Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben 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 … Continue reading Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

(Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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.Recipe Individual Chocolate - Raspberry CakesFor about 8 … Continue reading (Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I love this cake for its soft texture and its surprise in the centre! It can be adapted for all sort of seasons or events as the insert can be anything you like. Here I have chosen a lamb for … Continue reading Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen

Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Austrian Marble Wreath Cake – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One of the cakes that I ate a lot as a child in Austria was this one. I remember, with 2 of my sisters, having sneaked chocolate squares out of the freezer one day (we didn’t get sweets very often). … Continue reading Chocolate Squares – Carrés au chocolat – Schokoladeschnitten (Zucchini Kuchen)

Gluten and Dairy free Lemon Cake – Cake aux citrons sans lactose et gluten – Gluten und Laktose freier Zitronenkuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Gluten and Dairy free Lemon Cake – Cake aux citrons sans lactose et gluten – Gluten und Laktose freier Zitronenkuchen

Blueberry Crumble Cake – crumble cake aux myrtilles – Sauerrahm Blaubeer Streuselkuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Blueberry Crumble Cake – crumble cake aux myrtilles – Sauerrahm Blaubeer Streuselkuchen