Milkbar German chocolate jimbo cake

German chocolate jimbo cake

Well, here we are. A tall cake, full of flavour and texture: there’s chocolate cake, a coconut filling that is better than a Bounty bar, salty-sweet pecan-feuilletine crunch, and mellow Ovaltine frosting. Each layer is delicious on its own but makes the most sense together. It’s a lot of work and I’m very proud of […]

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Cranberry pistachio shortbread

A bigger batch of these cranberry-studded biscuits with the addition of pistachios. I love the gold, green, and deep red together. These are my favourite holiday cookies because I find them well-balanced and not too sweet. Sweet-tart dried cranberries and fragrant clementines always evoke the holidays for me, and here they perfectly brighten up a rich shortbread. A handful of pistachios […]

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Palm sugar brown butter blondies (small batch)

Rich salty-sweet blondies with a light crackly crust and squidgy centre, fragrant with palm sugar and nutty brown butter. If you’re reading this, you probably understand that unlike brownies, the point of a blondie isn’t that it’s supposed to be more chocolatey that chocolate itself; its joy lies in the cookie dough-like body–warm butterscotch and vanilla, sweet and […]

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