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

Pavlova

I do very often have leftover eggwhites after my baking. As I hate wasting them I have started freezing them individually in an ice cube tray in order to have egg whites when I need them. This works absolutely beautifully! One of the desserts I can quickly whip up that way is the Pavlova. Australia … Continue reading Pavlova

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

Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake

If you are like me, you might have frozen berries in your freezer. Some of them are very hard to use because they are extremely sour. One variety of those are the redcurrant berries. I normally don’t like them except in this cake – and I love this cake so much that I even planted … Continue reading Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake

Gluten and Dairy free Lemon Cake

Sometimes my second son asks me for a lemon cake which he really likes. I have tried so many different versions over the years and now finally I am happy with the result! I have made a gluten and dairy free version but you can use regular flour without any problem! This cake is also … Continue reading Gluten and Dairy free Lemon Cake

Blueberry Crumble Cake

Do you know the feeling when your kids come home from school and just want something sweet. My middle son loves his cakes and has been adamant for me to do one for the last couple of days, feeling it to be unfair that there are constantly cakes in the house but never for him. … Continue reading Blueberry Crumble Cake

Austrian Steamed Chocolate Cake

Today I am going to share with you the recipe for ‘Mohr im Hemd’ which is an Austrian dessert and my personal all-time favourite! It consists of chocolate, walnuts, and other ingredients and is cooked in water similar to the English Christmas pudding. In Austria this dessert can be savoured in restaurants and coffee houses … Continue reading Austrian Steamed Chocolate Cake