Turkish Delight Jelly and Panna Cotta Tart

Turkish Delight Jelly and Panna Cotta Tart Serves: 8 Prep/Cook Time: 50mins, plus 5 hours refrigeration Skill Level: Intermediate In this recipe, we have combined the sweet rose flavours of the Middle Eastern confection, Turkish delight, with the silky creamy texture of an Italian panna cotta to make this tart the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas table. The…

Fig and Pecan Fruit Mince Tarts

Fig and Pecan Fruit Mince Tarts Makes: 18 Prep/Cook Time: 60mins, plus overnight refrigeration Skill Level: Intermediate With buttery, flaky pastry cases and a decadent filling of rum soaked dried fruits and pecans, these fruit mince tarts are perfect for a Christmas treat or to give away as a gift. Make the fruit mince at least two days…

Rum-Spiced Roasted Nectarine Cheesecake

Rum-Spiced Roasted Nectarine Cheesecake Serves: 8-10 Prep/Cook Time: 75mins, plus 4 hours refrigeration Skill Level: Intermediate This dessert takes a classic cheesecake recipe and jazzes it up by serving it in a golden pastry case, topped with boozy spice-roasted in-season nectarines. A perfect dessert to impress guests when entertaining. INGREDIENTS 435g Carême Sweet Vanilla Bean Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted…

Christmas Biscuit Napkin Rings

Christmas Biscuit Napkin Rings Serves: as many portions as you like (depends on your shape size) INGREDIENTS 435g Carême Sweet Vanilla Bean Shortcrust Pastry, or 300g Carême Dark Chocolate Shortcrust Pastry     METHOD Defrost your pastry Cut out stars (or any other shape), and make a little hole in the star to thread the…

Gin, Lime and Elderflower Brûlée Tart

Gin, Lime and Elderflower Brûlée Tart Serves: 8-10 Prep/Cook Time: 1hr 45mins Skill Level: Intermediate Your favourite Gin and Tonic cocktail encased in Vanilla Bean Sweet Shortcrust Pastry. We know what your guests will be ordering this Christmas! INGREDIENTS 435g packet Carême Vanilla Bean Sweet Shortcrust Pastry, defrosted 1 egg, lightly beaten Fresh mint leaves, to…

Rhubarb, Strawberry, Balsamic & Thyme Pie

Rhubarb, Strawberry, Balsamic & Thyme Pie Serves: 8 This is an edited extract from The Pie Project by Phoebe Woods & Kirsten Jenkins, published by Hardie Grant Books, RRP $29.99. My mum used to make a killer retro salad: strawberries, baby spinach and balsamic vinegar. I loved it. The sweetness of the summer strawberries blended with…

Raspberry & Coconut Tart

Raspberry & Coconut Tart Serves: 6   INGREDIENTS 435g Carême sweet vanilla bean shortcrust pastry, defrosted ¼ cup raspberry jam 100g unsalted butter softened 100g organic coconut sugar 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest 2 eggs 60g desiccated coconut 40g almond meal 2 tablespoons cornflour ¼ cup coconut flakes METHOD Click the +/- symbols or step…

Cherry Jam Handpies

Cherry Jam Handpies Makes: 12 This recipe is an extract from The Pie Project Cookbook by Phoebe Wood & Kirstin Jenkins, a beautiful book filled with 60 delicious sweet pies. INGREDIENTS 2 x 435g Carême sweet vanilla shortcrust pastry, defrosted 500g jar pitted morello cherries in syrup, drained, juice reserved (about 200ml) 110g caster (superfine) sugar 2…