Raspberry Cream Cake

I think everyone around me knows my big weakness for strawberry cake, especially my pistachio strawberry cake, but here is a new recipe, created for my men who love strawberries but adore raspberries. Those who are familiar with my recipes will certainly recognize some components, especially my Strawberry Mousse. Recipe Raspberry Cream Cake (24 cm) … Continue reading Raspberry Cream Cake

Mole Cake (traditional + Thermomix)

A very popular cake in Germany is the mole cake. As a great classic, it was developed a long time ago by Dr. Oetker as a cake mixture. Now there are hundreds of different recipes on the internet, as it is really very popular at children's parties. The cake looks like a molehill and shows … Continue reading Mole Cake (traditional + Thermomix)

Banana Slices Sheet Cake Style

A great classic of Austrian cuisine is this delicious variant of the very popular Banana Split, but more elegant and refined! But beware, it is totally easy to get addicted to this cake! It is of an unbelievable creaminess! For a baking frame of about 36 * 26 cm (at least 15 slices) - if … Continue reading Banana Slices Sheet Cake Style

Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle

Who doesn't love a good Pavlova, with its special meringue with the crunchy outside and the soft center, topped by a light mound of whipping cream and with lots of fruit as its crowning glory. This Pavlova is my ultimate take on the autumn variety, as the berries that I use in my summer Pavlova … Continue reading Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle

Carrot Cake

It's this time of the year again, when I am thinking a lot about carrot cake. The soft texture, with its rich colour and the warmth of the spices, especially cinnamon coming through, is for me the perfect indulgence when it is raining and windy outside. The additional bonus is, that, just like my Chocolate … Continue reading Carrot Cake

Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat

A recipe that in Belgium every chocolate lover knows by heart is the one for the famous "Moelleux au Chocolat" from the cookbook "La cuisine à quatre mains". Even my husband who usually leaves patisserie to me, knows this one by heart and makes it on his own if the mood strikes! Ironically the same … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat

Raspberry Chocolatemousse Cakes

I love serving these little cakes at dinner parties or for a posh afternoon tea! Very easy to make and such an elegant look! The association of velvety chocolate and tart raspberries is just heavenly. Tip for Easter place a couple of chocolate or sugar eggs on top instead of the raspberries to make an … Continue reading Raspberry Chocolatemousse Cakes

Austrian Marble Wreath Cake

A perfect cake for an afternoon tea or even for a lunchbox. My boys regularly request this cake as they like the mix of vanilla and chocolate. The advantage is that, in case some pieces are left over, which doesn't happen very often, they freeze beautifully and can be defrosted either in the microwave or … Continue reading Austrian Marble Wreath Cake

Austrian Carnival Doughnuts

Carnivals Shrove Tuesday is almost upon us and as every good Austrian knows, Carnival is Krapfen time!This, in the past, was because lent was much stricter than it is nowadays and people needed to eat heartily to keep up their reserves during the 40 days of lent. In the 18th century, apparently, a brilliant cook, … Continue reading Austrian Carnival Doughnuts