8 posts tagged unsalted butter

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

I wanted to post this recipe right before Christmas, but I had so many other nice dishes to share with you guys, I completely forgot about these amazing almond cookies. But my mistake is fixed, and here they are. Enjoy! I've baked dozens of those for my friends, packed them in cute small boxes and gave as little New Year presents. Everybody loved them so much! With this recipe, the holiday cookie season is officially over for me. And that means I have the whole year ahead of me to come up ... Continue Reading

Creamy Peanut Butter-Chocolate Pie with Toasted Meringue

All my friends are just crazy about this Peanut Butter Pie. I’ve made it on Thanksgiving, and it instantly became my most popular dessert. I found the recipe in the Food Network Magazine, changed a few ingredients and made this decadent pie. I will keep searching for good dessert ideas, so you could treat your friends and family during the winter holidays! This pie looks and tastes just amazing, but it's still pretty easy to make. This pure creamy delight will be a great dessert for a ... Continue Reading

Chocolate Cake with Soft Meringue and Pecans

One thing I need to say about this recipe is that this is the best cake I've ever made! It's extra chocolate, gluten-free and light as air. Although the cake came out pretty different from the original recipe, and I have no clue how could that happened, I just love it! I've baked this Chocolate Cake as a present for my friend's Birthday, and I can't describe how much she liked it. You don't even imagine how many compliments about my cake I had that night. They warmed my heart! Thank ... Continue Reading

Beer Crepes filled with Smoked Gouda and Mushrooms

Thin and light crepes are a very famous French treat. Today I tried to make them a little bit different. In this recipe I used nice and tasty light beer for the batter, the beer creates this piquant savory taste that my guests just loved. As for the filing I could not find a better pair than mushrooms and smoked cheese. Try this recipe and tell me what you think! Continue Reading

Crepes Suzette

You just have to try this crepes. Recently found this recipe in the Camille Le Fol's cookbook. Just spectacular dish. When you serve it, you need to pour the warm orange liqueur and set a fire. Unfortunately, the pictures of burning crepes came out no good. But anyway it was exciting. I can bet, you will surprise your friends and family with this dish. It's really a lot easier than you think! Continue Reading

Financiers with Pear Vodka

Financier - is a classic French dessert with a terrific nutty taste from the beurre noisette. And if you soak them in pear jam and pear vodka syrup, your dessert will become moist and incredibly tender. If you want, you can replace pear vodka with dark rum or other alcohol. Continue Reading