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Chocolate Marble Raspberry Bakewell Tart


A layer of raspberry jam beneath a luxurious, chocolate and vanilla almond filling, topped with silky chocolate ganache and raspberries, in a rich, buttery crust.

Orange-Meringue coffee cake


Orange flavor coffee cake filled with cinnamon meringue, nuts and dark chocolate. My entry for Daring Bakers Challenge March 2011.

Maple Mousse in Blueberry Lemon Tuile Cup


Star Anise infused Maple Mousse in a Blueberry and Lemon Tuile Cup topped with White Chocolate Whipped Cream, a Daring Bakers' Challenge

Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Entremet


Salted Peanut Dacquoise, Milk Chocolate - Peanut Butter Feuilletine, Milk chocolate Cremeux, Peanut Butter Mousse and Cocoa Glaçage take peanut butter and chocolate to a whole new level.

Yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake

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A Daring Baker's Challenge - A yeast risen coffee cake with a layer of meringue to keep it oh-so-moist.

Meringue Coffee Cake

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Daring Bakers' Challenge for March - A Raised Coffee Cake filled with Meringue, Cinnamon-Sugar, Pecans, and Chocolate Chips. Yep, there's no way this can suck.

Panna Cotta and Florentine Cookies


Panna Cotta and sugar-free Florentine Cookies made with agave syrup.

Biscuit Joconde


A very delicate sponge which I baked for Daring Baker's Challenge. Biscuit Joconde imprime is a French baking term. This delicate patterned sponge can be filled with mousse, cream, custard or jelly...

Biscuit Joconde Imprime / Entrement


Biscuit Joconde Imprime filled with two tones of chocolate cheesecake and white chocolate mousse - it can't get any tastier!

Strawberry & Vanilla Bavarian Cake


Sweet strawberry Bavarian layered over creamy vanilla Bavarian, and wrapped in a soft joconde sponge.