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Dutch Baby with Lemon Curd

Dutch baby is one big pancake baked in the oven, served in a pan and actually not Dutch at all. In fact, it is German and a very popular dish in America. I love it’s unusual for a pancake texture – almost custardy soft centre and puffy crispy edges. There are many options how to serve it ...

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red velvet is probably one of my favourite cakes. I love the texture and deep colour of the sponge. I tried to find some information on how and where this cake originated but only found a couple of urban legends with no clear facts about cake’s history. One thing I realised is don’t limit yourself to ...

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Impress your friends with the Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting. Put some smiles on their faces with cute decorations and stunning presentation.  You might think it looks like a lot of work, but it is not as complicated as it seems. In fact, I also attached my stencil for the bunnies ...

White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese

What could be more romantic then a homemade White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese? If you are looking to impress your loved ones with something special, beautifully presented yet not very complicated – this recipe is just perfect for you! I developed this cake from scratch to create a moist and delicate sponge with ...

White Chocolate Marzipan Bread & Butter Pudding

Bread & Butter Pudding is a wonderful British desert, which I discovered only quite recently. (shame on me) Comforting and mouth-watering this pudding is easy to make and you can add all sorts of ingredients to it – dried fruits, spices, fresh berries, chocolate, you name it.   Back in medieval times it was made out of ...

Chocolate Almond Cake Balls

Do you like cakes? Do you like sweets? Well I’ve got a perfect treat for you – Chocolate Almond Cake Balls! These velvety rich chocolate delights look like truffles and taste like cake. They would make your Afternoon Tea Party 100% royal! Another cup of tea, Sir? Prep time:Cooking time:Makes approx.: 20 minutes + cooling15 minutes12 balls Ingredients:  3 Medium Size Eggs 90g ...

Christmas Biscuits Piparkukas

I am really excited to share with you a recipe of my childhood - Piparkukas.   It is a traditional Latvian Christmas biscuit similar to gingerbread. Instead of ginger we use black pepper and other festive spices like cinnamon and nutmeg and decorate these biscuits with royal icing. Children’s favourite these could also work perfectly as Christmas ...

Killer Chocolate Cake

This recipe has been given to me by a very dear friend of mine. He doesn’t cook or bake often but when he does this is what comes out from the oven - Triple decker chocolate heaven! And the best part – it is actually not that hard to make. I am really grateful to have ...