Banana Snow Balls

A perfect dessert for winter time: snow balls! Banana Snow Balls are fluffy, creamy mini cakes with a banana in the middle, and its aroma can also be found in frosting. The preparation is a little longer than usually with my recipes, but the cakes are definitely worth it. Banana Snow Balls are made from cocoa and vanilla sponge, bananas, and vanilla frosting with banana aroma. Roll them into coconut and put in muffin paper cups. The cakes will look fancier, and they will be easier to serve.   Ingredients (for 35 pieces) Cocoa Sponge 4 eggs 140 g sugar […]

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Speculoos Tiramisu

A special holiday dessert! A »something different« tiramisu, in a way of using speculoos biscuits instead of ladyfingers. For those of you who want to know which cookies are those: they are traditional cookies in Netherlands and Belgium. Speculoos biscuits are caramel flavoured cookies with cinnamon and other spices. You can buy them almost everywhere now, especially in this Christmas season. I can hardly imagine a more Christmassy flavoured cookie, so I decided to combine these cookies with a creamy tiramisu. You can prepare your tiramisu in a glass baking tray, where you will get 8 smaller servings or 6 […]

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Yule Log

Yule Log is a famous Christmas dessert. By seeing Pinterest ideas, I have wanted to try baking this cake for a long time, and this year I finally found time to do it. Yule Log is often looking like a cake roll, but I have also seen some ideas about a round cake. It is made of cocoa sponge with added walnuts or hazelnuts, filled with creamy frosting and decorated in a way it resembles a tree trunk. This yule log is a chocolate version with walnuts and hazelnuts. Sponge is rich and fluffy. The frosting is mildly chocolatey and […]

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Buckwheat Stars with Hazelnuts

A recipe for delicious gluten free Christmas cookies. Buckwheat stars with walnuts are made of buckwheat and almond flour and hazelnuts, they are covered with chocolate and sprinkled with hazelnut croquant. Let the house smell of freshly baked cookies! For the stars, you will need about 3 hours, and you will get approx. 100 pieces.   Ingredients The dough 300 g buckwheat flour 150 g almond flour (you can use regular as well if you don’t need a gluten free version) 200 g powdered sugar 285 g unsalted butter or margarine 2 eggs 15 g baking powder 10 g vanilla […]

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Rum Snow Balls

Since it’s baking season, it happens sometimes we have some sponge cake left. All of you experienced bakers already know it’s the best if you use it in rum balls. Here’s the recipe how to make them. If you roll them in coconut, you get a dessert suitable for Christmas because it resembles small snow balls. Rum snow balls are really easy to make so anyone can do it, even a complete beginner.  From these ingredients, you will get approximately 25 snow balls, which will be made in 20 minutes.   Ingredients 250 g sponge cake crumbs, cookie crumbs can […]

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Sacher Christmas Trees

Another cookie recipe for chocolate lovers. I named them Sacher Christmas Trees because they are made of cocoa cookie dough and apricot jam, covered with chocolate. A perfect recipe for Sacher Cake fans! Ingredients will be enough for 70 pieces. The preparation time is 4 hours.   Ingredients Cookie dough 500 g baking flour 75 g raw cocoa powder 200 g powdered sugar 300 g butter 2 eggs 15 g baking powder Half a teaspoon of salt   150 g apricot jam   Chocolate cover 200 g baking chocolate/dark chocolate 150 g butter/margarine   Procedure Knead the dough from all […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Raspberry Crinkle Cookies? These are the most delicious cookies in the world. Chocolate crinkle cookies are usually those with which you can’t go wrong because they’re divinely chocolatey and simply melt when you taste them. Chocolate raspberry crinkle cookies go even further by adding slightly sour, aromatic raspberry to strong flavour of dark chocolate which creates a really special adventure. For making the dough you will need about half an hour and then you should let the dough rest in fridge over night. The next morning you make small balls, cover them in powdered sugar, and bake them.   […]

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