Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

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 – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

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

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 pieces1 egg + 2 eggyolks125 g sugar100 g flour40 g chocolate powder1 tsp baking powder125 … 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

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 the Easter and spring season. for about 25 slices340 g flour,2 tsp baking powder,400 g … 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

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 – Couronne marbré autrichienne – Marmor Kranzkuchen

Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

english - français - 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 reserves during the 40 days of lent. In the 18th … Continue reading Austrian Carnival Doughnuts – Beignet de Carnaval – Faschingskrapfen

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

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). My mother enquired the next day of us who had eaten the “courgette cake” as … 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

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! Recipe Lemon Cake 300 … 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

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 – crumble cake aux myrtilles – Sauerrahm Blaubeer Streuselkuchen

Austrian Mohr im Hemd – Steamed Chocolate Cake – Gateau au chocolat en bain-marie – Schokoladekuchen im Dampfbad

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 Mohr im Hemd – Steamed Chocolate Cake – Gateau au chocolat en bain-marie – Schokoladekuchen im Dampfbad