Desserts

How to Make Kutya

Serves: 6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Kutya: 1 lb walnuts, shelled 1 lb wheat berries ½ cup poppy seeds ½ cup raisins ½ cup dried apricots 1 vanilla bean, grated Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated 2 cups granulated sugar Icing sugar, for dusting Cooking instructions for Kutya: Place the wheat berries in a pan ... Read More »

How to Make Mixed Fruits Gateau

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Mixed Fruits Gateau: 1 packet ladyfinger biscuits Two (9 oz) sponge flan cases 1 pint double cream 1 large punnet raspberries Mixed fresh fruits 1 jar fruit compote 2 tbsp brandy 2 oz icing sugar 1 oz caster sugar Cooking instructions for Mixed Fruits Gateau: ... Read More »

How to Bake Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars)

Yields: 24 cookies Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Zimtsterne: 2 ¼ cups sifted icing sugar, plus more for dusting 2 tsp lemon zest, finely grated 1 ¼ tsp ground cinnamon 15 oz sliced almonds, skin on 3 large egg whites, at room temperature Cooking instructions for Zimtsterne: Empty ½ cup of the icing sugar, 3 ... Read More »

How to Cook Coconut Rum Ice Cream

This coconut rum ice cream is truly decadent. This French dessert tastes great by itself, but can also be paired with a unique peppercorn syrup.  Not feeling that adventurous? Plain old chocolate syrup is great on it too! Print Coconut Rum Ice Cream Author: Recipe Mash Team Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: French Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  2 hours Total time:  2 ... Read More »

How to Bake Fairy Cakes

Yields: 24 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1o mins Ingredients needed to make Fairy Cakes: 4 oz self-raising flour 4 oz butter, softened 2 tbsp milk 4 oz caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs, lightly beaten For the icing: 10 ½ oz icing sugar 3 drops food colouring 3 tbsp water Chocolate vermicelli Cooking instructions for Fairy Cakes: Warm ... Read More »

How to Make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle: For the prunes: 60 prunes, pitted 1 vanilla bean, split longitudinally, seeds scraped out, pod reserved 1 ½ cups tawny port 2 ¼ cups dry red wine Two 3’’ cinnamon sticks 1 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt To assemble: ... Read More »

How to Make Steamed Plum Sponge

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Steamed Plum Sponge: For the plums: 2 ½ oz caster sugar 2 lb 4 oz mixed plums, quartered and stoned For the sponge: 6 oz self-raising flour 6 oz caster sugar 3 eggs 6 oz butter, softened 1 ½ fl oz plum liqueur For the cinnamon custard: ... Read More »

How to Make Cashew Cheesecake

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Cashew Cheesecake: For the cashew brittle: 4 oz cashew nuts Butter, for greasing 7 oz caster sugar For the cheesecake: 8 oz ricotta cheese 7 fl oz double cream, whipped to form soft peaks 4 ½ oz Greek-style yogurt 4 apple bananas, peeled and chopped into chunks ... Read More »

How to Bake Brandy Snaps

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Brandy Snaps: For the brandy snaps: 4 oz plain flour 4 oz caster sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 1 t ground ginger 4 oz butter 2 tbsp brandy For the filling: 10 fl oz double cream 3 ½ oz chocolate hazelnut spread 1 vanilla pod, split and ... Read More »

How to Cook Mango Bread

Yields: 1 loaf Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Mango Bread: 1 big ripe mango, peeled, stoned and roughly chopped 1 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup plain yogurt 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ cup fine semolina Pinch of salt ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped 2 tbsp olive ... Read More »