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…

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…

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…

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…

Blueberry and yoghurt loaf

Another easy peasy lemon squeezy recipe! This cake is so gorgeous, the yoghurt makes the texture so soft. Best to eat warm. Bet there is nothing left within a no time! 😉 -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 6–8) 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar 2 eggs ½ cup (140g) Greek-style (thick) yoghurt 1…

Eton Mess

There are so many variations of this delicious dessert, you can make it as messy as you like! This recipe is simple but delightful. I made it in little jam pots for my colleagues at Bux last week, they looked so irresistible together.   Ingredients (serves 8) 16 small meringue cookies
, 250 g mascarpone
, 200…

chocolate caramel muffins

Better called as “volcano muffins” in the office. Maybe because I did fill the muffin cases up to the sky! But delicious they were. -enjoy- INGREDIENTS 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour ½ cup (50g) Dutch cocoa, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted 1½ cups (265g) brown sugar 2 eggs 150g unsalted butter, melted ¾ cup…