Classic Chocolate Sauce

Yield: 1 cup Recipe: 93/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 319      It is a well known fact that I am a lover of chocolate and, to warm my heart, of hot chocolates. When I am feeling fancy I like to top it with a heap of homemade whipping cream and small pieces of broken peppermint … Continue reading

Lemon Tart (Tarte au Citron)

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 92/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 110      All that know me understand that anything chocolate is my favorite dessert, but I have been known to appreciate lemon desserts more and more over the years. As such, I decided to attempt doing the delicious tarte au citron recipe found in Anna’s cookbook. It was easy … Continue reading

Sable Tart Shell

Yield: one 9-inch baked tart shell Recipe: 91/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 108     Next up: Lemon Tarte, also known as Tarte au Citron. To do this, of course, requires an appropriate and delicate tart shell. Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ¼ cup icing sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 2 tablespoons milk 1 … Continue reading

Frosted Vanilla Cupcakes

Yield: 24 cupcakes Recipe: 90/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 280      It has been 9 months that I have not posted on my blog! Scandalous! I guess time just flew past me without me noticing. I have been so busy with my work and with one particular lovely and long-lasting blissful event that I forgot to take time to myself … Continue reading