A frog in the kitchen

mardi 22 novembre 2011

Almonds & cherry cupcakes

Those cupcakes are more almonds cupcakes with a cherry on top than a cherry & almond cupcake as the only cherry taste comes from the cherries I used on top  of them to decorate. If you want your cupcakes to have a much flavorful taste of cherries maybe you should add some cherry jam in the center or add some fresh cherries to your dough prior to baking.Despite the use of almond meal that usually makes cakes quite "heavy", those cupcakes are really light and soft. I like my frosting to be light (almost like a whipped cream... [Lire la suite]
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dimanche 21 août 2011

Le temps des cerises (Cherry clafoutis)

I love cherries. It's a typical summer fruit that you can only enjoy during a short period, from May to the end of July. Cherries are synonyms of holydays for me. It's a fruit that I've always eaten during summer in my childhood. Except at Christmas : My grandmother used to always gave me a few pounds of (over pricey in winter!) cherries. Clafoutis is a French dessert from Limousin. It's a flan-like batter with cherries. My mum used to bake some every summer. I remember not being able to wait until it cooled down and eating it... [Lire la suite]
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