Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Zwetschgendatschi is a south-german speciality, most specifically from Augsburg in Bavaria. It's a sheet cake made from yeast dough that is thinly spread on a baking sheet generously covered with pitted plums. As my family used to live in Bavaria when … Continue reading Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake / gâteau aux quetsches

Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch I love savoury cakes as appetisers or for picnics. They are extremely tasty and moist and will go with any wine, champagne or drinks. This is one recipe I have been making for years and it always disappears as soon as … Continue reading Olive Cake – cake aux olives – Oliven Kuchen

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

Pavlova

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch 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! … Continue reading Pavlova

Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One thing we always, always have for Easter in Austria and Germany is the Easter Lamb! And I am not talking about the lamb roast but about the lamb cake ! As I have seen the mould being sold over … Continue reading Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

(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

Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake – Gâteau rustique meringué aux groseilles – Johannisbeer/Ribisl-kuchen mit Baiserhäubchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch 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 … Continue reading Rustic Redcurrant-Meringue Cake – Gâteau rustique meringué aux groseilles – Johannisbeer/Ribisl-kuchen mit Baiserhäubchen

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