Eton Mess Cheesecake

Eton Mess Cheesecake 7 :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

Eton Mess Cheesecake; a creamy vanilla cheesecake, topped with whipped cream, strawberries, meringue, and homemade strawberry sauce. This delicious take on a summer classic is bound to be a crowd pleaser! It seems there is a lot of talk online at the moment about the end of summer. Of how the nights are drawing in, the days are getting shorter, and the winter fashions are hitting the shops. Shops are bringing in their back-to-school ranges, the sight of which still makes me feel a little sad. ...

Salted Caramel, Dark Chocolate and Mascarpone Oreo Crust Tart {no bake}

Salted Caramel, Dark Chocolate and Mascarpone Tart :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

Salted caramel, rich dark chocolate ganache, and light creamy mascarpone layered up in a delicious Oreo crust. This indulgent tart is far easier to make than it looks, and is completely irresistible!  Last Friday night this tart came with me to a barbecue, arranged with the hot weather in mind. We started off outside in the start-of-the-weekend sunshine, but it got cold very quickly and we ended up huddled inside around the radiator, heating turned up to full blast. Hello, British summertime? ...

Pear and Chocolate Cake

Poached Pear and Chocolate Cake :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

   A delicious Pear and Chocolate Cake. A rich, gooey, brownie-like cake, filled with whole tender gently poached pears. An indulgent, comforting cake that really brings out the flavours in this classic pairing.  I've been seen pictures of these type of cake swimming around Pinterest for a while. Gorgeous little round cakes, with the stalks of pears just peeking from the top, hinting at whats inside. Loaf cakes sliced opened to reveal cross sections of whole tender, gently poached pears. They ...

Apple and Almond Tart

Apple and Frangipane Tart :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

A delicious buttery sweet shortcrust pastry case, filled with frangipane, and topped with apples. Perfect served hot or cold, you'll find it hard just to have one slice.  If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you might already know the past couple of weeks I've been back in Hong Kong visiting Andy after 6 long weeks apart. At the risk of sounding soppy, I have to admit its been absolutely bloody brilliant. You almost forget how much you miss in a relationship when you're 8000 miles apart. ...

White Chocolate and Ginger Mini Cheesecakes

mini-white-chocolate-and-ginger-heart-cheesecakes-9-www-scarletscorchdroppers-com

Cute heart shaped mini cheesecakes with a spicy ginger base, and a light creamy white chocolate topping. A really simple no bake recipe.  Valentine's Day is only a day away! Have you got any plans? Will it be a night out in a restaurant? A big girls night at the pub? Or are you and your love cooking a meal in together? This is a very quick and simple recipe if you haven't got your menu planned yet, or you're still stuck for ideas for a gift. Adorable little ginger and white chocolate ...

Berry Meringue Layer Cake

berry-meringue-layer-cake-6-www-scarletscorchdroppers-com

  Four layers of crisp, gooey centred meringue, stacked high and layered with vanilla whipped cream and piles of berry red fruit. An indulgent, decadent and romantic dessert.  The decision last year to leave Hong Kong was incredibly hard. Actually leaving my friends was even harder. Before I left, two of my girls gave me the most beautiful leaving present. A leather book filled with hand written words and pictures. Hannah had written beautiful words, Becca had perfectly selected pictures from ...