• Christmas,  Pastry

    Meringue-Topped Mince Pies

    I don’t have many Christmas recipes on the blog (Iced Christmas Pudding my one exception so far), but my plan to add more begins with these Meringue-Topped Mince Pies. A simple pastry case, filled with mincemeat (homemade if you can,…

  • Pastry

    Coconut Cheesecakes

    Coconut Cheesecakes. Well, there’s coconut in there. But no cheese. And it’s not a cheesecake as you might expect. But they are tasty. And really simple to make. A bit of research leads to me a recipe for Welsh Cheesecakes,…

  • Pastry

    Chocolate Almond Tartlets

    There seems to be quite a theme running through my retro recipe books of pastry, with a layer of jam (preferably raspberry) and then some variety of topping. And these Chocolate Almond Tartlets fit this pattern perfectly. Crisp pastry case,…

  • Half a tin of condensed milk,  Pastry

    Marshmallow Fudge Tartlets

    Another non-traybake post this week.  And it does require you to make pastry.  (Or you could buy ready-made pastry, there’s no judgment here.) These are called Marshmallow Fudge Tartlets, but it’s more of a ‘Marshmallow Jam Caramel Tartlet’.  But the…