Instant Pot New York Cheesecake


INGREDIENTS Crust 10 (120g) graham crackers, finely ground 3 – 4 tablespoons (42g – 56g) unsalted butter, melted Pinch of sea salt 2 teaspoons – 1½ tablespoon (8.3g – 19g) brown sugar (depending on your desired sweetness) Optional: ¼ cup all-purpose (32g) flour (If you are blind-baking the crust) Cheesecake Batter (7 inches x 3…

Cast-Iron Plum Cake


INGREDIENTS 8 tablespoons butter, softened ¾ cup sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1½ cups flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup whole Greek yogurt, at room temperature 4 tablespoons cold butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¾ cup packed light brown sugar 6 plums, quartered METHOD: 1….

Blood Orange Tart with Chocolate Orange Crust


CHOCOLATE AND ORANGE SHORT CRUST INGREDIENTS 1 11-inch fluted tart pan with a removable bottom 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup powdered sugar  pinch of salt 10 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon orange zest BLOOD ORANGE CURD INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon finely grated blood orange zest 1 cup freshly squeezed blood…

Red Wine Velvet Cake with Whipped Mascarpone


INGREDIENTS: 225g unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for tins 400g plain flour, plus more for tins 430g dark brown sugar 150g granulated sugar 4 large eggs, at room temperature 530ml red wine (any kind you like) 2 tsp vanilla extract 130g Dutch cocoa powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder…

Five-Spice Cider Bundt Cake with Smoked Salted Caramel Sauce


INGREDIENTS For the Five-Spice Cider Bundt Cake: Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups all-purpose flour 21⁄2 teaspoons Chinese five- spice 11⁄2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 teaspoons baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup dry hard cider, opened so it loses its fizz 3⁄4 cup vegetable oil 1⁄2 cup dark brown…

Pearl & Pecan Tart


INGREDIENTS:  For the pastry: 100g butter, softened 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 egg yolk 75g plain white flour= 75g wholemeal spelt flour pinch salt For the filling: 115g slightly stale brown bread, crusts on unless especially gnarly, homemade or shop-bought 350g golden syrup 1 small pear, skin-on, cored 90ml double cream 1 egg yolk 2 tsp lemon…