Category: Cakes

Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

When growing up, apple cake was our family’s all time favorite. A birthday party without apple cake was unimaginable at our house. My mum would bake her signature apple cake (with a custard-like filling) for the weekend, and very often it was already gone by […]

White chocolate raspberry cheesecake … a tribute to NYC

White chocolate raspberry cheesecake … a tribute to NYC

There are many things New York City is famous for. One of them is cheesecake! Hardly anyone can resist the velvety texture of the cream cheese filling paired with a crunchy base of biscuits. Although I lived in New York for almost four years, I […]

New Year’s resolutions … beetroot chocolate cake

New Year’s resolutions … beetroot chocolate cake

It’s a new year, and with it usually, lots of New Year’s resolutions are being made. It’s that time of the year when we reflect about the past, make goals for the upcoming year, and decide which bad habits to let go off and what new […]

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

Sugar has always been quite a controversial topic for me. On the one hand, I know the health damages sugar can cause and on the other hand, I love cake, pastries, and sweet treats. So how can that work? I have to admit I’m struggling … […]

Pink rainbow meringue kisses

Pink rainbow meringue kisses

If you are looking for pretty cake decoration or just some fun girly treat, these pink rainbow meringues are so easy to make but at the same time look so impressive! I found these when I was looking for a fun cake decoration for the pink […]

Baking for friends … my first ever ombré cake

Baking for friends … my first ever ombré cake

Special occasions call for an extraordinary cake. And when my friend Louisa invited me to her daughter’s baptism I knew this is the perfect opportunity to finally try to make an ombré cake. And because Leni-Carlota is a sweet little girl, of course, this ombré […]

Apple pie fixes everything …

Apple pie fixes everything …

Is there anything better than apple pie? I don’t think so. That flaky, buttery pastry combined with tart apples is just the perfect fall or holiday treat. And most of the time they come with a pretty decoration which makes them not only satisfying to […]

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan, vegetarian, paleo … the food world is full of different philosophies that try to tell us which foods to eat and which to ban from our plates. Personally, I don’t believe in labels when it comes to my food choices. For me, they represent […]

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

The leaves are falling, and it’s getting chillier when I ride my bike to work. It’s officially fall now. And with fall comes pumpkin season!!! I love pumpkins, and the moment they appear on farmers markets or in the supermarket, I can’t think of anything […]