional Finnish Laskiaispulla eaten on Shrove Tuesday so I made it in a new shape to show I ♥ Ingredients (makes 17 I Heart buns) For the sweet buns: 225ml milk, lukewarm 25g fresh yeast 65g sugar, divided about 600g plain flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons of crushed cardamom seeds 75g butter or margarine, softened 1 egg For filling: […]

Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quiche
Savoury

Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quiche

  Ingredients (pan size 33 x 23 x 5 cm) For the crust: 100g cream cheese 100g butter, softened 130g whole wheat rye flour 30g oatmeal 30g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder For the topping: 1 bunch (400g) asparagus, tough ends removed 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 red onion , thinly sliced 250g grated cheese (emmental/edam/cheddar) 2 eggs 100ml milk 100ml cream 2 gloves […]

Raspberry Citrus Macarons
Macarons

Raspberry Citrus Macarons

Ingredients (makes 45 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 160g egg whites dived to two 200g white granulated sugar 50ml  water 200g almond flour/ground almonds 200g powdered sugar gel food coloring, pink & orange/yellow drop of raspberry extract drop of lemon/orange extract For the filling – white chocolate ganache with grated orange peel & raspberry jam. 150g white chocolate 60ml heavy cream zest of half […]

Pink Polka Dot Lemon Cake
Cakes

Pink Polka Dot Lemon Cake

Here the decorations are from sugar paste, white rolled out in one piece, leaves, bird and branches made using a mould. Next time I will definitely continue polka dot theme in decorations here I was just so eager to try out the new fondant mould. Every piece is unique with dots for each plate, cake is moist and taste fresh.