Desserts

How to Bake Chocolate Pop Tarts

Yields: 6 pop tarts Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Chocolate Pop Tarts: For the dough: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 egg yolks 4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into ½’’ cubes 1 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ cup milk 1 tsp fine salt For the chocolate filling: ... Read More »

How to Bake Amaretto Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ loaf Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make Amaretto Pound Cake: For the cake: 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 4 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup store-brought amaretto ½ tsp fine salt 1 tsp vanilla extract For the ... Read More »

How to Bake Rhubarb Muffins

Yields: 12 muffins Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Rhubarb Muffins: For the streusel: 2 tbsp unsalted butter, cold and chopped into small cubes 6 tbsp all purpose flour ½ tsp ground cardamom 3 tbsp granulated sugar 1/8 tsp fine salt For the muffins: 1 ½ cups rhubarb, small diced 1 1/3 cups all purpose ... Read More »

How to Make Mont Blanc

Serves: 8 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Mont Blanc: 7 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 jars (14.8 oz) jars roasted chestnuts 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 cups heavy cream 1 ½ tsp fennel seeds, ground 2 cups whole milk 2 tbsp Cognac 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp powdered sugar Cooking instructions for Mont Blanc: Empty ... Read More »

How to Bake Plum Buckle

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Plum Buckle: For the pecan topping: ½ cup pecans, finely chopped ¼ cup all purpose flour ½ tsp ground cumin ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed 2 tbsp unsalted butter, plus more for greasing Pinch of fine salt For the batter: 1 lb plums, pitted and sliced ... Read More »

How to Bake Pandoro

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 6 hours Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Pandoro: For the starter: ½ cup all purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup warm water 1 large egg yolk 1 packet active dry yeast For the cake: 3 cups all purpose flour 8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened and chopped into small dices ¾ tsp orange ... Read More »

How to Bake Berry Crisp

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Berry Crisp: 2 cups fresh strawberries, rinsed, hulled and quartered 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/3 cup almonds, slivered 3 tbsp cold unsalted butter, diced into 6 cubes ¼ cup all purpose flour 3 tbsp cornstarch ¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup dark brown sugar, packed 1/8 tsp ... Read More »

How to Bake Mexican Wedding Cakes

Yields: 46 cookies Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time:15 mins Ingredients needed to make Mexican Wedding Cakes: 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour 1 cup roasted, unsalted pistachios, shelled and minced 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 2 tsp orange zest, finely grated ½ tsp almond extract 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups powdered sugar ½ tsp fine salt Cooking instructions for Mexican ... Read More »

How to Bake Jam Crostata

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Jam Crostata: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup almonds, sliced 12 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup jam of your favorite flavour ½ cup sugar ¼ tsp fine salt ¼ tsp pure almond extract 1 tsp vanilla extract Cooking instructions for Jam Crostata: Warm up your ... Read More »

How to Bake Grape Foccacia

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 2 hours Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Grape Foccacia: 3 cups all purpose flour 2 lb red grapes 2 tbsp Moscata grappa ¼ cup+ 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 cup lukewarm whole milk 2 tsp kosher salt 2 packets (1/4 oz each) active dry yeast 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted Cooking instructions for Grape Foccacia: ... Read More »