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Sticky Toffee Pudding with (Bourbon) Salted Caramel Sauce

March 28, 2016

I can’t say that I’ve had a long history with Sticky Toffee Pudding as I have had with my Nan’s Christmas Plum Pudding. My secret love affair with the pudding started only a month ago when I had my first taste of this heavenly gift. I couldn’t believe how moist and yet light as air the pudding was. The pudding was surrounded with a pool of salted caramel sauce and sprinkled with flakes of salt.  Each mouthful of pudding had a delectably sweet and salty note. Everything was so harmonious, I just had to recreate this.

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Baileys Yule Log (Bûche de Noël)

December 25, 2015

Holy smokes I can’t believe it has already been a year since I last made this cake. My third annual yule log has come back even yummier! Why you ask? Because… Baileys.  Yes my friends, I soaked the cake in a mixture of Baileys and Amaretto, the chocolate whip cream filling is flavoured with Baileys, and so is the chocolate buttercream frosting! How can it get any better?? Maybe eating the cake with Baileys on the rocks would make this yule log out of this world! Continue Reading