• Strawberry Layer Cake

    For my birthday in June, I received gifts I wanted since a long time ago: a lot of kitchen aids for cakes! So, I have decided to cook my own birthday cake and I was really happy about it. It was my first layer cake ever and I made it with one of my favorite fruits: strawberries… Here is the recipe for those of you who would like to make one. Be advise, it is quite long to prepare and it a cake for 6 to 8 people! Ingredients for the Molly cake: 3 eggs 150 g all purpose flour 130 g sugar 25 cl single cream (fleurette) 11 g…

  • Pavlova

    Since I have seen Pavlova pictures on Instagram, I really wanted to make this Italian dessert! So, when I realised I had all the ingredients at home to prepare some, I couldn’t resist to realise one. Here is my recipe for a small Pavlova for 4 people. I made it with strawberries but you can also use raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Ingredients: 2 egg whites 100 g sugar 6 g corn starch 8 cl single cream 10 g icing sugar 2 drops liquid vanilla extract 7-10 strawberries 5 mint leaves Recipe: Preheat the oven at 95°C. Cover a baking tray with baking paper. In a mixing bowl, using an electric…

  • Semla

    Tasty Swedish Brioche filled with almond paste and whipped cream, Semla is one of my favorite Nordic dessert…! Ingredients: 270 g flour T45 12 cl milk 5.5 g express yeast 25 g butter 20 g granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 pinch of salt 20 cl single cream 90 g icing sugar 100 g almonds powder 40 g sugar 1 teaspoon bitter almonds extract Recipe: In a bowl, combine the yeast with the lukewarm milk. Add the granulated sugar, butter and 1 egg. Using a pastry robot or kneading machine, combine them together adding the flour. Finally, add the salt. In the end, shape a ball with the dough and let…

  • Clementine Fondant

    If you enjoyed my orange cake recipe, here is another version with clementine. This is the first fondant I ever cooked when I was only 15 years old and I still enjoy this recipe so easy that you can’t fail! Ingredients: 4 clementines 3 eggs 150 g flour T45 150 g butter 150 g sugar 20 g icing sugar 11 g baking powder Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C. In a big mixing bowl, beat the eggs with sugar using a whisk, then, add the flour, baking powder and melted butter. Wash and zest 3 clementines before squeezing them. Add the clementine zests and juice into the dough and mix.…

  • Carrot Cake

    When I was working as a cook in a hotel, I was the person in charge of the breakfast. I was cooking everything “home-made” from jams to juices, fruit salads, cakes, cookies and granola. I really enjoyed my job but since I am allergic to a lot of things, I could’nt taste most of the food I cooked including a beautiful carrot cake that I really wanted to eat. So, I changed the recipe at home for me and it was delicious! Here is it, tasty and sweet… Ingredients for the cake: 2 carrots 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 100 g almond powder 20 g whole almonds 20 g…

  • Frangipane Kings Cake

    In the beginning of January, French people are used to eat the famous Kings Cake. Some are made of brioche with caramelized fruits on top, others are made of frangipane center like mine today. The tradition comes from the Roman empire, we serve it the 6th of January for the Epiphany to announce the arriving of the 3 Magi kings. Inside the cake, we put a lucky charm made by porcelain trinkets. The lucky person that have it in his/her cake slice will be the king or queen of the day and will name his queen or her king. Those cakes are sold with a golden cardboard crown so you…

  • Orange Mousse

    This orange mousse recipe for 8 people is delicious. Fresh, light and acid, this is the perfect dessert after big generous winter meals. You can add some orange zests on top or crystallized orange zests, even dark chocolate shaving. Ingredients: 2 oranges 4 eggs 50 cl milk 125 g sugar 75 g all purpose flour Recipe: Separate the eggs whites and eggs yolks in 2 different mixing bowl. Add 50 g sugar to the egg yolks and whisk. Add the flour and whish again. Grate the orange zests and place them in a sauce pan with the milk. Press the orange juice, add it to the eggs yolks and mix.…

  • Chocolate Macaroons

    The first time I did chocolate macaroons, I was only 16 years old. During this time, I begun to cook cakes and sweet bites every weekend. As you may imagine, my family was really happy about it, not only I was cooking but also making new desserts every week! Ingredients for 10 small macaroons: 1 egg white 60 g icing sugar 35 g almond powder 5 g caco powder 40 g dark chocolate 35 g butter 2.5 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 150°C. In a mixing bowl, combine the icing sugar, almond poweder and caco powder together. In another one, beat the egg white until stiff. Gently…

  • Tiramisu

    I really enjoy Italian Food, including desserts. Tiramisu is one of them and can be made with tastes of coffee, speculoos, strawberries, pistachios… and so much more. This recipe is not the original one because I added egg-whites whipped-up that create a beautiful mousse texture. This recipe is for 6 to 10 glasses (depending on their size). Ingredients: 250 g Mascarpone 3 eggs 15 cl coffee 80 g sugar 10 sponge fingers 3 teaspoons chocolate powder Recipe: Prepare your coffee in a bowl and let cool down. In two different mixing bowls, separate the egg-whites and egg yolks. Add the sugar and mascarponse to the egg yolks and mix to…

  • Strawberries Meringue Cake

    Finally we are approaching my favorite fruits season and to celebrate it, I have created my own dessert: a Strawberries Meringue Cake! If you try it, be advice that you will have a little more meringue and vanilla cream than needed to create the cake because I wasn’t sure about if I would like to cover the sides or not. You will need a blowtorch to burn the meringue and a circle cake pan between 20 and 25 cm size. Ingredients: 6 eggs 30 g flour T45 (+ 3 tablespoons) 165 g sugar (+ 3tablespoons) 40 cl milk 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract 5 g butter 6 strawberries Recipe: Prepare…