• Almonds Crunch

    Those almonds crunch are perfect for tea time or with a coffee in the end of your meal. Crunchy and tasty, you will fall in love with them… Ingredients: 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 125 g sugar 125 g flour 40 g soft butter 70 g almond powder 80 g whole almonds 20 g flaked almonds 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Recipe: In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients (excption for 1 egg yolk) using a wooden spatula. Place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Preheat the oven at 200°C. Spread the dough on a baking tray covered by a baking paper. Using a brush, spread the…

  • 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…

  • Love Potion

    As Harry Potter fans, my husband and I decided to create our own love potions as guest gifts for our wedding. We have founded many different recipes and finally tried to create something that seemed to be good. And it was a success after a few combinations. So here is the final good result for delicious love potions… Ingredients for 600ml (4 glasses): 2 tablespoons dry hibiscus flowers 500 ml water 120 ml sparkling water 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 10 tablespoons concentrated strawberry syrup 3 teaspoons concentrated mint syrup Recipe: Pour the water in a saucepan and make it boil. Turn off the heat and add the…

  • Pound Cake

    A star cake for all children who want to cook themselves, the pound cake is quick and simple to prepare and can be eaten from breakfast to dinner! Ingredients: 3 eggs 170 g sugar 170 g butter 150 g flour 11 g baking powder 1/2 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C (355°F). Melt the butter in a saucepan. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Grease a cake pan and pour the dough inside. Place in the oven and bake it for 35 minutes. When it is ready, remove from the oven and let cool down before removing from the pan and serving.

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Hélénettes

    Those little biscuits are really easy to do and perfect for breakfast, tea time or with coffee in the end of your meal. You can use either whole almond powder or regular one (skin removed). Since you will only need egg yolk, you can use the white to make meringues, financiers or madeleines. Here, you can prepare 30 biscuits. Ingredients: 2 egg yolks 80 g butter 100 g sugar 100 g flour 100 g almond powder 1 teaspoon liquid vanilla extract Recipe: Pre-heat the oven at 375°F (190°C). Melt the butter in sauce pan on the burner. In a salad bowl, combine all the ingredients with a wood spoon; the…

  • 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…