Whipped Cream

Ivy on Αυγούστου 12th, 2012

Whenever applying a frosting on my cakes, I used to make a mess on my white platter, so I have prepared a video showing you an easy way not to make such a mess.   How to Frost Cakes without making a mess. Cut a large piece of parchment paper. Trace your baking tin with […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 25th, 2012

Today is Evangelismos tis Theotokou (Annunciation Day) and also our Independence Day.  Chronia Polla to all our co-Hellences and Chronia Polla to my daughter, Evangelia (Elia) who is celebrating her name day. Whenever someone is celebrating their name day, there is always a dessert to offer to our guests. Although today I have made eclairs as this […]

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Ivy on Μαΐου 22nd, 2011

I have always found desserts with sponge cake exciting because there is so much you can do with it to meet your taste bud’s satisfaction. After making the sponge you can experiment in so many ways and with so many different ingredients and flavour. It’s been quite a long time since I last posted a […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 20th, 2011

Today is my mum’s memorial day, she died 15 years ago but it also coincides with my brother’s memorial as it is six months since he left us, so it’s a very emotional day for me but so long as we remember them, they will always stay alive.   May they both RIP. Subconciously I chose […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 29th, 2010

Although my birthday is today we celebrated it yesterday, as today being the last week before Easter all the family will be fasting.  Thanks to everybody for sending me wishes on Facebook. I made this cream cheese – white chocolate – caramel cake and although it tasted great it was not quite as I envisioned […]

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Ivy on Ιουλίου 14th, 2009

It’s been a while since I posted a dessert, not that I don’t have any recipes to post but subconsciously I want to avoid them as much as possible, as I am trying to keep away from them I have been eating healthier and lighter for the past month, not following any diet but I […]

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Ivy on Μαρτίου 31st, 2008

  Yesterday morning I was browsing at Group Recipes and saw this recipe. I had leftover egg whites (two) from the patisserie cream I made for my birthday cake and thought that it would be a good idea to use them. No problem about the third egg white required.I use an egg yolk together with […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 6th, 2007

Today is my son’s birthday.   Happy Birthday Georg!! Sponge Cake:   Basic Sponge Cake Sour Cherries, for decoration Pastry Cream (Patisserie) Preparation time: 15′ Ingredients: 4 cups of fresh milk 4 heaped spoonfuls of flour and corn flour (can adjust according to your taste as follows 2 flour -2 corn flour, or 3 corn flour […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Several days ago I gave you a recipe for a Birthday cake which I called Black Temptation. Today I am going to give you a similar recipe with similar ingredients but have made a few changes and the taste is completely different. Ingredients: You need a sponge cake (see recipe).   Add 1 tbsp lemon zest. […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Chantilly cream, or crème chantilly as it is call in French, is simply sweetened whipped cream flavored with vanilla or brandy. The amount of sugar added is up to you, depending on how sweet you like your desserts. Always use heavy cream (35%) and whisk until peaks form.  If it is whipped more than necessary […]

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