Lemon Cream

Lemon Cream

Lemon cream is a sweet, tangy, light and creamy dessert topping or filling that’s a cross between lemon curd and whipping cream. It has a soft, velvety texture and adds a pop of colour to many desserts. Not to mention it only has 4 ingredients!

Lemon Curd

How to Make Lemon Curd

This lemon curd is smooth and velvety in texture and packs a tangy punch! It has only 5 simple ingredients and takes little effort to create an extra special topping or filling for desserts, like cakes, tarts, cookies, scones and pies.

Basque 'Burnt' Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake

This crustless, classic Basque ‘burnt’ cheesecake is hands down one of the easiest and most delicious cheesecakes you’ll ever make! It’s rich, ultra creamy and so sophisticated!

Homemade Pictachio Nougat

Homemade Pistachio Nougat

This homemade Italian style pistachio nougat is soft, nutty and ultra chewy. It makes a sweet treat for the holidays and adorable edible gifts to give to family and friends.

Cherry Creme Brûlée

Cherry Creme Brûlée

This simple cherry creme brûlée is silky and melts in your mouth. It has a delicate flavour of baked woody cherries and you’ll find little pieces of cherries throughout! The burnt sugary crisp topping finishes off the dessert and is what gives the creme brûlée its signature name!

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

These almond flour chocolate brownies are gluten free, rich, chocolatey and super fudgy! They whip up in no time and make a fun dessert for any occasion! Dress them up with cream and berries or leave them plain. Either way, you are going to love this gluten free brownie option.

Baked Apples with Brown Sugar

Baked Apples with Brown Sugar

This is a simple recipe to enjoy during the autumn and winter. These baked apples with brown sugar are like little individual apple crumbles without any fuss. The filling is similar to a crumble with oats, nuts and cinnamon!

Summer Peach Pavlova

Summer Pavlova

This summer pavlova is made with fresh, juicy peaches, apricots, and blackberries. It’s gluten free and is the perfect dessert to enjoy for a light summer treat. It’s crisp on the outside and has a chewy, marshmallow center that’s full of juicy fruits.

Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Compote

This easy blueberry compote makes a beautiful addition to many desserts. Top ice cream, pancakes, French toast, or you can add to a cheese platter and enjoy it with a bottle of wine.

Flower Ice Cubes

Flower Ice Cubes

Here’s a fun and simple way to freshen things up for a party! Dress up your drinks and cocktails with these flower ice cubes. They are made with edible flowers, herbs and then frozen into ice cubes.

Homemade Candy Cane Marshmallows

Homemade Candy Cane Marshmallows

These candy cane marshmallows are sweet, minty, puffs of clouds (and are gluten free). With a little patience and time these homemade treats are worth the work! They make cute little Christmas gifts too!

Healthy Blueberry Banana Oat Bake

Healthy Blueberry Banana Oat Bake

This is a healthy blueberry banana oat bake that is quick, easy and delicious. The whole family will enjoy warm bursts of blueberries, bananas and baked cinnamony flavours.

Swirled Strawberry Meringue Baskets for Canada Day

Strawberry Swirl Meringue Baskets

These strawberry swirl meringue baskets are light, fresh and crisp! They are the perfect size for one and are gluten free! Dress your meringues with a variety of your favourite fillings, like chocolate, ice cream, nuts, etc.

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

This homemade granola was inspired by a few brands that I love in Cape Town, South Africa. It’s wholesome and flavoursome made fresh with seeds and all sorts of nuts and treats. It’s gluten free, naturally sweetened and dairy free.

Persian Inspired Pavlova - 2 Tiered Cake

Persian Inspired Pavlova – 2 Tiered Cake

This Persian inspired pavlova is flavoured with rosewater, it’s light, airy, yet crisp with a marshmallowy centre. It’s filled with pistachios, pomegranates and blackberries and drizzled with caramel sauce. It’s a show stopper of a dessert that no one can resist!

Only 4 ingredients and super easy to make chocolate mousse, perfect for New Years.

Simple Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse is so simple yet so sophisticated and has only four ingredients! This is the perfect treat to ring in the new year, or for any holiday at that! 

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Poached pears are a sophisticated dessert yet simple to make. These pears are poached in chai tea and honey for a natural sweetness and topped with hazelnuts and cream.

Simple Apple Crisp

Simple Apple Crisp

A simple, classic apple crisp never goes out of style. This crisp is filled with large flaked oats, cinnamon, butter and brown sugar and will be your fall favourite dessert for years to come.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

These delicious gluten-free cookies are made with almond flour and will rival any non-gluten cookie. They are soft, chewy and full of chunks of milk and dark chocolate. You are going to love these almond flour chocolate chip cookies!

Coconut Water Raspberry Popsicles

Coconut Water Raspberry Popsicles

Simple, refreshing and a healthy treat – there is no better way to beat the summer heat than with these coconut water raspberry popsicles! You’re going to absolutely love making these fun ombre popsicles!

Foolproof Caramel Sauce

Here’s a simple, buttery, rich caramel sauce that will quickly become your go-to recipe. This foolproof recipe uses rum but you can substitute it with vanilla extract if you want to stay away from alcohol.

Chocolate Covered Coconut Bars

Chocolate Covered Coconut Bars

These bars are covered in chocolate, decadent and sweet with a coconut filling. They are just like the beloved Bounty Bars but these ones are healthy, free of priority allergens, paleo, naturally coloured, and naturally sweetened. You’ll impress anyone with these beautiful and delicious bars.

Alie Romano

Meet

Alie

I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

Peach Cobbler

Bake like a Pro

Discover 5 Secrets to Baking

16108