brioche mincemeat doughnuts

Brioche Mincemeat Doughnuts

Brioche mincemeat doughnuts – A sweet buttery brioche dough stuffed with fruity mincemeat and coated in a spiced sugar flavoured with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. My guess is that anyone who’s organised and into a bit of seasonal baking already has their Christmas confectionary well under way. Cakes already made and probably iced, while Christmas pudding are left maturing for …

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poached pear rice pudding

Creamy Ginger Rice Pudding With honeyed Roast Pears And Walnuts

Creamy ginger rice pudding – Pearl rice cooked in an infusion of milk, vanilla, and warming ginger. Than topped with crunchy caramelized pears and walnuts. Poor rice pudding. It suffers from a bit of an image problem. It’s often thought of as a little old-fashioned, something your mother or grandmother might have cooked up back in the day. It’s a …

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guinness cupcakes

Guinness Cupcakes

A moist luxurious cupcake made with deep, smooth, rich tasting stout, chocolate and dark sugar. Then topped with fluffy vanilla and white chocolate frosting. Saint Patrick’s day is just around the corner and to celebrate I decided to make some very special cupcakes out of the nations most famous alcoholic beverage. Though the makers of various whiskeys and other stouts …

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mango and coconut doughnuts

Mango And Coconut Doughnuts

A classic fritter doughnut made from a dough infused with coconut and filled with a tart mango curd. Maybe I should have been a cop. I’ve always had a soft spot for doughnuts. When I was a kid I’d get one in my lunchbox going to school from time to time. They were nothing fancy like these ones, just your …

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warm pear, ginger, and walnut tart

Warm Pear, Ginger, And Walnut Tart

Warm pears and candied walnuts covered with a light ginger-infused sponge. Christmas is coming as if you needed reminding. But just in case you do then cook this tart. When I opened the oven to check how it was coming along a warm scent of gently baking spices wafted through the kitchen. Roasting nuts, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. A combination …

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