Chocolate Brownies with Warm Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate, chocolate, more chocolate… There can not possibly be too much of a good thing, for sure. Moist and dense chocolate brownies are accompanied here by silky chocolate sauce, adding a sophisticated and somewhat elegant twist to this simple sweet delight. Continue reading

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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

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