Desserts

Swedish Saffron Muffins

Swedish Saffron Muffins

Description: Saffron is the star ingredient in these Swedish muffins which have a lovely yellow colour . They have an almost savoury taste that’s punctuated by the sweetness of the raisins. When I haven’t had any raisins in the house I’ve also used dates which are equally delicious but not traditional. These are great for […]

Almond-Saffron cake

almond saffron cake

Ingredients ⅓ cup milk 1 jar saffron threads ( a generous ½ teaspoon) Grated zest of 1 orange ( about 2 teaspoons) 2 cups all-purpose flour* 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 (8-ounce/240ml) can or 1 cup almond paste 1 cup powdered sugar, extra for […]

Chocolate Saffron Pots de Creme with Honey Cream and Sea Salt

saffron choclate dessert

Serves: 4 Ingredients 1½ teaspoon honey 1½ cups heavy whipping cream, divided ¼ cup whole milk 1 pinch saffron threads (about ⅛ scant teaspoon) 2½ ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3 egg yolks 2½ tablespoons sugar Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon Instructions: STEP 1:Preheat oven to 325 C. Gently warm honey until it becomes loose […]