Hershey’s Chocolate & Oreo Brownies
Cakes

Hershey’s Chocolate & Oreo Brownies

Fudgy chocolate brownies with crunchy Oreo pieces and Hershey’s miniatures classic chocolate bars in every bite! These are the ultimate treat brownies!! While warm they are full of bites of melted chocolate which after refrigerating transforms back into solid chocolate bits. I used the Hershey’s Miniatures classic assortment that contains Hershey’s Milk Chocolate, Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate, Mr. Goodbar and Krackel candy bars. The brownie batter has […]

Peanut & Goji Berry Cookies
Cookies

Peanut & Goji Berry Cookies

Cookies Cookies, Peanut & Goji Berry Cookies! If you are following my Instagram and moreover my recent Instagram Stories, you know I’ve been on a cookie quest for the past week. I’ve been practicing making cookies we learned at class as well as working on some new recipes. And here’s a new one – texture wise it reminds of chocolate chip cookies but it’s slightly chewier […]

Crème brûlée
Other Desserts

Crème brûlée

Hey everyone, guess what? I’ve officially started my journey to becoming a professional pastry chef and started studying in The Israeli Institute of Culinary Arts. It’s so EXCITING and as soon as a lesson ends I’m already looking forward to the next one. How sweet it is to study what you love and literally sweet when it comes to tasting the delights we are learning to make!! […]

Passion Fruit Yogurt Tart
Pies & Tarts

Passion Fruit Yogurt Tart

FRUITY and BRIGHT, refreshing passion fruit yogurt tart. The name says it all, it’s a delightful tart with a quick and easy to work with – cream cheese crust. I did not want to make it too heavy and thus used greek yogurt in the filling, that by the way pairs very well with the sweet tart flavour of passion fruit/purple granadilla! The inspiration for […]

Glazed Mini Bundt Cakes
Cakes

Glazed Mini Bundt Cakes

Who said bundt cakes are boring? They can be the best plain dessert or burst of unique flavours. Okay, so you can’t play much with the outside or you lose it’s distinctive ring shape but you can dress it PRETTY in a delicious shiny white chocolate glaze! Pink or white, multicoloured or black – whatever you choose and to make it extra CUTE, bake them into mini sized cakes. […]

Olympics Inspired Macarons
Macarons

Olympics Inspired Macarons

Are you following the Olympic Games in Rio? Today’s Day 11 and though I personally haven’t watched any sports on TV, the Olympics highlights are everywhere in the news and social media. So many talented athletes making the best of their practices and having their dreams come through. I can only imagine how amazing atmosphere there must be at the games right now!  I find the energy […]

Owl Cake Pops
Cake Pops

Owl Cake Pops

Hi everyone! I have some good news – two sweet recipes to try this weekend! One is a sweet, crumbly Vanilla Confetti Bundt Cake and second one, as the title says, is for adorable marbled Owl Cake Pops! These owl cake pops are made of vanilla confetti cake and cream cheese icing. Their ears are butterscotch chips and their beautiful marbled coating is white chocolate with […]

Matcha Green Tea Éclairs
Other Desserts

Matcha Green Tea Éclairs

Crisp choux pastry this time in form of eclairs filled with matcha whipped cream and topped with a generous amount of white chocolate glaze dusted with earthy matcha green tea powder dust and a little white chocolate and gold dust detail. Matcha has a very unique rich taste, bitterness of green tea with sharp vegetal taste and sweetness. I like to pair it with sweet white chocolate […]

Chocolate-Raspberry Layer Cake
Cakes

Chocolate-Raspberry Layer Cake

Soft, RICH and not too sweet chocolate layer cake with CREAMY, lightly SALTED chocolate buttercream and JUICY pink raspberries. – Yup, a simply satisfying dessert or afternoon pick-me-up treat! This 6 inch cake serves generously 4 people or sensibly 8 people. You can make it into 2 or 3 layers, adjusting the amount of frosting used in filling according to the number of layers. I made it into 2 layers with […]

Cinnamon Croissants
Leavened

Cinnamon Croissants

Puffy cinnamon roll croissants! YUMMY and using store-bought frozen puff pastry also a QUICK treat – perfect for breakfast or brunch! Sure you could make them from scratch too – and I got the perfect recipe for you 🙂 By Amending my Sugar Free Butter Croissants  you can reduce the amount of sugar they have and make them perfectly flaky by using real butter! When it comes to […]

Passion Fruit Raspberry Muffins
Muffins

Passion Fruit Raspberry Muffins

Light, fruity and none too sweet passion fruit raspberry muffins! They are FAST and SIMPLE to make – from scratch to breakfast table in just 30 minutes! Passion fruit gives these muffins little tartness, a nice yellow hue and crunchy bits from the black seeds. Whereas raspberries are the blushing juicy chunks bursting in flavour! These muffins are delightful treat from breakfast/brunch or a snack on […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies
Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Cookies cookies, not my typical thing to bake and it took a few versions until I was happy with these Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies. Nevertheless the results are worth it! These cookies are soft, chunky and chocolaty – perfect snack or treat on their own with a glass of milk or sandwiched and filled with peanut butter! Or with ice cream – who wouldn’t love a […]

Walnut Chocolate Squares
Bars & Chocolates

Walnut Chocolate Squares

Nuttylicious walnut chocolate square cake bars – they are nutty and very chocolaty! I actually made them last week, on the International Chocolate Day observed on the 7th of July. Okay my post is a few days late but it’s never too late to celebrate chocolate!! On Facebook I asked about your favourite chocolate treats and the answers included brownies, chocolate with peanut butter and ice […]

Pineapple Macarons
Macarons

Pineapple Macarons

“Be like a pineapple: stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside” Aww, how UPLIFTING quote is that? Reminds me to straighten my shoulders and look up even when I feel down. 🙂 I recently purchased a few pairs of the cutest socks ever, one of them which is a pair of pineapple socks in pink (see them in Instagram)! And as I put […]

Blonde Brownies with Berries
Cakes

Blonde Brownies with Berries

This is a quick post about a equally quick treat – berrylicious blonde brownies! It takes less than 10 minutes to whip up the batter and toss in frozen berries coated in potato flour that helps them to stay on top and somewhat intact. You can enjoy the brownies straight from the oven served with vanilla ice cream or allow to cool a bit, plate […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Macarons
Macarons

Peanut Butter Chocolate Macarons

They are sweet, a little salty, soft and crunchy – all in one bite. Macarons with cocoa shells one side dipped in dark chocolate and filled with chunky peanut butter for the extra crunch in texture. Though there’s no caramel in these, they do taste a lot like a snickers bar in a form of a macaron! I added little colour effect for a fun […]

Coconut Angel Food Fruit Cake
Cakes

Coconut Angel Food Fruit Cake

Another birthday in the family – yes! On Tuesday we celebrated my husband’s birthday and Saturday was his dad’s birthday. I wanted to make a naturally dairy free cake (not substituting margarine for butter and so on), so I decided to go for sweet, tender and light sponge cake – Angel Food cake but with fruity flavours. Angel Food cake is normally a really pale […]