One of my best friend's mentioned recently that she's a big fan of lemon cakes so what better excuse to start working on a recipe for her birthday! I decided to include a fruit mousse layer to give it a little more depth and raspberry seemed like the obvious choice. But next time I'll make … Continue reading Lemon and Raspberry Entremet
Another birthday, another entremet - it seems to be a running theme of late! I'm not complaining though, I love making layered mousse cakes :). And what could be better than trying to make your husband's favourite cocktail into his birthday cake?! I have to say this cake is like a little match made in … Continue reading Pina Colada Entremet
Another special occasion, another entremet ... this time for my friend Jam's birthday! It felt like the perfect occasion to try and improve some of the recipes I've developed over the past year. Everyone was very complimentary of the flavours, and my hubby reckons it's my best creation so far - I'll take that as … Continue reading Cherry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Entremet
There's something so satisfying about making entremets, it's the joy of cutting a slice at the end and seeing if all the layers have worked. They also pack the wow factor for special occasions as they look so pretty. This one was made for my Head of Department who turns 40 this weekend, hopefully it … Continue reading Blackberry Entremet with Elderflower Insert and Mirror Glaze
There's nothing more fun than making cakes for birthdays and special occasions, it gives creative license to go 'big' and do something different. And as it's been a while since I've had time to bake, and my friend Af has been so supportive of my blogging/Instragram it felt fitting to make him something just for … Continue reading Cherry and White Chocolate Entremet
There's nothing quite like your husband's big 30 to get your creative baking juices going! And as he's a big chocolate fan it felt like the perfect time to try a black forest themed entremet. It came out better than expected, light in texture, rich in flavour and I think may be one of my … Continue reading Black Forest Entremet
There's something about this time of the year that makes me crave chocolate like nothing else and I'm putting that energy into making lots of desserts that I can share so I don't over indulge too much! This particular dessert was created for one of my best friends Emily, who's birthday falls on Christmas eve. … Continue reading Chocolate and Orange Entremet
Last weekend we hosted a big family meal at our house to celebrate my father's 61st birthday. It was the perfect opportunity to trial a new recipe I've been working on - a blackberry and elderflower entremet.