Marble Cake

A fantastic delight for every afternoon tea and it looks stunning. Check out this black and white chocolate delight. What you need 100g white chocolate 100g dark chocolate 200g flour 4 eggs 50g walnuts 100g sugar 120g butter 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 spoon vanilla extract How you do it: Light batter Take 60g butterContinue reading “Marble Cake”

Lemon Cake

When live gives you lemons…make lemon cake. Probably that is not how the saying goes but who cares. lemon cake is alway a fine delight. And it is easy to make, too. What you need (for 4 custards) 4 eggs 150g sugar 1 lemon 200g margarine 250g flour 1 spoon baking soda 1 spoon vanillaContinue reading “Lemon Cake”

Roscos de Semana Santa

Time for sweet Easter specialties. Spanish ones obviously. As you know baked goods with butter is a no go in Easter. So olive oil it is for our base. What you need (for 8-9) 85 ml olive oil 250g flour 1 spoon baking soda 85 ml milk 1 spoon star anis 1 lemon 100g sugarContinue reading “Roscos de Semana Santa”

Turrón Mousse Cake

While in big parts of the world Christmas time is already over Spain and some other catholic regions are getting ready for assault No. 3: The 3 Wiseman / 3 Reyes Magos. Probably the most valued holiday as in Spain everyone will receive their gifts on this very day. What you need (serves 6) CookieContinue reading “Turrón Mousse Cake”

German Pear Crumble

Just before the fall season is over and we head straight into Christmas season, it is time for some good old German pear cake with Streusel (crumble). What you need (serves 8) 350g flour 1/2 spoon ground cinnamon 5 eggs 250g sugar 250g butter 1 spoon vanilla extract 1 spoon baking soda 2kg pears  Continue reading “German Pear Crumble”

Tangerine Cheese Cake

Fall time! Cake time! Summer is almost over so we can let go of a little bit, right? Now let’s go back to have some cakes and sweets. This time German styled tangerine cheese cake What you need (large baking pan) Cookie dough 100g butter 200g sugar 375g flour 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking sodaContinue reading “Tangerine Cheese Cake”

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This one was long due. The gluten free carrot cake. Just perfect for the summer time. Fruity, refreshing and almost no What you need 5 eggs 200g sugar 250g hazle nuts 50g corn flour 250g carrots 1 spoon cinnamon 1 spoon vanilla extract 1 cup sunflower oil How you do it Separate egg whites andContinue reading “Gluten Free Carrot Cake”

Sablée Breton

Perhaps the most versatile French cookie dough ever. Starting from simple cookies or small cakes and ending up with large and fancy tarts. The Sablée Breton can be used to make almost everything when it comes to desserts ands sweet treats. What you need 90g soft butter 65g icing sugar 1 egg (small size) 20gContinue reading “Sablée Breton”

Guiness Cupcakes w. Whisky Frosting

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Well it is almost here. So what typically irish are we going to do for that day? How about some Guiness cupcakes with Whisky Frosting. What can be more Irisha than those two things What you need (for aprox 10 cupcakes) Batter 225g butter 2 eggs 1 cup guiness 400g brownContinue reading “Guiness Cupcakes w. Whisky Frosting”

Sweet Cornbread

Although Cornbread is typical from the Southern States of the US (I hope that there is no mistake with that, I actually tasted it first in Boston… and i loved it. So here is my interpretation of this American Dish. What you need (for 12 mini breads) 150g butter 125g brown sugar 3 eggs 375gContinue reading “Sweet Cornbread”