Four easy to make desserts you must try with Casillero del Diablo

access_time 2020 · 05 · 05

We may currently be experiencing a quieter lifestyle, but there are plenty of ways to keep your spirits up. Enjoying a little indulgence from time to time is good for the soul, and there’s no better combination than wine paired with an easy dessert recipe.

Believe it or not, even the most luxurious treats can be easy desserts to make. A supermarket run for a few basic ingredients and your favourite bottle of Casillero del Diablo is enough to set you up for a relaxing night in. Since you don’t want anything complicating your blissful weekend plans, you need easy dessert recipes that are as simple to put together as the pop of a cork from a bottle. 

Here is a list of the best dessert recipes you can pair with a delicious bottle of Casillero del Diablo wine for a delicious indulgence!

  • Creamy white chocolate no-bake cheesecake

Among the best dessert recipes is one that doesn’t even require baking. This white chocolate no-bake cheesecake is luxurious and creamy, without the hassle of complicated baking methods. The element of this dessert is, once you learn how easy it is to pull off, you’ll want to make it every week!

To start, you’ll need to place your pre-made pie crust into a pie dish. In a bowl, beat heavy whipping cream until it is fluffy and smooth. In a separate bowl, combine room-temperature cream cheese with melted white chocolate, and then add your heavy whipping cream to this mixture. Mix until combined, and then pour the mixture smoothly over your pie crust. Place in the freezer to set for three to four hours, and you will be ready to eat this amazing treat!

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Ph: Lights, Camera, BAKE!

For this easy dessert recipe, you will need:

One pre-made cheesecake crust

300ml of heavy whipping cream

300g of room temperature cream cheese

200g of cooking white chocolate

Optional: 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Pair this easy dessert recipe with Casillero del Diablo’s Sauvignon Blanc. Its notes of light, tropical fruit will help cut the richness of your luscious cheesecake creation, making for a satisfying combination of flavours. 

  • Juicy broiled grapefruit

Speaking of easy desserts to make, broiled grapefruit is an exquisite yet simple addition to any meal. Baking grapefruit with warming spices takes the pucker out of this citrus fruit, making for a cosy treat no matter the occasion. Simply slice, broil and serve for an easy dessert recipe that is bursting with flavour.

Start by cutting your grapefruit in half while the broiler is preheating. Use a knife to cut around each segment of the fruit, and add a light glaze of butter to the top. Mix cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle over each grapefruit half. 

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Ph: Farm Fresh to you

For this easy dessert recipe, you will need:

1 grapefruit, halved

2 tablespoons of softened butter

2 tablespoons of sugar

1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Pair this easy dessert recipe with Casillero del Diablo’s Chardonnay to complement its bold flavours. This wine will add a brightness to your palate, combining beautifully with the sweet citrus of your dessert.

 

  • Sumptuous salted caramel and chocolate mousse

For the chocolate lovers out there looking for desserts to make, look no further than this salted caramel and chocolate mousse. The rich and creamy treat earns its place on this list of best dessert recipes. It’ll take about 30 minutes to make, so sip away at your chosen wine pairing, and your dessert will be ready shortly.  

To make this indulgent dessert, you’ll start by stirring sugar and water together in a saucepan until caramelised. Then addooth, let cool, and then whisk in egg yolks. Gently mix in whisked egg whites until a mousse consistency forms. L butter, mixing until combined. Next add cream, mixing until combined, and throw in the salt. Once salt is mixed in, lower heat and let cook for one minute. Then, pour the caramel into a bowl and combine with chocolate. Once melted, mix until smet cool in the refrigerator for two to three hours.

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Ph: Chez Le Rêve Français

For this easy dessert recipe, you will need:

100g of sugar

80g of unsalted butter

180ml of heavy cream

120g of chopped dark chocolate

3 large eggs divided

2 tablespoons of water

A pinch of table salt

Pair this easy dessert recipe with Casillero del Diablo’s Cabernet Sauvignon. This most famous Casillero del Diablo variety has notes of cherries and coffee, contributing nicely to the rich flavours of your dessert.

  • Blissful oatmeal cookies

Nothing is more relaxing than biting into a warm oatmeal cookie, but when you’re contemplating desserts to make, baking cookies from scratch may seem too complicated. These easy oatmeal delights will give you your cookie fix, without the hassle of hours mixing ingredients.

Simply start by preheating the oven to 177 Celsius, or 350 Fahrenheit. Add egg, butter, sugar, and vanilla to a bowl and whisk rapidly until combined.  Now add oats, baking soda, flour, and salt and stir until thoroughly mixed. Mix in your chocolate chips, and you’re ready to place them on a lined baking sheet. Use about two tablespoons of dough to form your cookies, spacing them about two inches apart. Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes or until they reach your preferred consistency. 

oatmeal-cookies
Ph: Beaming Baker

For this easy dessert recipe, you will need:

64g of brown sugar

32g granulated sugar

Two teaspoons vanilla extract

128g rolled oats

96g all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

128g chocolate chips

1 large egg

1 stick of butter

Pair this easy dessert recipe with Casillero del Diablo’s Pinot Noir for a heavenly combination of delicate flavours. Its subtle notes of fresh strawberry will pair well with warm chocolate chips, creating an elegant flavour experience out of such a simple snack!

 

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