Posted on Friday, 21st January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

What is a Profiterole?  A Profiterole is a dessert dish consisting of Pâte à Choux Puffs (Choux Pastry Puffs) filled with Crème Chantilly (Sweetened Whipped Cream flavoured with Vanilla) or Crème Patissiere (pastry cream). The puffs can also be filled

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A photo of a Profiterole with Vanilla Crème Chantilly.
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Posted on Friday, 14th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My favourite Sweet Indulgence is Italian Pastries especially Cannoli and Cannoncini alla Crema Pasticcera.  If you’re not familiar with Italian Pastries, Cannoncini are Pastry Horns (also called Custard Horns or Cream Horns) filled with velvety Italian Pastry Cream. If you’ve

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A photo of 2 Cannoncini alla Crema Pasticcera, Italian Pastries.
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Posted on Wednesday, 29th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

My sister, Connie stopped by the other day with a platter of Malasadas. Malasadas are Portuguese-styled raised doughnuts.  The Malasada doesn’t look like a typical doughnut because unlike typical doughnuts, Malasadas don’t have holes in the middle.  Connie made the

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A close up photo of Malasadas, a Portuguese-styled raised doughnut.
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Posted on Saturday, 18th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am so excited to be participating for the first time in the International Incident Party hosted by Penny from Jeroxie.  Penny chose “colour” for this month’s IIP; the theme couldn’t be more fitting especially for the Holiday Season. Immediately the

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A photo of 3 Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Marshmallow Cream Filling topped with Swiss Meringue Buttercream frosting.
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Posted on Tuesday, 30th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream, one bite and you’ll think you’re in Whoopie Pie heaven!  I didn’t even know what these little bundles of goodness were until I spotted Marly’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Cookies.  Even then

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A photo of a stack of Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream.
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Posted on Tuesday, 9th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I was back to making doughnuts this weekend, but not just any doughnuts, Baked White Chocolate Cake Doughnuts with Vanilla Glaze.  Unlike the Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts I made a little while back these doughnuts require no yeast, oil or deep-frying.

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A photo of Baked White Chocolate Cake Doughnuts with pink Vanilla Doughnut Glaze and decorated with white nonpareils in a clear martini glass.
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Posted on Friday, 5th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Baileys® Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Brownies takes two of my weaknesses, Chocolate Brownies and Cheesecake and rolls them into one amazing dessert and both are given a flavour boost with the addition of Baileys® Irish Cream. What should have been a

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A photo of 2 Baileys® Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Brownie squares, stacked with pieces of parchment separating the squares.
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Posted on Thursday, 21st October 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

These sinfully delicious Chocolate Éclairs with Vanilla Bean Crème Patissière and Chocolate Ganache Glaze are sure to win the heart of any chocolate lover. An éclair is an oblong shaped pastry made with pâte à choux (choux pastry or pasta

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A close up photo of Chocolate Éclairs with Vanilla Bean Crème Pâtissière and Chocolate Ganache Glaze french pastries on a cooling rack.
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