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    Over Ripe Pear Crumble

    When I have some Over Ripe Pears, I usually bake ‘Pear Upside-down Cake’. ‘Rice Cooker Pear Upside-down Cake’ is easier. However, my husband recently stopped eating cakes and I shouldn’t bake cakes. So, I made this ‘Pear Crumble’ today. I used less amount of Butter and Sugar than this recipe, and it still tasted good. …

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    Raspberry Clafoutis

    My ‘Cherry Clafoutis’ recipe is really versatile and the simple batter can be baked with a variety of fruit. Today I used Raspberries. As Raspberries were quite sour, I added extra Sugar. Clafoutis is an absolutely easy and delicious dessert to make. Makes 6 Servings Ingredients Raspberries *enough to cover the pie dish, about 150g1/3 …

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    Super Easy Tarte Tatin

    If you are an expert of making this dessert, it is probably quite simple to make, but I have found it quite daunting. This is my own method that requires no particular equipment. You only need a round cake tin, and a microwave. It is absolutely easy and anyone can make this ‘Super Easy Tarte …

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    Easy Lemon Tart

    This ‘Lemon Tart’ is super easy to make if you use store-bought Frozen Sweet Fran/Pie Base. If you want to make the tart base from scratch, try my ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ which is really easy to make, and it is perfect amount for Pyrex 22.5cm pie dish. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients 1 …

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    Ricotta & Rum Raisin Tarts

    This tart is made with almost same ingredients as ‘Ricotta & Jam Tart’ and can be made into one large tart like it. Today I made small tarts using a standard size muffin pan. Raisins (OR Sultanas) don’t need to be steeped in Rum, especially for children. Makes 12 small tarts Ingredients Basic Shortcrust Pastry125g …

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    Ricotta & Jam Tart

    If you are a beginner cook, baking tart might sound too challenging. Using my ‘Basic Shortcrust Pastry‘ recipe, this delicious tart can be made quite easily. You don’t have a rolling pin? Don’t worry! You don’t need the rolling pin. You can spread the pastry dough in the pie dish using your hands. Pie Dish …

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    Cherry Clafoutis

    This is a humble fruit tart with no crust. You can make with any fruit in season. This time I used Cherries but Peaches, Nectarines and Ripe Pears are also very good. Alter the amount of Sugar depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients Cherries *enough to cover the …

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    My Egg Tarts

    I love Portuguese Egg Tarts. When I tried it for the first time at a local community market, I fell in love with it instantly. I wanted to make them by myself. I found many different recipes and methods on the internet, but I decided to use my own custard recipe and create my own …

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    Chestnut Crostata

    ‘Crostata’ is Italian baked tart. The reason why I call this tart ‘Crostata’ is because a photo of ‘Hazelnut Crostata’ taken on a street in Florence had inspired me to create it. My shortcrust pastry is super-easy as always. Using ready-made Sweetened Chestnut Puree (Cream or Paste), this crostata can be made so easily. If …

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    Pear & Custard Tart

    When I find some pears in the fruit basket getting very soft, I always make them into ‘Pear Upside-down Cake‘. But I recently discovered this custard tart is another good dessert to use up the softened pears. This is almost identical to my ‘Banana & Custard Tart‘. Pears can be replaced by peaches, cherries, apples …

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    Super Easy Pecan Pie

    Have you tried my ‘Banana & Custard Tart’ yet? I have been repeatedly making the easy and yummy ‘Banana & Custard Tart’, and one day I wondered if I could make ‘Pecan Pie’ in the same way using ready-to-bake fran/pie base. That’s how I created this ‘Super Easy Pecan Pie’ recipe. I use Golden Syrup …

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    Banana & Custard Tart

    I used to make this dessert for my children quite often. It was one of their favourites, but they were in doubt at first because they had never tasted cooked Bananas before. This tart tastes best when it is cold. I recommend to cool it completely. I have cooked it for the first time in …