Author: Tarte d'Or

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Cake (gluten-free)

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Cake (gluten-free)

  Happy New Year !!!! In 2017, I didn’t celebrate New Year’s Eve but New Year’s Eve Eve. For this occasion, I made this delicious cake with a soft almond base, a chocolate mousse and a coconut mousse. I found the original recipe on a blog […]

Baileys Caramel Chocolate Truffles

Baileys Caramel Chocolate Truffles

  I hope you all had a nice time during Christmas holidays. This year, I decided to try to make my own chocolate bonbons and avoid all these yet delicious but full of bad unhealthy ingredients chocolates you find at the supermarket. This recipe had […]

Mini Brioches (Ladurée Recipe)

Mini Brioches (Ladurée Recipe)

When you say “Ladurée”, everybody thinks about their delicious macarons. Well, guess what? macarons are like the emerging part of the iceberg. If you go to Paris or any other city where Ladurée has a shop or tea room, you’ll see they have many other […]

Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

Usually not my favorite classic cake because the ones I had taste so far contained too much kirsch to cover the plain taste but this version with a mascarpone chantilly and just a bit of cherry liquor is really delicious!  I chose to make it […]

Leopard Roll Cake

Leopard Roll Cake

  I know I’m new on the blogosphere but I have seen the leopard cakes, brioches and cookies for 2 or 3 years now and I finally decided to give it a try. I was not disappointed : it’s fun to bake, it’s delicious and […]

Lemon Ginger Cake

Lemon Ginger Cake

  The last time I went to Paris, I brought back some literature. No Molière or Beaudelaire… just some magazines about patisserie. In one of them called “Patisserie et compagnie” (N˚22), I found this easy and quick recipe. I’m usually not a fan of ginger […]

Halloween Cake

Halloween Cake

  “Instead of screams, I swear, I can hear music in the air… The smell of cakes and pies is absolutely everywhere” – Jack in The nightmare before Christmas, one of my favorite movie, especially at this time of the year.  Well, the smell of cake and […]

Gingerbread muffins

Gingerbread muffins

My favorite season has arrived… Autumn and its particular sensations like walking on fallen leaves from the trees, drinking hot cocoa while watching a movie and listening to the rain outside… “Gezellig!” as Dutch people like to say for everything that is enjoyable, nice, comfy, […]

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

I’m not vegan but I’ve been looking for healthier alternatives in cakes for the last couple of years now and this cake definitely tastes better than any basic chocolate I’ve ever made. It doesn’t require any special ingredient or a food processor like in many […]

Chocolate Royal

Chocolate Royal

Definitely one of my favorites French speciality : the “Royal au Chocolat” (also called “Versaillais” or “Trianon”). I tried to find the origin of this cake on Internet or in books but surprisingly, I could not find anything. It’s name would make you think that […]