Lemon Cake with Lemon Mascarpone Cream

I wanted to make something with mascarpone as I had some leftovers in my fridge, and came across this wonderful spongy and moist Lemon Cake with Lemon Mascarpone Cream. My taste buds voted – this dessert is an absolute winner: zestingly refreshing, mildly sweet and buttery rich. Continue reading

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White Chocolate Mud Cake

White Chocolate Mud Cake

Suitable for celebration of any memorable occasion (or simply to be enjoyed with a nice cup of tea), this spectacular cake beautifully brings out the best of three chocolates: the sweetness of the white, the richness of the milk and the light bitterness of the dark. Continue reading

Apricot Friands with Orange Mascarpone Frosting

Apricot Friands with Orange Mascarpone Frosting

Friands are little cakes typically oval in shape, made with melted butter and ground almonds. Originally from France, they are quite popular in Australia – and for all good reasons. A combination of icing sugar (instead of caster sugar), egg whites (instead of whole eggs) and very little flour, makes them delightfully light, while the ground almonds keep them beautifully chewy and moist. This week, enjoy this divine dessert with orange mascarpone frosting. Continue reading