Posted on Friday, 20th September 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Busy weekend ahead, my nephew, Michael is getting married tomorrow. Our family is coming in from the US today for the festivities; I can’t wait to see everyone. I thought I would make some coffee cakes using the last of

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Photo of Blackberry and Almond Shortbread Cake displayed on white ruffled edge cake stand with pink and white striped cloth napkin and antique cake server.
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Posted on Friday, 23rd August 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

For the last month I’ve been testing various recipes and flavour combinations for an extra special dessert for an event I was hosting and I finally decided on these Mini Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes with Grand Marnier Cherry Sauce. When

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Mini Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes decorated with Crispearls, Chocolate Disc, Caramel Dipped Cherries and Edible Flowers displayed on black slate board.
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Posted on Friday, 24th May 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Two things prompted me to make this classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, the sweet smell of pineapple every time I walked passed the kitchen island and believe it or not I’ve never enjoyed a slice before, the allure of sweet and

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A cropped and close up photo of Pineapple Upside-Down Cake displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 26th April 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

What is a French Macaron? Traditional macarons are meringue-based French pastries with almonds about three to five cm in diameter. The cookie or shell element of the pastry is smooth on the surface with ruffled edges. The ruffled edge is

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A photo of a stack of French Macarons filled with Raspberry Ganache displayed on a white dessert dish with French Macaron Cookie Pop leaning up against the stack.
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Posted on Friday, 5th April 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Growing up we always had boxes of Neapolitan ice cream in the freezer; it was my papa’s favourite. I’ve been missing him more than usual lately. He had a remarkable quiet strength and when he hugged me, the weight of

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A close up photo of a Neapolitan Mousse Cake garnished with Dark Chocolate Ganache and fresh strawberry.
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Posted on Tuesday, 5th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I was out in the working world, it wasn’t unusual to receive a late afternoon call from my sister and she would ask, “Coffee Time?” My answer – an emphatic yes! We both stopped what we were doing, hopped

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A photo taken looking down on a Blueberry-Almond Streusel Coffee Cake with a few cut slices displayed on wire rack place on marble pastry board..
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Posted on Friday, 11th January 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

After my unexpected and long absence I wanted to come back with an irresistible sweet treat and I thought this Caramel, Peanut Butter Mousse and Chocolate Tart would be the perfect recipe to share. It’s ooey, gooey, sweet, salty and

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A photo taken looking down on a mini Caramel, Peanut Butter Mousse and Chocolate Tart that 's been cut with the slice set off slightly to the right displayed on baking paper with dessert spoon.
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Posted on Friday, 5th October 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I thought I would ring in the fall season with a simple British classic, apple crumble. I can’t believe fall is already upon us I’m already missing and longing for the return of summer. It’s not that I dislike the fall season

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A photo taken looking down on an Apple Crisp dessert topped with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.
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