Fruit · Ice-Cream · Uncategorized

Cherry Vanilla Sorbet

Cherry Vanilla Sorbet – tangy sour cherries with smooth vanilla in a light sorbet.  Perfect scooped into bowls or frozen into popsicles. Summer is coming and it’s time for frozen desserts. I love sorbets. You can indulge and not feel guilty. They’re also pretty simple to make.  This one is just cherries, water, sugar, lemon… Continue reading Cherry Vanilla Sorbet

Cakes · layer cakes · Uncategorized

Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Homemade rose jelly and hibiscus tea flavor these buttery little sponge cakes.  Rose hibiscus Victoria sponge cakes are dainty so these are perfect for afternoon tea or parties. Last week I made some rose jelly with roses from my garden. The jelly has a subtle rose flavor – perfect for an old fashioned tea cake… Continue reading Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Bread · Uncategorized · Yeast Bread

Marmalade Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Spices, candied orange peel and a decadent ball of chocolate ganache make these marmalade chocolate  hot cross buns outstanding. My sister always hated raisins. She thought they looked too much like chocolate chips so it was deceptive to use them. I’ve never shared my sister’s dislike for raisins but I do love chocolate and orange.… Continue reading Marmalade Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Cakes · cheesecakes · Uncategorized

Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

This creamy no-bake cheesecake with a hint of orange and chunks of peaches is topped with a blackberry mead jelly. The pistachio and butter cookie crust perfectly complements the flavors in the cheesecake. Better yet, you can prepare a Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake in about 30 minutes. This week was incredibly busy. We had a… Continue reading Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake