Rose and violet creams recipes

Violets are blue - Valentine's afternoon tea - recipes

Violets are blue - Valentine's afternoon tea - recipes

Add the coloured and plain butter cream to the cakes with a pallete knife, then finish and decorate with crystalised violet petals (lilac cakes), sugar paste roses/hearts and pearls (cream cakes) and sugar paste geranium flowers (pink cakes)
Raspberry Scones with Clotted Cream

Raspberry Scones with Clotted Cream

Violet is also an amazing flavour to pair with berries, should you happen to have that on hand instead of rosewater, or you fancy the nostalgic, powdery flavours of this spring flower instead
Super Spabaker! Emma’s Rose Layer Cake

Super Spabaker! Emma’s Rose Layer Cake

rose pink, violet, and black (ideally food colour paste to avoid the mix getting too watery). - Add the violet colour to the remaining mix until it’s a mid purple and put a third into the second sponge tin
Recipe Mini Eclairs with Violet Essence Icing

Recipe Mini Eclairs with Violet Essence Icing

I was inspired by the Rose Eclairs I had at my Fortnum and Mason Afternoon Tea, this was my first time at making choux pastry, which I have to say is one of the easiest pastries to make - or is that just beginners luck
Layered Meringue Cake

Layered Meringue Cake

Rose and white chocolate meringues from Tin and Thyme. The puddings this year were all rather daunting – crème brûlée which can either turn out as scrambled egg if overcooked or soup if undercooked, the spanische Windtorte with its French meringue shell, Swiss meringue decoration, and handmade violets, and three tiers of baked cheesecake
Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China: Little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes Recipe

Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China: Little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes Recipe

Mothering Sunday and Little Violet & Rose Fancies. Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China. Forgive me, but this is an indulgent post today, a sort of virtual Mothering Sunday card for my mum, with daisies and beautiful china………so, there will be very little chat and lots of photos, as well as the recipe for these pretty little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes
Flower Fairy Cakes

Flower Fairy Cakes

½ tsp rose water. The Flower Faeries series always takes me back to the wonderful feeling of childhood nostalgia and magic
Thursday Tittle-Tattle #49

Thursday Tittle-Tattle #49

The Whitelight fragrance from Ghost is a blend of peach, mandarin, pear, jasmine, violet, rose, patchouli, vanilla and amber
The 2016 Spring Beauty Edit

The 2016 Spring Beauty Edit

I have the shade Rose Elixir that is perfect for rose tones, brightening the skin and hiding signs of fatigue
Rococo by Chantal Coady

Rococo by Chantal Coady

I should mention that I have, for years, frowned with derision at my Mum’s fondness for rose and violet creams and the mere mention of Parma Violets or floral gems – disgusting creations from my childhood – will have my face contorting unattractively in seconds
In my Kitchen – January 2016

In my Kitchen – January 2016

Pure indulgence in the form of violet, raspberry, passion fruit and rose. Provence rose mugs – are hanging on the kitchen dresser