Tag: #dessert


Old fashioned quick Maltese Ice Cream made with evaporated milk

I remember this ice cream from my childhood, something quick that everyone made using evaporated milk.  You can simply leave out the cinnamon and dried fruits or you can adapt the same recipe to a flavour of your choice. You will need 1 large tin [410ml] evaporated milk 4 tablespoons sugar [or stevia] 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon vanilla 3 tablespoons glace cherries,cut in half … Read More Old fashioned quick Maltese Ice Cream made with evaporated milk


Quick Pina Colada Ice Cream

So many people are overwhelmed about making ice creams.   Recently I have shared a few ice cream recipes on tv and radio that do not require an ice cream machine.   There are many short cuts without going through a lot of work.    The best thing about making something at home is that you can add your favourite ingredients and leave out any flavours … Read More Quick Pina Colada Ice Cream


Fig Coffee Walnut Rose Trifle

What makes a dessert decadent ?

The ingredients, the flavours and the expectation as soon as you set eyes on it, stirring the imagination of what is yet to come. And this one does not disappoint and is certainly just decadent.


Light Strawberry Yogurt Desserts

I use light strawberry yogurt to make this easy summer dessert.  For many reasons it is nearly impossible to call this a recipe because it is so easy and quick to make with great results that look like  you have take a bit more time. Use edible geranium petals to finish off desserts Light Strawberry Yoghurt Desserts You will need: 1 packet no added … Read More Light Strawberry Yogurt Desserts


Very quick Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – Easter is coming

This is one of the easiest desserts I can think of and it is based on my grandmother’s bonito which was made with evaporated milk in stead of greek yoghurt. You will need: 500g Novibloc 1 packet of jelly, no added sugar 100ml hot water grated zest of 1 lime 800ml tubs low fat raspberry yoghurt 200g fresh raspberries fresh mint leaves  to garnish … Read More Very quick Chocolate Raspberry Yoghurt Desserts – Easter is coming

Happy Hummingbird for Easter

Follow follow follow me on facebook x We featured another sugar free cake with no butter on TV this week and the result was a Hummingbird with strawberries instead of pineapple. You will need to mix together in a large bowl: 350g sifted self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Tip of a teaspoon vanilla powder or a couple of drops of vanila extract 50g … Read More Happy Hummingbird for Easter

Carnival Treats

Carnival weekend is with us and the feast before the fast. We served Prinjolata during my Saturday baking morning yesterday and my crunchy potatoes. The traditional prinjolata recipe can be found here in English and in Maltese. There are other Carnival treats such as quick and easy cupcakes to make with the kids. ( and click here for Carnival Cupcakes recipe in Maltese ). … Read More Carnival Treats

And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

I have been doing quite a bit of work with chocolate recently, still unpublished and more to come…. A great gluten free recipe for another chocolate cake using polenta can be found on Littlerock. Christmas is nearly here. Every little helps no matter what you may think of the words of this iconic song. Remember Band Aid, you can help to make a difference … Read More And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

Bormla and an easy bake apple cinnamon cake

‘I spent a good part of the day in the Three Cities where the feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated in Bormla. I love this area and for me it is the best part of the island. The history, the architecture, access to the sea and the most glorious views, warm and genuine people …’ Here is an easy all-in-one recipe adapted from … Read More Bormla and an easy bake apple cinnamon cake

Coconut pops

I made coconut pops in the weekend by baking this moist all-in-one coconut cake and breaking it down to make some pops. I used about 3/4 of it, froze the rest of the crushed cake. To make the cake for the pops you will need: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 drops good vanilla extract … Read More Coconut pops

Quince and Carob Cake

Quince and carob are old Mediterranean ingredients and although still available here, seldom used. Bring back the old I think, and keep part of our identity in a world today where eating is becoming so eclectic and universal. A good thing as long as we remember the roots. For this so delicious and yummy cake you will need: 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups oil … Read More Quince and Carob Cake

Basic Pound Cake

With Christmas just a month away I am using star cake frames to make chocolate, orange, cinnamon and vanilla stars. This is one of the oldest and most basic of cake recipes but always a winner and so easy to remember without having to refer to a recipe. I find that this recipe produces the most perfect consistency for shaped novelty cakes. I have … Read More Basic Pound Cake