Individual Tiramisu

  • 4 large egg yolks at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Beat until light and increased in volume

In a mixer bowl, combine

  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Beat till soft peaks, then add

  • 8 oz marscapone cheese

Beat until smooth and medium peaks

Combine the two mixtures – gently.

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Apple Ginger Tart

The crust is soooo flaky!

In a food processor, put

  • 1-2/3 cups flour
  • 2 sticks of cool butter, cut into cubes

Pulse 5-6 times

Add…

  • 6 tbsps sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps almond flour

Process until it almost holds together.  Remove, form into a flat round, wrap in plastic and refrigerate 30 minutes.

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Chocolate Chip Espresso Angel Food Cake

  • 1-⅓ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsps. Instant espresso powder
  • ¼ tsp salt

Pout all 3 in bowl and whisk to aerate and blend.  Set aside.

In a mixer bowl, put

  • 12 egg whites (about 1-¾ cups) – reserve yolks for another use

Whip the whites until forthy, then slowly add

  • 1 tsp cream of tartar

Blend in at medium speed.  Then increase speed to high and slowly add

  • 1-¾ cups sugar

Continue to beat until stiff peaks.

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Peanut Butter Brittle

Peanut Butter Brittle HDView video here.

  • 2 large cups of peanut butter chips
  • 3 sticks butter
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 tbsps water
  • 3 tbsps light corn syrup

Scatter one cup chips on a silpat lined or heavily buttered pan with sides.

In a pot, put butter, sugar, water and corn syrup.  Over medium heat, keep stirring mixture until it reaches 300 degrees – THIS COULD TAKE HALF AN HOUR OR SO!  STIR CONSTANTLY!!! Continue reading