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Baking

Death by chocolate

Today I want to share with you my version of an Easter-Chocolate-Oreo-Cake, aka: 'Death by Chocolate'. ;-) The recipe is very easy (as everything I share on this blog is).     For the cake, I mixed 220 gr of soft butter with 220 gr of fine caster sugar. Then...

Love fool

This soft and moist - heart-shaped - lemon cake makes for the perfect afternoon treat and is so easy to make! I am happy to share this recipe with you all.     The base is a simple quatre-quarts cake with a few extra touches. What you need: 220 gr of sugar, 220...

Orange is the new brownie

Brownies are always a big hit with my kids, well anything to do with chocolate really. ;-) You can find dozen of easy recipes for brownies online. What I usually do, is mix and match recipes until I find - what I think - sounds like a good one to...

Soft and delicious raisin bread

I haven't got much experience baking bread (yet), but I like it a lot. Nothing nicer than kneading dough with your bare hands. Very relaxing, you should try it!;-) I first googled some different recipes and then decided to try out the one from Belgian TV-chef Piet Huysentruyt. The result turned...

Sweets for my sweet

For some reason it was stuck in my head that baking eclairs was a bit tricky and far too difficult for a newly-amateur baker such as myself. Until I read the following recipe in the 'Peper en zout'-magazine (Spar) for mini-eclairs which seemed surprisingly easy......

Mmm Maltesers

    Today's recipe is based upon Lorraine Pascal's recipe. You first bake a chocolate cake by mixing all ingredients together and bake in a pre-heated oven at 175 degrees for about half an hour. I used a 24cm cake tin to do so. After the cake has had time...

Red roses in the snow

Yesterday, in the car on our way to the Winter Nights at Bokrijk, I was listening to Radio 2 's '1000 klassiekers', the radio station's annual list of the ultimate classic songs. And at number 546 there it was: the wonderful 1975 classic by Belgian singer Marva called 'Rode rozen in de sneeuw' (Red roses in the snow). My inspiration to bake these lovely apple roses. :-)...

Pavlova Heaven

I've been wanting to try and make a Pavlova for a really long time. The recipe I tried today I found on the Allerhande website and made me feel pretty confident. ;-) This website is always a good source to find easy recipes. I adjusted it slightly (meaning less sugar) and I added my own little touch (enter the lemon curd!)....

Pear and chocolate

This delicious pear and chocolate cake is so easy to make and makes me happy... just by looking at it.   Ingredients: 250 gr of self-raising flour, 250gr of butter, 250gr of sugar, 3 eggs, half a tablespoon of baking powder, 3 tablespoons of cacao powder and 2 pears. ...