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Pear & Vanilla Jelly Sweets by The Sweet Rebellion-008

Vegan Pear and Vanilla Jelly Sweets

Sweet, juicy pears are in season and are so versatile to bake with. I especially love the combination of pears with vanilla. This week I felt like trying my hand at a bit of confectionery.

The French term for these deliciously soft sweets is “pâté de fruit”, which means “fruit paste”.  Unlike jelly sweets set with gelatine, these are softer in texture and not quite as chewy or jelly-like. The secret to achieving this texture is Read More

Spiced Apple Crumble Cheese Cake by Blissfully Domestic-044-Edit

Spiced Apple Crumble Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

We’ve spoken about dessert mash-ups before (in my Lemon Meringue Fudge recipe). Only good things can happen when you merge the best elements of two desserts into one sensational combo. Take the spiced apples and crunchy crumble topping of an apple crumble. Now add in the rich creaminess of a vanilla cheesecake. The result is a Read More

Blueberry and Lime bars by Blissfully Domestic-062

Blueberry and Lime Bars

I discovered a wonderful product called Blueberry Powder. It is made by simply freeze-drying blueberries! The resulting product is a sticky concentrated powder which adds a powerful flavour and colour boost to foods. A great way to up the nutrient content of your smoothie bowl breakfast. Or in this case, your triple layered dessert.

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Chai Cookies by Blissfully Domestic-015

Gluten & Dairy Free Chai Spiced Cookies

It’s great to have a few “free-from” recipes up your sleeve. Gluten and dairy intolerances seem more common than ever. So if you’re having a bunch of friends around, chances are one of them will have an intolerance.

No need for your other guests to suffer though. My initial view has been that “free-from” recipes are tasteless and a poor substitute for the real thing. But once I took bite of these Read More