Portuguese Custard Tarts

Yield: 12 tarts Recipe: 114/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 102     Not one to waste egg yolks that I had leftover from making a Swiss buttercream, I decided to finally try making this lovely recipe for Portuguese custard tarts, also called natas here in Quebec. This recipe was actually a little bit more challenging … Continue reading

Mocha Latte Mousse Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 112/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 119    So many months have gone by without me baking from the cookbook, or almost nothing at all for that matter. My boyfriend was on a no-sugar diet (self-imposed!) and thus I had much left motivation to bake something just for myself. However, I … Continue reading

Vanilla Crème Brûlée Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 111/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 109       The other day I had a lot of cream in my fridge and was looking for a recipe that would allow me to use it up. I found this recipe and thought that it sounded delicious – crème brûlée in the … Continue reading

Blueberry Coconut Custard Mini Tarts

Yield: about 18 mini tarts Recipe: 108/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 278      My boyfriend and I made these tarts for a friend’s birthday at work. He really likes coconut so we thought that this would be the perfect time to try a new recipe. Unfortunately, everything went wrong with this recipe. The crust … Continue reading

Raspberry Pecan Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 102/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 116      After several months of not posting any new recipes from Anna’s cookbook, I decided that it was time to remedy this! I “owed” my boyfriend two cakes due to two lost bets, and as per his request I made this delicious-looking raspberry … Continue reading

Two-Crust Caramel Apple Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 96/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 86      For my birthday we went apple picking as per my request since it is my favorite fall activity, and thus we had a ton of apples chilling in the fridge. The most normal thing to do with so many apples was to make … 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