Posts Tagged ‘caramel’

Caramel Flan and Caramelized Banana Tarts

In custard, fruit, tart on January 10, 2011 at 13:44

Week 46 | January 10, 2011
Yikes! I spy one ripe banana, but ripe bananas make for the best caramelized fruit. It’s still the perfect weather for comforting warm custard and caramel. Unfortunately that means it’s freezing outside.

I’m envisioning some sugary nuggets of banana nestled in a sweet tart dough and covered with a caramel flan. Sounds good no?

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Hot Chocolate Cakes & Caramelized Cinnamon Cream

In cake, chocolate on August 16, 2010 at 14:37

Week 27 | 8.16.2010

It’s been a cold summer, the coldest it’s been in 50 years?! I’ll have none of that, or perhaps I’ll simply soothe my disappointment with a lovely chocolate cake, piped with a fresh dollop of sweet, caramelized cinnamon cream. I’m already warmed and comforted.

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Caramelized Almond Tartlette

In nuts, tart on May 4, 2010 at 18:50

Week 12 | 5.3.2010

I’ve been enjoying my nearly routine switching-off between cake and tarts – there are so many treats to explore of each kind. However I think next week may be a return to the savory side, so get ready.

Meanwhile it’s another week for sweets. I love the combination of almonds and caramel, or caramelized almonds – praline, brittle, toasty in granola, in a recent ice cream I sampled… Almonds and caramel make a happy match. And for me, nothing makes a better base for such a happy match than a tart : ) Read the rest of this entry »