Chocolate Macarons with Sour Cherry Buttercream

I think the fact it is Semi-finals Week on GBBO has got me eggstra eggcited (sorry…).  We have been a vegan household for the past six months so my bakes have consequently also been dairy/egg free.   After using eggs to make petit canelé this morning, I had some whites left over so (continuing with the French patisserie theme) I thought I’d… Continue reading Chocolate Macarons with Sour Cherry Buttercream

Petit Canelé

I had never heard of these little French morsels (a speciality of Bordeaux, apparently) until my mum brought me back a silicone petit canelé mould from France.  After sitting in my baking cupboard for over a year, the mould has been dusted off and put to good use for The Great British Bakeoff Semi-Final: Patisserie… Continue reading Petit Canelé