Category Archive: Cold Desserts

Apr 24

Banana Nut Mini Cheesecakes

Made these scrummy mini banana nut cheesecakes to test out my new Baker’s Pride loose-bottomed tin and they turned out great. The boyfriend will now have the honour of carting the lot to the office tomorrow and we will see how they are received by this co-workers. The pan itself was a delight to use and it produced a very even bake. Pleased with purchase. God bless Amazon.

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Apr 17

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Tart

Back from Iceland, moved into new apartment and then I baked this. I have never baked a chocolate cheesecake before but then I thought “how hard can it be, right?” Standard cheesecake method, just add melted chocolate. Sorted. Haha. Anyway, this cheesecake tart is divine and all I am saying is you should make it too.

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Dec 01

Clementine Baked Cheesecake.

Christmas is once again upon us … my favourite time of year. ‘Tis the season for cookies and crackers, of puddings and Christmas presents. However, for some the thought of sitting down to Christmas dinner with the prospect of having traditional pudding for afters is not such a holiday treat. Here is an alternative that will please all those fussy festive diners.

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Oct 08

Chocolate Biscotti Mousse

Wow, my first trip to the USA and I actually had time to make dessert and feature a new blog post – that’s never happened before. Well the month long holiday has well and truly come to an end. We have packed up and left New York and arrived home today. It is approximately 3 am and I am wide awake after having slept significantly in the afternoon. So screwed. Write blog post. Enjoy.

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Aug 15

Vanilla + Lavender Crème Brûlée

I bought my kitchen blow torch AGES ago under the pretext of making creme brulee, but predictably, I never got round to it. Finally I could not put it off any longer so I decided to make this warming, soul-lifting, stress-relieving version with the use of vanilla beans and dried lavender.

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Mar 03

Hong Kong-style Mango Pudding

Mango pudding is a very popular dessert in Cantonese restaurants both in Singapore and Hong Kong. An eggless pudding that uses gelatine as the setting agent, it is light and creamy and very easy to put together.

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Feb 07

Individual Chocolate Mousse & Raspberry Desserts

A beautiful dessert that is simple to make if you have a couple of the right tools on hand. If you don’t want to make this individually then simply make it all in one big springform cake tin. Treat that special someone in your life with this decadent dessert come Valentine’s day.

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Jan 17

Bake Club Challenge: Coconut & Kaffir Lime Panna Cottas

First Bake Club Challenge of the year, and the theme this month is coconut desserts. Growing up in a southeast Asian culture coconut was present in almost EVERY dessert imaginable … but this time I got to try my hand at fusion cuisine … mingling southeast Asian flavours with European concepts. Hence, the coconut & kaffir lime panna cottas with lime syrup.

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Jan 06

Chocolate Mousse Éclairs

Made a batch of chocolate mousse today to fulfill a long overdue promise I made to the boyfriend when he bought me my first stand mixer. It was a generous batch, so I decided to make the most of the stuff before it all disappeared down R’s gullet. Simple to make using very few ingredients, this mousse is both rich and airy.

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Dec 13

Rosehip Tea Cheesecake with Vanilla Genoise

A daring break from the usual cheesecakes I normally do, this one made use of my favourite tea blend. The results were surprisingly decadent and pleasing in every way. This one has cake inside, as opposed to a biscuit crumb base.

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