Category Archives: candy

Vegan White Christmas

White Christmas is a traditional Australian treat enjoyed throughout the festive season. The recipe usually includes powdered milk, and often includes white chocolate, and I was originally going to make the family recipe that we were treated to each year … Continue reading

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Christmas macaroons

Light and fluffy coconut macaroons, studded with candied fruit and enrobed in white chocolate. French-style coconut macaroons (congolais) are made with just coconut, sugar and egg whites and flavoured with a touch of lemon zest, and are much lighter than … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight

I was honoured to host the Daring Cooks challenge for May and I chose Turkish Delight! One of the things I love about making Turkish Delight is that it makes a wonderful gift that can be personalised especially for the … Continue reading

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Two kinds of chocolate truffles…

…dark chocolate raspberry and white chocolate rose, all covered in dark chocolate. 3G wanted something special for his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day, so we made two kinds of truffles. Rather than just rolling balls, we chose to make them in … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight macarons

I’m continuing in my quest to create new and exciting macaron flavours, and, once again, taking my cue from something else. I’ve made rose macarons before, but for these ones I wanted actual Turkish Delight to feature. The recipe I … Continue reading

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Pineapple drops

So, you remember that leftover pineapple juice from the pineapple curd filling for my Piña Colada macarons? These taste very much like dried pineapple 🙂 This recipe is adapted from this one for lemon drops. I can’t get white granulated … Continue reading

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Nougat de Montélimar

The March Daring Bakers challenge was to make another one from my bucket list – nougat! We were given a couple of different recipes but had the choice to use another, so I opted for a recipe for the French … Continue reading

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