Tag: Dessert

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Israel Flag
Cakes

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Israel Flag

Israel has just celebrated it’s 66th Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut. I wanted to make something special for the occasion and since I’ve wanted to make The Star of David from cookie dough for a while now, I decided to make it in my first ice cream sandwich cake, filled with store bought Israeli vanilla ice cream.

Nutty Macarons
Macarons

Nutty Macarons

Ingredients (makes around 50 macaron cookies) 150g egg whites, divided 50g ground walnuts 150g ground almonds, divided 200g brown powdered sugar, divided 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 200g granulated sugar 50ml water For filling:  Nutella hazelnut spread Skippy peanut butter Instructions Preheat oven to 160°C. Prepare two baking sheets with baking paper or silicone macaron baking sheets. Divide egg whites placing 75g in your mixing bowl and leaving […]

Ice Cream Cupcakes
Cupcakes

Ice Cream Cupcakes

Ingredients (makes 8 cupcakes) 65g unsalted butter, softened 110g golden caster sugar 1 egg 75g self-raising flour 60g plain flour 60ml milk raspberry essence lemon essence food coloring: blue, green, yellow and red 8 flat bottomed ice cream cones For the frosting:  80g unsalted butter, softened 300g powdered sugar 1 tablespoon milk few drops of lemon essence sprinkles Instructions Preheat oven to 160ºC and place […]

Funnel Cakes
Cakes

Funnel Cakes

Continuing with fried 1st of May desserts here’s my this year’s funnel cakes dressed in pink and yellow colored powdered sugar, I am including the steps I took to color the sugar under the recipe. Ingredients  2 eggs 100ml milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 200g plain flour oil for deep frying 80g powdered sugar food coloring yellow & red […]

Finnish Tiikerikakku – Tiger Cake
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Finnish Tiikerikakku – Tiger Cake

This dry cake is normally served on its own, I just used the hole in the middle as a candy bowl to these cute and super sweet white chocolate m&ms brought from the US. I have some more sweets I got on our trip and will have some other posts featuring something new very soon :).  

Pink Berry & Choco Push Pops
Push Pop Cakes

Pink Berry & Choco Push Pops

I bought these heart shaped push pop containers couple months ago, this is the second time I’m using them, first time was to recreate our wedding cake in mini versions for our wedding day. These ones are made with cut off pieces of my recent cakes and other ingredients I had at home, pretty fast and tasty treats. Steps are very simple, starting from cake […]

Chocolate Cake & Strawberries
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Chocolate Cake & Strawberries

Chocolate and strawberries = a match made delicious in my kitchen on a busy weekend before holidays. That busy that I even forgot to measure how much of strawberries made it to the top, luckily the picture gives an idea. 🙂  

Åland’s Pancake
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Åland’s Pancake

In honor of Åland‘s public holiday I made my version of Åland’s pancake and it became instantly my favorite pancake and it’s super simple to make. Ingredients (makes two 13x21cm pancakes) 350ml milk 40g semolina 20g sugar 1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 25g butter 1 egg 80g plain flour Served with whipped cream and mixed forest fruits Instructions Preheat oven to 200ºC and line […]

BIP 1 Month & Red Grapefruit Polka Dot Cake
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BIP 1 Month & Red Grapefruit Polka Dot Cake

BIP 1 month A month ago I made the first BIP post with Pink Polka Dot Lemon Cake promising myself next one would continue polka dots in decorations. Here it is! The dots inside the cake did not work out as well as they did the other way around, though taste wise it works  – Love the grapefruit  flavour!      

Coffee & Dark Chocolate Macarons
Macarons

Coffee & Dark Chocolate Macarons

Ingredients (makes 50 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 164g egg whites, divided to two 200g white granulated sugar 50ml water 205g almond flour/ground almonds 205g brown sugar powder 5g Nescafé espresso instant coffee, grind For the filling: – dark chocolate & coffee ganache 200g dairy free dark chocolate 60ml heavy cream 20ml strong filter coffee 20g brown sugar powder Instructions Preheat oven to 160°C. Prepare two […]

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  

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 […]

Red Velvet USA Flag Cake
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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 […]