It’s midsummer in Sweden on Friday, which means its a traditional day where every Swede is off, celebrating the midsummer eve with lots of food, family gatherings and of course, CAKE! The usual to be baked during midsummer is a strawberry cream cake, but I’ve notched it up a bit and created a lemon & poppy seed cake, with a strawberry mousse, and raspberry cream … Continue reading Lemon, Poppy Seed & Strawberry Summer Dream Cake!
During the summer, you want to have something a Little bit tangy and sweet but nothing to overpowering. You don’t want a full cake but you want something substantial like a cake… right? So here is my take on a cake that’s not so much like a cake but it is like cake … you with me? 😉 My Lemon & Poppy seed butter laof … Continue reading Lemon & Poppy Seed Butter Loaf Cake
I LOVE macarons! They were literally the first things I started baking with an obsession. Literally baked over 200 macarons a day until I perfected them! (No that’s not a joke, it’s for real, my husbands weight proves it 😁). I decided this time that I would put together two of my favorite flavors – Salted Caramel and Chocolate Ganache! Do I hear a ‘YUM’!! … Continue reading Salted Caramel & Chocolate Ganache Macarons
In the USA Today it’s National Donut Day and what better way to celebrate than to make DONUTS!!! My husband isn’t a fan of jam fillings but I love the fruits taste. So I figured if I make a mousse filling he might actually eat it! And guess what! ITS WORKED! I made a raspberry mousse only because I love the tartness of the raspberries … Continue reading Raspberry Mousse filled Donuts
Scones are one staple British breakfast/brunch/afternoon tea treat. It’s also commonly just a plain scone, and to be honest they are extremely tasty on their own, and without any additional flavoring. However, because I absolutely love chocolate, and had some chocolate chips left over from a previous bake, I thought why not change things up a bit. So in true Ammna ‘extra’ style, I’ve created … Continue reading Double Chocolate Chip Scones
March 5th in Sweden is traditionally started with an amazing treat! Its actually one of my favourite deserts, one that I could eat for the rest of my life and never get sick of! Its called Semla (or fastlagsbulle), its a cardamon bun with almond paste and white cream, topped with a tiny bit of icing sugar. Its absolutely divine! Its take a while to … Continue reading Swedish Semla / Cardamon bun with almond paste and cream
February 3rd is carrot cake day in Sweden (where I’m at these days 😉 ) and what better way to celebrate than BAKE A CARROT CAKE! Well no ordinary carrot cake, the Queen of all carrot cakes that exist! Haha! No but seriously though, there is pineapple in it, which makes it super moist, and pecans nuts which gives it the ground earthiness, and then … Continue reading Moist Carrot Cake with Mascarpone & Cream Cheese Frosting!
This is a very traditional Swedish bun, usually baked during Christmas season, when Saffron flavours are all over the place! 🙂 For those that are wanting to impress for Christmas abroad, or just wanting to bake some amazingly yummy buns with a little extra, try this out , trust me, Its ill go down amazingly! Dont forget to check out my YouTube channel : Click … Continue reading Swedish Saffron Buns (Lussebullar)
In Sweden every year on October 4th we celebrate the traditional cinnamon bun. However this year, ive decided to make a cinnamon & nutmeg knot – still juicy and fluffy like a cinnamon but with a twist 😉 Here’s how you make them! INGREDIENTS : 50 g fresh yeast 500 g full fat milk 1 kg flour – split into half (500 g + 500 … Continue reading Cinnamon & Nutmeg Knots (buns)
There isnt anything better to brighten up your day, when fall is around the corner, than having a scrumptious fully filled salted caramel donut with a crunchy & chewy honeycombe peice ontop! YUMMMMYYYY ! This recipe maybe take a while to make (prove time is a looong) but you can make then same day too, however if you wait, you wont regret it! For Sure! … Continue reading Salted Caramel & Honeycombe Donuts