Not just “a chocolate mousse”

It took a little time to set, but o boy, when it was ready to be eaten… colleagues were elbowing each other over the chocolate mouse bowl to fill their little cups till the brim and top it up with raspberries. Another Thursday dessert day feast in the BUX kitchen. INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) 200g dark…

OMG! Irish Cream Tiramisu

Not being funny, but this is the Tiramisu of the Tiramisu’s. The Queen of dessert. The most heavenly taste ever. Baileys is the trick, and of course the Sabayone or Zabaglione as the Italians say. (the eggyolks with the sugar and the booze). Do try this at home. You owe it to yourself 😉 -enjoy-…

Chocolate fruit and nut crisp

No Nuts! Just Fruit! We made a dark chocolate and a milk chocolate one, both delicious. Make sure you buy good quality chocolate, that absolutely makes this crisp. And don’t forget the sea salt flakes 😉 -enjoy- Serves 10 hazelnuts 100g, shelled dark chocolate 400g mixed crystallised fruits – pears, citron, clementines 400g in total…

Chocolate, orange and almond biscotti

Our Italian colleagues in the BUX office gave these biscotti’s the big thumbs up. No need to say more…just delicious.  PS: we ate the biscotti’s when the chocolate was still warm… -enjoy-   INGREDIENTS (Makes 35) 1 cup (150g) plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted 2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted…

Not So Red Velvet Cupcakes

Thursday Dessert Day! Haha, Nigella says it herself in the Method, the color of the cupcakes turn out not to be so red after all! But they are velvet, for sure. We had some little meringue toppings left so that’s what we opted for, instead of chocolate sprinkles or red sugar. They taste delicious. I…

Raw snickers bar

Many people think snickers bars can be unhealthy. But when you eat these gorgeous homemade treats full of energy, that thought will drift away quickly. We did not only add dates to this recipe but many more dried fruits, like apricots, raisins and cranberries. For the puffed brown rice we used rice krispies. RAW is…

Apple crumble slice

Thursday dessert day, yoepieee! We didn’t make slices of this apple crumble but great big tarts! Warm out of the oven, just delicious. PS: with vanilla crème fraîche on the side… INGREDIENTS Makes 16 4 cups (600g) plain flour, sifted 1⅓ cups (295g) caster sugar 375g unsalted butter, melted apple filling 50g unsalted butter, chopped…

Pecan and pretzel salted caramel bars (tart)

Panic in the kitchen. Where are the pretzels gone? My colleague Chris could tell me with his eyes what happened. No further questions were needed. So, our salted caramel bars were made without pretzels, but instead we got some almond flakes out of the cupboard to use. This is very very delicious . Not very…

Carrot cake muffins with spiced honey glaze

You think carrot cake muffins – healthy! Then comes the honey, sugar and cream cheese… But the fresh dates make it healthy again 😉 -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Makes 12) 1 cup (250g) fresh dates, pitted and chopped ½ cup (125ml) boiling water 2½ cups (375g) self-raising (self-rising) flour ½ cup (110g) caster (superfine) sugar ¼ cup…

New York vanilla cheesecake with blueberries / Baked the American way

Thursday is dessert day at BUX HQ. Everybody really looks forward to this and the pressure is on to make it more delicious every week. I love baking and I specially love the look on people’s face when the like what they’re tasting 😉 Ingredients 250 g digestive biscuits , crushed 150 g unsalted butter…

Hummingbird cake

Never we have seen so many colleagues hanging around the kitchen island @BUX HQ! They could not get enough of this cake. The Buxers did eat all the banana’s this week so I did have to leave them out of this recipe. But no worries, the taste was still scrumptious. You have to try this…

Afternoon tea slice

We all could not wait to eat these in chocolate covered tea slices. You think it is a healthy snack? – Think twice. The amount of butter, chocolate and syrup will knock out the good old super food: rolled oats. But who cares? It’s just gorgeous. -enjoy- you will love making this. INGREDIENTS (Serves 8)…