• cakes,  desserts

    Crêpe cake

    Oh, how much I love crêpes! I love them filled with chocolate pastry cream, with sour cherry jam or with apricot jam. But a crêpe cake? Wow, that sounds amazing! This crêpe cake is a delicious combo of thin and delicate crêpes layered with vanilla pastry cream and bananas and topped with cocoa glaze. This crêpe cake is also very easy to prepare and the great part is that you don’t have to use the oven. To prepare this delicious crêpe cake you should start by making the vanilla pastry cream because it must be completely cold when you layer the cake. Homemade vanilla pastry cream is also very easy…

  • desserts,  pies

    Vanilla cream puff pastry cups (video recipe)

    When my kids saw these vanilla cream puff pastry cups their reaction was: “Wow! How pretty they are! Can we eat them?” :). Flaky, tender and so flavorful, these vanilla cream puff pastry cups are almost too cute to be eaten. But they also smell so good that you’ll pass over their cuteness and after the first bite you won’t be able to stop eating. These vanilla cream puff pastry cups are also incredibly easy to prepare. As I was saying in the meat stuffed puff pastry cups recipe, I prefer to use store-bought puff pastry because I save a lot of time. Vanilla pastry cream is very easy to…

  • cupcakes,  desserts,  puddings

    Chocolate cups filled with vanilla pastry cream and fruits

    Chocolate- checked. Vanilla pastry cream – checked. Fresh fruits, for vitamins – checked. These chocolate cups filled with vanilla pastry cream and fresh fruits are the perfect summer desert. They are super delicious and very easy to prepare with a few ingredients. As regarding the fruits, my kids asked bananas and peaches but you can also use strawberries, pineapple, apricots, blueberries, raspberries or any other fruits you might like. In winter you may also use canned or frozen fruits. Vanilla pastry cream is very easy to prepare. It needs to be cooked only for a few minutes and you don’t need any special skills or instruments. But in summer time,…