Speculoos (Cookie Butter) Cheesecake

Speculoos (Cookie Butter) Cheesecake Recipe: Being a HUGE fan of speculoos, I have been dying to try this speculoos cheesecake recipe, and I finally made it for a family gathering last weekend. The recipe is very straight forward and I promise, you’d love it! Ingredients: For crust: 200 gr European-style cookies like speculoos cookies (I…

My Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

Hi everyone! Happy Valentine’s day! whether you celebrate today or not, I hope that you all know you are loved! ❤ These are some of my favorite valentine’s day recipes, I have included links to the recipes as well and I hope that you enjoy them if you have baking in your valentine’s day plans….

Traditional French apple pie {Tarte aux pommes et miel}

Traditional French apple pie {Tarte aux pommes et miel}   Recipe for crust (French Pâte Sablée): All purpose flour: 250 gr (8.8 ounce or 2 cups) Unsalted butter: 125 gr (4.4 ounce) Icing sugar: 70 gr (2.5 ounce) 1 egg yolk Milk (or cream): 5cl (1.65 oz) Salt: ¼ teaspoon 1. Cut your butter into…

Cinnamon rolls with cream cheese glaze

Cinnamon rolls with cream cheese glaze Ingredients: Dough:  8.5 oz whole milk (Luke-warm) (25 cl)  5 tablespoons unsalted butter (75 gr)  3 tablespoons powdered milk  4.5 cups (or more) unbleached all-purpose flour (600gr)  1/2 cup sugar (100gr)  2 large eggs  2 1/4 teaspoons rapid-rise yeast  1 teaspoon salt Filling:  1 cup golden brown sugar (225gr)…

Banana Chocolate Cake

Banana Chocolate Cake: Ingredients: * 3 bananas * Semisweet chocolate: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Cornstarch: 50 gr or 1 tsp * Crème fraîche (I use Trader Joe’s whipping cream, sold in small blue boxes): 4 tsp * 2 eggs * Sugar: 100 gr or 3.5 ounce * Unsalted butter: 100 gr * Baking…

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes)

Blueberry and almond pie (Tarte aux myrtilles et amandes) Ingredients: * 1 Pâte Sablée (recipe below) or Puff pastry (I sometimes use Trader joe’s ready-made pie crust instead) * Almond powder: ½ cup (100gr) * Sugar: ½ cup (100 gr) * Butter: 6 tablespoons (100gr) * 2 eggs * Fresh or frozen blueberries (I used…

Chocolate cake

My go-to Chocolate Cake recipe: This is by far the best and easiest recipe I use for my chocolate cakes. Ingredients: • Dark Chocolate: 200 gr • 4 eggs • Unsalted butter: 125 gr • Sugar: 250 gr • All-purpose flour: 125 gr • Baking powder: 2 tablespoons • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon (optional) Directions:…

Madeleine (French butter cakes)

Madeleine (French butter cakes) Recipe Ingredients for 24 Madeleines: • Unsalted butter 125 gr (4.5 oz.) • 1 Lime • All purpose flour 150gr (5.29 oz. / 1.2 Cups) • Sugar 130 gr (4.5 Oz / 0.65 Cup) • 3 eggs • Baking powder 2 tablespoons • Honey 2 tablespoon • Salt ¼ teaspoon Directions:…

Fondant au chocolate

Fondant au Chocolate Recipe: Ingredients: • 3 eggs • 2 egg yolks • 3 tablespoon sugar • ½ cup unsalted butter • 115 gr (4 oz) chopped chocolate • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour Directions: 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C); 2.In a large bowl, beat eggs, egg yolks and sugar until whiten;…

Povitica

Povitica Bread Recipe Ingredients for the bread dough: For the dough: • 300g plain flour, you will need extra for dusting • 40gcaster sugar • 7g salt • 10g fast-action instant yeast • 30g melted unsalted butter • 1 egg, beaten • ½ vanilla seed • 150ml warm whole milk For the filling: • 60g…

Fraisier cake

Fraisier Cake Recipe Ingredients: • 125g/4½oz caster sugar • 4 free-range eggs • 2 lemons, zest only, finely grated • 125g/4½oz self-raising flour, plus extra for flouring • 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing For the crème pâtissière: • 600ml/20fl oz milk • vanilla pod • 4 free-range eggs, plus…

Battenberg cake

Battenberg cake Ingredients: For the cake: • 175g/6oz softened butter, plus extra for greasing • 175g/6oz golden caster sugar • 3 free-range eggs • 175g/6oz self-raising flour • ½ tsp vanilla extract • red food colouring paste For the covering: • 6 tbsp apricot jam • whipped cream Preparation method: 1. Preheat the oven to…