Lemon and Apricot Pudding

Lemon and Apricot Pudding myfavouritepastime.comThis is one of our favourite easy to make desserts. It’s best placed in the oven after the main meal has been served. Once ready, it should be served immediately with whipped fresh cream, ice cream or custard. I wish you a happy weekend. Our Friday is cold and snowy but the sun is finally peeking out.  Continue reading

Rachel Allen’s Cheesecake Brownies

My Favourite Cakes

Rachel Allen's Cheesecake Brownies myfavouritepastime.comI saw Rachel Allen make these brownies on TV some 4 weeks ago and the next day we had them for dessert. They are moist and not over-the-top-sugary. If you love lots of sugar, suit your palate and add 150-180g. I have since made them three times and they never last 2 hours. If you are planning to make them, please make sure you do not over-bake them. The middle should be slightly wobbly when you remove them from the oven.  I wish you a happy weekend! Continue reading

Peach and Almond Cake

Peach and Almond Cake myfavouritepastime.comTwo weeks ago, we had this peach and almond cake, warm, with some ice-cream on the side. It was a simple but fulfilling dessert. You can use nectarine instead of peach or plums??? or perhaps, ripe pears. I am not a fan of plum because the ones sold in my local store are so bland and tasteless.  Happy Baking! Continue reading

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

Lemon Tart myfavouritepastime.comThis pastry is used to make sweet pies like apple pie, lemon tart and others. It has the characteristic melt-in-the-mouth texture and rich flavour.  Continue reading