• 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…

  • 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.…