Sauces & Buttercream Lessons Strawberry Reduction (Concentrated Strawberry Puree For Using In Baking) Welcome to a lesson on making a concentrated strawberry puree (also known as a strawberry reduction), that can be used in your baking. Apply the same basic technique for any fruit or vegetable puree & take your baking skills up a notch. […]
Simple Fig & Anise Curd
The Best Fig Anise Curd! Fig lovers & non-fig lovers can use this recipe to make home made fig & anise curd. Perfect to use up not-so-fresh figs or even frozen figs. Love figs, love anise or aniseed flavour? Have figs that are no longer fresh? Let me show you how to make use of […]
Chocolate Orange Brownie Tower
Using my new Chocolate Orange Brownie recipe, as well as my Browned Butter Hazelnut Brownies, I created the ‘Chocolate Orange Brownie Tower’. This is the ultimate celebration cake involving a ‘brownie stack’, that anyone can make.
FONDANT PENGUIN CHRISTMAS CAKE
Here’s my photo tutorial to make a really easy but cute, fondant penguin cake topper for an easy Christmas cake scene. Includes how to cover your Christmas cake for this cute winter scene.
Pastry Cream (Crème Patissière/Creme Pat)
Crème Patissière, also known as Creme Pat, but most commonly Pastry Cream, is so easy to make you will wonder why you didn’t make it before. Add to your pastries & cakes or use to make some other amazing fillings.
PLUM JAM – How To Easily Make At Home
Here’s how to simply make plum jam, if you have an abundance of plums. Tastes amazing & is great with toast or my popular British Scones.
SUMMER MERINGUE CHALLENGE – Crown Layered Pavlova, Mini Pavlova Nest & Various Fillings
Crown Layered Pavlova, Mini Pavlova Nest & Various Fillings By Caro This post was created to go along-side the monthly competition, in Facebook group Great British Bake Off Fans for the month of July, 2021. Diana had reviewed a Crown Layered Pavlova recipe, from BBC Good Food website and we decided to use this meringue […]
HOW TO MAKE BROWNED BUTTER – A Video Tutorial
HOW TO MAKE BROWNED BUTTER A Video Tutorial By Caro Browned butter, and browned butter cookies in particular, isn’t something heard of that much in the UK. But trust me, once you taste how good it makes things, in particular cookies, you will wonder why you never had it before. It is really simple to […]
Salted Caramel Sauce – Caramel Making 101
Yummy caramel taken to the next level with the addition of salt! Salted caramel flavouring is a craze for a good reason – it pairs perfectly. Try my recipe to serve with my popular carrot cake recipe, or add to my part-wholemeal chocolate chip banana bread muffins
Whisking Egg Yolks & Sugar To ‘Ribbon’ Or ‘Trail’ Stage
Learn how to whisk egg yolks and sugar till it leaves a ‘trail’, or passes the ‘ribbon test’.