Valentine’s Day Dessert – Strawberry and White Chocolate Squares

Valentine's Day Dessert - Strawberry & White Chocolate Squares

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so today I have for you another delicious dessert to bake and enjoy together with your loved ones. I made two easy fillings, a strawberry jelly and a white chocolate & whipped cream filling. To keep it even simpler you could pick just one of the two fillings […]

Strawberry Jelly / Jello

No-Bake Summer Cake - Vanilla Mousse with Strawberry Jelly / Tort cu Mousse de Vanilie si Jeleu de Capsuni

Ingredients: 750 g strawberries 125 g sugar 21 g gelatin   Directions: Puree the strawberries until smooth. Add the sugar and place in a saucepan over low-medium heat until the sugar dissolves.  Remove from the heat. Soften the gelatin in a few tablespoons of warm water and combine with the strawberry mixture.  Let it cool […]

Ombre Petal Cake for My Birthday

Ombre Petal Cake

I made this lovely ombre petal cake to celebrate my birthday this year. I baked two cakes in a 7 inch pan and filled them with a refreshing strawberry filling and a rich white chocolate ganache filling. The ‘petals’ are made of vanilla buttercream tinted in four shades of pink. It takes a while to […]

Strawberry Filling II

Strawberry Filling II

Ingredients: 300g strawberry yogurt, at room temperature 300g strawberries 4 Tbsp (1/3 cup) sugar 100g (1/2 cup) powdered sugar 28g unflavoured gelatin 400ml whipping cream, at room temperature   Directions: Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Wash the strawberries, remove the stems and cut them into small pieces. Add the 4 tablespoons of sugar […]

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie / Smoothie de Capsuni

Strawberry smoothies are my favourite! They are tasty, refreshing, healthy and a breeze to make.  It’s the fourth (and last) recipe I made with the fresh strawberries we picked from Downey’s Farm . See the other recipes I posted for Strawberry Ice Cream, Strawberry Jam and Vanilla Mousse Cake with Strawberry Jelly. If you don’t […]

No-Bake Summer Cake – Vanilla Mousse with Strawberry Jelly

No-Bake Summer Cake - Vanilla Mousse with Strawberry Jelly / Tort cu Mousse de Vanilie si Jeleu de Capsuni

This is the perfect dessert for the hot summer days when I’m sure you have no desire to turn on the oven to bake. It’s a very light and refreshing cake with a smooth vanilla mousse layer and topped with a delicious strawberry jelly.  It was easy and fast to make and the best part […]