Posted on Friday, 2nd August 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Mini cakes are the perfect way to wow your guests and because they can be made ahead of time they’re perfect for entertaining. I turn to these types of desserts more often than not because I don’t want to have

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Cropped and close up photo of Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with layer of Caramel Mousse on white cake stand.
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Posted on Thursday, 25th July 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Sweet Ricotta Fritters (frittelle di ricotta) is a traditional Italian favourite typically prepared for Carnevale. They’re very similar to the French beignets. During Carnevale festivities it would be difficult not to succumb to the temptation to enjoy these sweet fried pastries

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Photo of Sweet Ricotta Fritters dusted with confectioners' sugar and drizzled with butter-rum caramel sauce displayed on white rectangle-shaped serving dish displayed in a row, one behind the other.
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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, 30th November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Crazy, busy week, I felt like I barely had enough time to breathe! But, I didn’t want to let a week go by without posting, especially since we’re heading into the holiday season. Everyone is so busy at this time

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A close up photo looking down on Mini Apple Tarte Tatins.
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Posted on Friday, 11th May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been waiting far too long to share this Salted Caramel Semifreddo recipe with you. Combining Italian parfait with Triple-Chocolate Fudge Brownies and Hot Chocolate Sauce? – Happiness meet gluttony! The marriage of sweet and salty doesn’t get any better

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A close up photo of Salted Caramel Semifreddo on a Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownie topped with Hot Chocolate Sauce and a sprinkling of Hazelnut Praline.
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Posted on Thursday, 12th April 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

For me, choosing a favourite among classic desserts like Crème Caramel is nearly impossible. Sort of like swimming upstream…in Jell-O! However, this Crème Caramel is definitely in my “extra special” category because I added mascarpone cheese in the flan giving it a silky

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A photo of a French Dessert, Crème Caramel on a white dessert dish.
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Posted on Friday, 9th March 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I was craving one of my favourite dessert combinations, Sweet and Salty and I remembered these, Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars my friend Debra (Smith Bites) made a little while back. When Debra posted about them I recall wanting to run into the

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A photo of Salt Caramel dessert, Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars displayed on a white dish.
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Posted on Thursday, 19th May 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve had a bottle of my favourite liqueur, Talea Italian Amaretto Cream, tucked away since Christmas. And for good reason. The liqueur combines rich cream with the heavenly aroma of amaretto, lending the perfect balance of smoothness and flavour. I

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A photo of 2 slices of Amaretto Cheesecake with Almond Crust in a pool of Amaretto-Caramel Sauce.
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