List of recipes using "Sweet": 38 recipes

[Alsatian apple tart]
Alsatian apple tart
This tart from France's Alsace region has a sweet pastry (or sweetcrust) case, filled with raw apple slices and a light vanilla egg-custard mixture, then baked.
7,237 54 min.
[Apple amandine tarts from Brélès]
Apple amandine tarts from Brélès
Amandines are small sweetcrust pastry tarts filled with fruit and topped with almond cream. Here's a rather more sophisticated version made with stewed apple, rice pudding and almond cream.
66K3.7 1 hour 10 min.
[Apple and almond gratin]
Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
6,5634.6 1 hour 5 min.
[Apple and blackcurrant tarts]
Apple and blackcurrant tarts
These little tarts taste every bit as good as they look. The sweetcrust pastry cases are filled with a layer of stewed apple and topped with a blackcurrant crémeux. This offers your guests a delightful element of surprise, as the apple flavour is only discovered as they eat it (but only if you've...
1,330 2 hours 8 min.
[Apple paste]
Apple paste
Apple paste, like most other fruit pastes, is a simple mixture of apple juice, sugar and a gelling agent - pectin here.
3,8595 10 days 48 min.
[Apple Tatin Terrine]
Apple Tatin Terrine
Imagine a sweet terrine, made of layers of apples with sugar, cooked slowly in the oven until caramelized. Serve warm in slices with custard.
13K4.1 3 hours 28 min.
[Calissons]
Calissons
Calissons are a sweet from Provence - Aix-en-Provence is famous for them - made with almonds and candied fruit, covered with royal icing. This is a slightly simplified version, which is every bit as good.
44K 53.3 1 hour 28 min.
[Candied grapefruit peel]
Candied grapefruit peel
Not really a dessert, more a kind of sweet. After soakiing, strips of grapefruit skin are cooked very slowly to conservethem in sugar. It's a real treat with coffee at the end of a meal.
83K 14 1 day 1 hour 21 min.
[Cherry and pistachio tarts]
Cherry and pistachio tarts
A shortcrust pastry case baked with pistachio cream, then topped with Griottine cherries.
65K 25 1 hour 20 min.
[Chocolate Truffles]
Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate truffles: those dreamy, creamy chocolatey treats, rolled in cocoa powder or a mix of chopped dry-roasted pistachios and almonds.
10K5 2 hours 54 min.
[Citrus tart]
Citrus tart
This is an unconventional tart, though the recipe is quite simple: no cream filling in the bottom, just slices of lightly poached fruit in a sweetcrust pastry case.
1,181 2 hours 31 min.
[Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie]
Lemon Tart / Meringue Pie
Lemon tart is one of the great classics of French patisserie. The are lots of versions with different kinds of pastry and filling. This one uses sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) and lemon curd as the filling. Just top with meringue for that other classic: lemon meringue pie.
7,1685 3 hours 21 min.
[Lime meringue tart]
Lime meringue tart
For this delicious tart, you will see how the crisp, sweet pastry is the perfect foil for the distinct taste and slight sharpness of the lime filling and, of course, the smoothness of the Italian meringue topping.
4,253 1 hour 54 min.
[Nougat]
Nougat
Nougat is a sweet made with honey and almonds that has changed very little since ancient times. The nougat we know today is the Montelimar variety, in which egg whites are added to the basic recipe for a lighter texture. Here is a simplified version.
26K 15 1 hour 41 min.
[Passion fruit jellies]
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
90K4 2 hours 30 min.
[Peach and green tea tart]
Peach and green tea tart
This refined tart combines peaches with the delicate flavour of green tea. The sweetcrust pastry case is baked blind, then filled with a green-tea custard and topped with slices of poached white peaches.
7,4185 1 hour 11 min.
[Pear verbena tarts]
Pear verbena tarts
Crisp, coconut sweetcrust pastry cases, a velvety diplomat cream flavoured with verbena, and slices of poached pears for delicious and dainty pear verbena tarts.
724 2 hours 29 min.
[Pears and caramelised walnut samosas ]
Pears and caramelised walnut samosas
Samosas are small parcels of filling wrapped in brik (or filo) sheets and either shallow or deep fried. Here is a sweet version, with pears and caramelised walnuts.
103K4 1 hour 21 min.
[Pistachio custard tart]
Pistachio custard tart
Similar in texture to a classic rich French custard tart, this version has the same sweetcrust pastry case, but the filling has a delicious pistachio flavour, rather than the normal vanilla.
17K 24.3 1 hour
[Plum tart]
Plum tart
This tart made with sweetcrust pastry and almond cream is especially tasty with those rather sour little plums that can be found in such profusion in late summer.
62K4.9 2 hours 37 min.
[Quince paste]
Quince paste
This traditional French "pâte de fruit" (fruit paste or leather) has a distinctive, firm consistency and is full of flavour, with the characteristic tang of quince. The preparation is rather long, but the result is well worth all the effort.
5,7551 2 hours 3 min.
[Rice pudding (riz au lait)]
Rice pudding (riz au lait)
My personal version of this classic family recipe.
97K5 38 min.
[Strawberry tart]
Strawberry tart
For this great dessert classic: a sweetcrust pastry case, vanilla confectioner's custard and the best strawberries available. This recipe is simple yet demanding, but the result is an exceptional tart.
28K4.6 2 hours 30 min.
[Stuffed prunes]
Stuffed prunes
Stuffed prunes are a sweetmeat made with halved dried prunes sandwiched together around a morsel of marzipan flavoured with Armagnac.
5,175 20 min.
[Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart]
Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart
This tart, with its twinned chocolate and orange flavours, is a bit fiddly to make. The fillings are fairly straightforward (classic chocolate ganache and orange curd), but it is tricky to ensure that the fillings do not run into each other. You will need to make a divider but, as you will see, this...
11K5 2 hours 35 min.
[Victoria pineapple and lime tarts]
Victoria pineapple and lime tarts
This recipe for dainty tarts has sweetcrust pastry (preferably with coconut) cases, filled with sautéed Victoria pineapple and topped with a lime crémeux.
268 21 min.
[Cramique]
Cramique
Cramique is a kind of brioche from Belgium and northern France, made with raisins and pearl (or nib) sugar. It is traditionally served sliced with butter and jam.
8,638 13 hours 55 min.
[Nantes Tourton]
Nantes Tourton
The "tourton Nantais" is a sweet loaf from Nantes, somewhere between bread and brioche, but without egg and only a small amount of butter.
13K4.3 7 hours 34 min.
[Caramelised walnuts]
Caramelised walnuts
These delicious nuts can be used in several cakes, but you can also put them on ice-cream, pancakes, fruit salad, or eat them just as they are.
84K5 22 min.
[Citrus syrup]
Citrus syrup
This citrus-flavoured syrup blends the bitterness of the zest with the delicious acidity of the juice. It can be used to soak biscuits or cakes when making desserts. You can make this with whatever citrus fruits you prefer. It can be prepared in advance and will keep for several days.
5,625 1 hour 13 min.
[Coconut paste]
Coconut paste
Similar to marzipan or walnut paste, coconut paste can be used in a variety of cake or sweet recipes, but you can enjoy munching it just as it is.
78K4.5 15 min.
[Coconut sweetcrust pastry]
Coconut sweetcrust pastry
You might already be familiar with sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) which contains a small amount of ground almonds. This is the coconut version, made with dessicated coconut, ideal for tarts with a more exotic flavour.
1,304 13 min.
[Marzipan (almond paste)]
Marzipan (almond paste)
Very easy to do if you have a food processor which can slice or grate a lot of things.
100K 34.5 11 min.
[Pistachio powder or paste]
Pistachio powder or paste
Pistachio paste has a similar texture to almond paste, but the similarity ends there, as its flavour and colour are quite characteristic.
106K 153.8 48 min.
[Royal icing]
Royal icing
Royal icing is a mixture of egg white and icing sugar. From its pasty consistency when fresh, it dries to give a lovely white crust.
33K4.7 13 min.
[Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée)]
Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée)
This is for sweet or savoury tarts, quiches or pies. The difference between this and sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) is in the very small amount of sugar and the absence of ground almonds.
110K 23.9 31 min.
[Walnut paste]
Walnut paste
Very similar to marzipan (almond paste) in method, walnut paste is very tasty.
99K 64.2 14 min.
[How to make marzipan decorations]
How to make marzipan decorations
Making marzipan decorations for cakes or desserts is fairly simple. Here are some tips to make it even easier.
61K 25 13 min.

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