Rose and violet creams recipes

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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)
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Chocolate bundt cake with crystallised violet petals

Chocolate bundt cake with crystallised violet petals

I've always loved rose and violet cremes, these vintage and timeless chocolates with the beautiful aroma and delicate taste
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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
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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
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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
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REVIEW! Beech's Chocolate Creams and Discount Code

REVIEW! Beech's Chocolate Creams and Discount Code

I have to say that the Rose Creams did not appeal as all I could think about was Turkish Delight which I am not a fan of but I tried them anyway
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Pineapple Upside Down Cake, the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - a Review

Pineapple Upside Down Cake, the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - a Review

Loaf and Blood Orange & Rosemary Cake. Rose & Rhubarb Cake. Violet Posy Cake, Raspberry ‘Cakewell’ and that most Victorian of all cake
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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
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The Great British Bake Off, bake along

The Great British Bake Off, bake along

Mary Berry had tears in her eyes when she talked about Nadiya and I must admit I was a little emotional too
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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
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Discovering the Chocolate Alphabet in St Rémy-de-Provence (Part 2)

Discovering the Chocolate Alphabet in St Rémy-de-Provence (Part 2)

Joël Durand also honours the local cigales in the form of milk chocolate lavender or dark chocolate with rosemary
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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
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Double Chocolate Tartlets - Teatime in Paris

Double Chocolate Tartlets - Teatime in Paris

Honey, Rose and Green Tea Madeleines. Paris-Brest-Edinburgh Choux-Nut, Lime and Bitter Chocolate 'Maclair' Tartlets and St Honore with Violet
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Thursday Tittle-Tattle #39

Thursday Tittle-Tattle #39

The fragrance tells the romance of Violet and May rose with fruity and zesty notes of bergamot and mandarin, with base notes of musks and sandalwood
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Best Pastries in St Rémy de Provence (Part 1)

Best Pastries in St Rémy de Provence (Part 1)

This time with over-sized lemon meringue tarts, giant macarons, and violet Réligieuses. Would we just stay by the pool and chat during our long-awaited Bastille holiday weekend visit, or should we venture out in this heatwave and have a bit of culture next morning