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Hazelnut small cakes

I chose this recipe for a close friend who attended my masterclass on poundcakes and small cakes, because she loves hazelnuts and she likes really simple and easy recipes. All the participants loved it! It has an intense hazelnut taste, and is very moist. You can use...

Yuzu financiers

For the end of year, I prepared a duo of financiers with my son for his teacher: yuzu with black sesame and mandarin with gianduja. Both were so yummy, and the teacher loved them, but I think the yuzu one won the battle!  Here is the recipe of the yuzu version, do not...

Pistachio & caramel cookies

Here is another version of cookies, with a different recipe, but always a bit thick, little crispy outside and really soft inside.  This time I used less Muscuvado sugar, and more Cassonade, in order to have a nice and strong taste of pistachio. The soft caramel on...

Yuzu madeleines

Madeleines are those little sponge cakes, appreciated by kids, but not only… They have a distinctive shape, like a shell at the bottom, but more importantly a hump on top (that I like to bite as soon as I have a madeleine in my hands!). For these ones, as my son...

Christmas balls gingerbreads

For the Christmas choral party at my son’s school, I chose to prepare a typical French Christmas cake called “pain d’épices”, a sort of a gingerbread cake with spices, honey and orange marmalade. In order to make it more kids friendly, I opted...

Orange gluten free mini-cakes

These mini-cakes are light, easy to prepare, AND gluten free. Their texture is very moist, oven though they don’t contain any butter. I wanted to intensify the orange taste and chose to add a tasty and strong orange confit on the top. If you prefer to have a...