Espresso ! Quickie dessert.

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Two minutes for a yummy dessert and your caffeine fix !

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Use soft tofu…or whip a lot. And my hand-mixer is dead, so my wrist is sore now. There is a Murphy’s law that says that whatever the recipe you want to make, you never had the ideal type of tofu in stock.
Decorate with raisins, toasted sesame seeds and 2 chips of 100% cocoa.

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Tarte alsacienne à la fraise et à la myrtille (double berry cake)

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It’s a cousin from Lorraine’s tarte au sucre (here). A little more elaborated. Both are nice, that depends if you’re looking for simplicity or something more cake-like.

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Strawberries (fraises) and blueberries (myrtilles) are garnishing it. Frozen fruits do the trick perfectly.

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And there is some streusel on top.

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Once upon a spoon, 3 little rabbits were transformed into carrot cakes…

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Let’s eat a cute little legend…

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It looks very cake-like the next day. The carrot has become very soft too. But it’s not cooked. The fairies have visited during the night.

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Raw carrot cake :
Grate a carrot. Paste 1/2 cup of sesame seeds with 2 or 3 prunes. Add 1/2 ts cinnamon. 2 tbs of dry coconut. 1/2 lemon juice. Mix. Powder 1/4 cup of sesame seeds and add enough to the mix to get a paste. Form rabbits. Let one night in the fridge.
Frosting :
Whip : 1/3 coconut cream + 2/3 of soy yogurt (homemade). Add vanilla powder, a little lemon juice and sweetener to taste. Let one night into the fridge before spreading.
Moustache :
100 % carrot

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Big moustaches are not as elegant as thinner whiskers but I thought about too late…

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Voila ! The ogress has caught one. Nom nom…
I’d eat a real rabbit too if I could, but these were yummy.

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Like a strawberry breakfast

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What’s pinker than starting a Spring day with tender strawberry muffins ?

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The recipe is the same as the zesty oat muffins. Replace the fillings with a cup of diced strawberries, fresh or frozen.

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Juice of strawberries has escaped when the top popped up, so they look like small volcanoes. Let the muffins cool.

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Sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top. And go to bed, they’ll be ready when you get up…

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Desserts de France…

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Les crêpes !
Crêpes Suzette mandarineCrêpes boisettes (berry) Crêpes little sunCrêpes soufflées tropicales

More : crêpes compilation (sweet and savory)

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Noël et Rois (Xmas and Kings) :
Pompe à l’huile (sweet fougasse)Nonnettes (fluffy gingerbread)Flocon de neige (snowflake cake)Nougat glacé (honey ice-cream) Galette des Rois (Kings’ cake)Galette des Rois au chocolat

More : Christmas dessert compilation

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Les fruits !
Poire pochée au chocolat Baked pineappleFruity papilloteTartelette aux figuesPomme lampion (baked apple) Crémet aux fruits rouges

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Classiques :
GénoiseCygne et choux (cream puffs and swan) MillefeuilleTarte au chocolat Religieuse (cream puff “nun”)

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Regions :
Brioche de Pâques (Easter bread, Provence)Gâteau de Metz (retro chocolate cake, Lorraine)Croustade or Pastis aux pommes (apple pie, Gascogne) Millas (corn and pumpkin, South-West) Farz fourn (butter cake, Bretagne)

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Chocolat.
Coffee sunglassesGâteau truffe aux kumquatsWhite chocolate cinnamon apple cake Raspeberry choco-carob cake

More chocolate sweets.

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Festifs.
Pets de nonne (‘farting nun’ carnival donuts)Mango coco millefeuilleStar anise mandarin chocolate tarte Crémet in mint sauceGâteau de la bergère (Shepherd’s cake made with potato) Petits flans a la betterave (sweet beetroot puddings)

More ? French dessert compilation.