Category Archives: Desserts

Fruit and Almond Clafoutis

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Fruit and Almond Clafoutis

Clafoutis is an easy-peasy baked French fruit dessert.  It took me a while to learn how to pronounce Clafoutis but it is easy if you just pretend you’re French and say “Kla-foo-tee” !! Clafoutis is traditionally made with black cherries – arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick milk and egg mixturemore »

Chocolate Cheesecake

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Chocolate Cheesecake

This is a very easy cheesecake recipe and is quite delicious.  Reflecting on it though, I think next time I’ll make a deeper base, so I’ll double the base ingredients by adding another half or another quarter digestive biscuits and butter. Cheesecake was first mentioned in Ancient Greece before the Romans adopted it. These earliermore »

Mango Frozen Yoghurt

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Mango Frozen Yoghurt

Father Christmas was listening very carefully when I told him I wanted an ice cream attachment for my food processor and – bless him – he made sure he popped the right make and model down the chimney.  I’ve had such great fun with it since!  I started gently by making vanilla ice cream, movingmore »

Apple And Blackberry Crumble

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Apple And Blackberry Crumble

I’m on my summer break but it’s actually the beginning of autumn and the days are definitely getting cooler and the nights are drawing in.  But – there’s something very special about autumn. I don’t know whether it’s the reminder of returning to a new school year when I was younger but autumn always putsmore »