• Canadian Sugar Pie

    The Canadian Sugar Pie comes from the French part of the country and is a traditionnal dessert during Christmas and in sugar shacks in springtime… I didn’t eat one since my last trip to Canada in 2016, so almost 4 years now! Since I had some mapple sugar at home, I have decided to make some for the first time! If you don’t have maple sugar, don’t worry, you can also use brown sugar (or sucre vergeoise in France). Ingredients: 270 g flour 155 g soft butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 cl water 1 egg 180 g maple sugar 25 cl liquid cream Recipe: Preheat the oven at 355°F (180°C).…

  • Meringues

    Last Sunday, I published the Hélenettes recipe telling you that you could use the egg white for Meringues, so, here is my Meringues recipe! This recipe comes from Italy and meringues are perfect for dessert (placed on ice-cream) or with coffee. I also enjoy to add 1 teaspoon dry thyme so you can use them with a cocktail, wine or champagne glass before your meal! Here, you can prepare between 60 and 80 meringues. Hope you will enjoy. Ingredients: 2 egg-whites 120 g sugar Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 210°F (100°C). Whip egg-whites to a light mousse. Slowly add the sugar still whipping, stop when it became hard and bright.…

  • Easter Eggs & Marshmallows

    As a lot of people in France and around the world, because of confinement due to coronavirus, I couldn’t get out to buy some chocolat Easter eggs this year. So, I have decided to do my own! Here is my recipe for home-made Easter Eggs filled with marshmallows! To make your chocolate eggs, you will need a special Easter Eggs silicone cake pan or at least, a pop cakes pan as me. This recipe is for 10-12 eggs (if using a pop cakes pan) and 35-40 small marshmallows. Ingredients: 15 g edible gelatine 6 cl water 125 g sugar 6 cl corn syrup (I used maple syrup) 1/2 teaspoon liquid…

  • Apple Pie

    Autumn equals apple season! So many ways to cook them, salted or sweet and one of my favorite recipe is my husband’s apple pie…He uses Granny Smith apples for getting more sourness in the pie, moreover, the texture is better after cooking and remain easy to handle for creating a beautiful pie decoration. Ingredients: 5 Granny Smith Apples 1 puff pastry 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2-3 tablespoons sugar Recipe: Peel your apples and cut them in slices removing the core. Place a sauce pan on the burner at medium temperature. Add the butter and then, the apple slices. Stir in the apples in the butter…

  • Cupcakes

    There is something I will always remember from Montreal: Itsi-Bitsi’s cupcakes! Unfortunately, they are closed now, but it remains a good souvenir… When I came back to France, I haven’t been able to find any place for cupcakes so I decided to do mine. Here is a simple recipe with butter icing that you can color the way you like. Ingredients for 6 cupcakes: Cakes: 1 egg 50 g sugar 50 g butter 60 g flour 6 g baking powder 6 g vanilla sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 40 g chocolate 2 tablespoons water Icing: 2.8 oz butter 9.8 oz icing sugar 2 teaspoons rice milk food colouring (the color…

  • Orange Cake

    Winter does not have so many fruits but one of them can be ate in so many ways. Orange is used for almost everything and this cake is probably the best with its spongy texture… Since you will use all the orange for the recipe, you should select organic ones so they do not have pesticides on their skin. Ingredients: 2 oranges 2 eggs 150 g butter 150 g sugar 115 g flour 115 g icing sugar 11 g baking powder Recipe: Preheat the oven at 356°F (180°C). Cut a piece of greaseproof paper to place at the bottom of your baking pan and grease the borders. Zest your oranges…