Tag Archives: Dessert

Saffron Cake

saffron cake

It’s the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon tea and is sure to delight any of your guests. Or, it makes for an elegant treat for you and your family to enjoy. Moist, fluffy, and undeniably elegant, this Saffron Cake recipe is always a winner. SERVES PREPARATION COOKING SKILL LEVEL 6-8 35MIN 40MIN MID Ingredients 100 […]

Saffron Poached Pears

Saffron-poached pears

A delicious, decadent, alcohol-free alternative to red wine poached pears – these Saffron Poached Pears are just as easy to make, and look just as impressive!  SERVES  COOK TIME DIFFICULT 4 2 HOURS 15 MINUTES NOT TOO TRICKY Ingredients 4 medium pears 10 cardamom pods 320 g caster sugar ½ a vanilla pod 100 mg saffron 1 […]

Saffron Cupcake

Saffron Cupcakes Buttercream

Saffron has a distinctive exotic taste and releases a fabulous golden color. These mini saffron cupcakes are perfect for a modern Persian New Year dessert, a small party or brunch. SERVES PREPARATION COOK TIME SKILL LEVEL 24 25 minutes 10 minutes EASY Ingredients For the cupcake ¾ cup plus 2 Tbs milk ¼ teaspoon crushed saffron […]

Gulab Jamun With Saffron

Ricotta Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet / dessert recipe prepared with Ricotta Cheese & Saffron Syrup. Read and learn this delicious recipe and do post your comments below. MAKES PREPARATION COOKING SKILL LEVEL 30MIN 30MIN 20MIN EASY Ingredients vegetable oil, for deep-frying gold leaf, to decorate (optional) Saffron syrup 10 green cardamom pods 1.125 […]

Saffron Pear and Chocolate Tart

AFFRON PEAR CHOCOLATE

I’ve taken my favourite fruit and chocolate combination, plus my favourite chocolate tart recipe, and poshed it up with a little spice. A word of warning, though, the tart needs to be made ahead so the centre can cool and set. SERVES PREPARATION COOKING SKILL LEVEL 8 35MIN 1hr MID Ingredients 220 g (1 cup) […]