Desserts

MOUTHWATERING APPLE PIE WITH ALMONDS & BRANDY

Date: 14 Sep 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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Who doesn’t love Apple Pie, served warm with some vanilla ice cream on top?  Such a treat once in a while!  The filling is made with almond flour instead of flour to make it gluten free and which actually further improves the taste.  The pastry, a recipe by Mary from ‘Zero Glutine … 100% Bonta’,…

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OUR MALTESE VERSION OF THE ENGLISH TRIFLE

Date: 09 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, International Cuisine, Sweets & Treats 0

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This ‘Maltese’ style of Trifle reminds me of my childhood.  It was quite popular during that time and if invited to someone’s house, somehow, you are either given Trifle or you take them a Trifle! It is a refreshing dessert as it is eaten chilled and is exploding with so many different yummy flavors! 2…

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PRETTY STRAWBERRY MERINGUE ROULADE

Date: 03 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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This is a gorgeous looking dessert.  It looks difficult to make and quite daunting, but honestly it is easy peasy! Besides, the icing powder hides a multitude of sins although the cracks make it kinda look pretty! Go on, give it a try! 4 large egg whites 1 cup castor sugar 1 tsp white wine…

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ALMOND, COCONUT & RASPBERRY BAKE

Date: 03 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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How can you resist a slice of this? Perfect if you are looking for a dessert you can whip up in no time.  This is a recipe adapted from BBC Good Food Magazine.  By adapted I mean I have adapted it to a gluten free version. 120g gf flour mix* 80g fumetto (very fine cornmeal)*…

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ALMOND, POLENTA & LIMONCELLO CAKE

Date: 02 Aug 2017 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Polenta, Sweets & Treats 0

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As they say, life’s too short for difficult desserts! This cake is seriously sooo good! And can be enjoyed by non Celiacs too! And it cannot be simpler to make! 200g blanched almonds 230g Caster Sugar 100g Polenta (you can use the instant) Pinch salt 250g butter (at room temperature) 5 eggs 2 heaped tbsp…

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

Date: 20 Aug 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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Can it possibly be easier to make such deliciously wicked brownies? So fudgy and moist … and what’s better than a lovely dollop of vanilla ice-cream on top? Makes a quick and easy last minute dessert too! 156g butter 250g sugar 90g unsweetened gluten free cocoa powder Pinch salt 1tsp gluten free baking powder 1…

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A HEAVENLY BACI CAKE

Date: 20 Aug 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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Last visit to Malta, I was going through some old papers and found this typed out recipe that a dear friend of mine, Olly, used to make for us at work.  It was in the days when typewriters and Tippex Strips were still around! It is really easy to prepare and really does taste like…

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MACEDONIA WITH GRAPPA DRESSING

Date: 12 Jul 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food 0

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This goes down really well during the hot summer months! Macedonia is simply a fruit salad, usually dressed with lemon juice, honey and a little zest. I thought a little alcohol and poppy seeds would make this dressing more interesting.  You can really use any combination of fruits for this Macedonia.  I myself have used…

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BLACKBERRY & MASCARPONE TARTS

Date: 16 May 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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Did you like Oreo Cookies?  They were delicious no?  And weren’t they absolutely perfect to turn into a pie crust?  Well, in this recipe you can enjoy that same taste without using any cookies whatsoever.  Luckily I stumbled across a recipe on All Recipes.com for a chocolate pie crust which I adapted and converted to…

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ALMOND & BLUEBERRY CAKE

Date: 14 May 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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A no fuss cake! Something you can whip up in minutes and is lovely served on its own with a cup of tea or coffee or even better with a nice dollop of panna icecream! 120g Nutri Free Mix Per Dolci 60g Nutri Free Farina di Mais Finissima Pinch of Salt 185g castor sugar 70g…

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LEMON & RASPBERRY CHEESE CAKES

Date: 25 Apr 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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There is nothing more refreshing than this cool and tangy Lemon Cheesecake on a hot summer evening!  Quite a relatively easy, no-bake recipe which needs to be prepared ahead of serving time since it has to set in the fridge, preferably overnight. For the biscuit base, you can use any plain gluten free biscuits.  I…

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EASY NO-CRUST APPLE PIE

Date: 16 Apr 2015 Author: Jacqui Categories: Desserts, Food, Sweets & Treats 0

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Who says gluten free is not delicious? This must be the easiest apple pie ever.  Perfect since there is no crust to prepare and made with some healthy natural flours! I found a little trick on how to make the apple roses, but if you find that difficult, you can just simply layer the apple…

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