A wonderful change from the usual mince pies with it’s delicious frangipane topping. It’s also easier to make as there’s far less cutting and shaping with pastry. I used my own homemade mincemeat which is gluten free and vegan. The recipe is here on my website if you would like to make it. It’s very simple and can be made ahead once stored in sterilised jars. A great dessert to serve with cream or custard after a lovely dinner.Continue reading
Sometimes it’s wonderful to be able to use ready made products to make a totally delicious bake and having some ready made Puff Pastry in the fridge or freezer and some lovely apples are basically all you need to create this very sophisticated looking dessert that will definitely take centre stage.Continue reading
These little mini coconut cups filled with delicious, tangy lemon curd are just so good and make a great mini dessert for any occasion. Quick to make, just a gently bit of handling is all that’s needed and you will have a pretty impressive dessert! They are gluten free which is a bonus and if you omit the whipped cream to decorate, they are also dairy free so you’re covering everyone!
Originally from the blog, Hidden Ponies, I’ve adapted the recipe slightly and feel it’s worked out really well. I did use mini sized tins to make them but the second batch were made in a slightly bigger sized tin which I found easier to manage with less breakage but the key here is to really grease your tins well – you have been warned so don’t curse me when some of them break on removal.