Recipe 218 – Baked Alaska

This recipe brings back memories.  A dessert that was around  in the 1970s (I’m showing my age now!!).  I can remember my mum making this and thinking that it wasn’t possible to bring ice-cream out of the oven still frozen. … Continue reading

Recipe 217 – American Chocolate Wedding Cake

If I’m honest with you, when I first started baking from this book, I always thought this recipe would be the last one I would bake, and if I’d pulled my finger out over the past few months, it probably … Continue reading

Recipe 216 – Apricot and Almond Meringue Gâteau

Wow, four recipes to go – well here’s another one to tick of the list… I intended on cooking this last weekend, but my son found the bag of apricots in the cupboard and managed to munch his way through … Continue reading

Recipe 202 – Buttermilk & Honey Cheesecake

The last of the cheesecakes, yet another section of the book finished! Reading through the recipe a few days ago, I found this required a bought sponge flan case.  I must admit I was very surprised to see this in … Continue reading

Recipe 186 – Strawberry Pavlova

This certainly brings back memories, this was a dessert that my mother used to make quite often when I was little, especially when friend or family came round for a meal.  The meringue can be made in advance and stored … Continue reading