Easy Chocolate Souffle
Souffle

Easy Chocolate Souffle

Ingredients (makes two individual souffles) 2 eggs, separated 30g butter, softened 2 tablespoons sugar 65g unsweetened dark chocolate 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon cocoa powder Instructions  

Philadelphia Crust Pizza Focaccia
Savoury

Philadelphia Crust Pizza Focaccia

Ingredients 25g yeast 200ml water 1 teaspoon salt 160g whole wheat flour 200g plain flour 50ml canola oil For the sauce: 1 table spoon canola oil 2 gloves of garlic, crushed 50ml canned tomato sauce 1/2 table spoon oregano 1 teaspoon herbal salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper For the crust and toppings:  100g Philadephia Cream Cheese 200g grated edam cheese 1 tomato, thinly sliced 1/2 […]

Sugarless Pink Coconut Cookies
Sugar Free

Sugarless Pink Coconut Cookies

  Ingredients (makes 15 cookies) For the cookies: 50g margarine, melted 1 egg 80g pink coconut flakes 30g plain flour 50 g oatmeal 1/2 teaspoon baking powder For decorating: No added sugar dark chocolate (60% cocoa), melted Instructions Preheat oven to 200°C and prepare a baking sheet with baking paper Place the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well Add your melted margarine and the […]

Confetti Cake Pops
Cake Pops

Confetti Cake Pops

These cake pops were made from the cut off pieces and leftover frosting of Red Velvet USA flag cake Ingredients (makes about 22 cake pops) 325g cake crumbs 80g cream cheese frosting 120g white chocolate 100g milk chocolate colorful edible confetti Instructions Crumble your cake and mix it with the frosting starting with a spatula and eventually by hand until all incorporated. Take small portions […]

Quick Shamrock Quiche
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Quick Shamrock Quiche

Ingredients 3 whole wheat tortillas 4 slices of cheese + some grated on top 1/2 small onion, sliced thin 400g steamed broccoli florets 2 eggs 100ml cream 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon herbal salt pinch of white & black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 160Cº. Shape your foil tins to form a shamrock.  

Red Velvet USA Flag Cake
Cakes

Red Velvet USA Flag Cake

Hidden USA flag in Red Velvet Cake, scroll down for recipe and instructions. I made this cake as a farewell cake to our dear friends moving to The United States, wishing them all the best in their new life in the glamorous USA. 🙂    

Happy Purim Soft Hamantashen
Cookies

Happy Purim Soft Hamantashen

 I’m new to these Purim pastries and kind of went more for the look than the flavor as I had none of the traditional fillings at home, and the pastry dough is one I use for many savory pastries so I assume they aren’t as sweet as you’d normally get.   Hamantash or Oznei Haman, how they are called in Hebrew aren’t just any triangular pocket […]

Sugar & Cardamom Moomin Cookies
Cookies

Sugar & Cardamom Moomin Cookies

  Though I drink my coffee from a Moomin cup every single day, the flavors I associate with Moomins are cardamom and vanilla 🙂 so here’s attempt #1 need to work on glazing techniques   Ingredients (makes 25-30 cookies) For the cookies: 80g butter, softened 100g extra fine sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 150g plain flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 […]

Vegetable Rye Pastries
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Vegetable Rye Pastries

Ingredients (makes 15 pastries) For the dough: 125g butter, softened 70g whole wheat rye flour 50g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 120ml sour cream For the filling: 3 carrots, grated 1 small onion, grated 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into small cubes 100g vegetable cream cheese, softened Instructions

Strawberry Cupcakes with Crust
Cupcakes

Strawberry Cupcakes with Crust

Ingredients (makes 8 regular sized cupcakes) For the crust and batter:  60g unsalted butter, divided 80g cookie crumbs 90g extra fine sugar 2 eggs 65g self-rising flour 60g plain flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 65ml milk 100g strawberries, chopped For the icing: 100g cream cheese 50g unsalted butter, softened 50g powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons of mashed strawberries extra strawberries for decorating Instructions

Lemon & Licorice Macarons
Macarons

Lemon & Licorice Macarons

Ingredients (makes 25 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 80g egg whites, divided to two 100g almond flour/ ground almonds 100g powdered sugar 100g granulated sugar yellow and black gel food coloring lemon extract licorice root extract/powder For the homemade Lemon curd 4 unwaxed lemons, zest and juice 200g sugar 100g unsalted butter 3 eggs + one extra yolk I made the Lemon curd a day […]

I Heart Finnish Shrove Buns
Leavened

I Heart Finnish Shrove Buns

I’m two days late with baking the traditional Finnish Laskiaispulla eaten on Shrove Tuesday so I made it in a new shape to show I ♥ Ingredients (makes 17 I Heart buns) For the sweet buns: 225ml milk, lukewarm 25g fresh yeast 65g sugar, divided about 600g plain flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons of crushed cardamom seeds 75g butter or margarine, softened 1 egg For filling: […]

Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quiche
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Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quiche

  Ingredients (pan size 33 x 23 x 5 cm) For the crust: 100g cream cheese 100g butter, softened 130g whole wheat rye flour 30g oatmeal 30g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder For the topping: 1 bunch (400g) asparagus, tough ends removed 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 red onion , thinly sliced 250g grated cheese (emmental/edam/cheddar) 2 eggs 100ml milk 100ml cream 2 gloves […]

Raspberry Citrus Macarons
Macarons

Raspberry Citrus Macarons

Ingredients (makes 45 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 160g egg whites dived to two 200g white granulated sugar 50ml  water 200g almond flour/ground almonds 200g powdered sugar gel food coloring, pink & orange/yellow drop of raspberry extract drop of lemon/orange extract For the filling – white chocolate ganache with grated orange peel & raspberry jam. 150g white chocolate 60ml heavy cream zest of half […]

Pink Polka Dot Lemon Cake
Cakes

Pink Polka Dot Lemon Cake

Here the decorations are from sugar paste, white rolled out in one piece, leaves, bird and branches made using a mould. Next time I will definitely continue polka dot theme in decorations here I was just so eager to try out the new fondant mould. Every piece is unique with dots for each plate, cake is moist and taste fresh.