Ultimate December Cake – Gingerbread, Cherry, Whip Fluff

This is the ultimate December Cake! Filled with gingerbread spices, tart cherries and a fluffy whipped cream cheese! I mean who could say NO?! I am lactose intolerant so I used Aito oat whip which worked great! A lot of my recipes show lactose products but I just substitute them for lactose free for myself and they are lovely! This is a very easy cake, … Continue reading Ultimate December Cake – Gingerbread, Cherry, Whip Fluff

Chocolate & Hazelnut Coffee Baklava

So one thing I absolutely loves is Chocolate, and one thing my husband really loves in baklava. I like it too, but i’m a through and through chocolate fan! So I decided to create my own version of this middle eastern dessert by putting the two together, adding some hazelnuts for crunch and espresso as the sticky syrup component. And voila! You got yourself one … Continue reading Chocolate & Hazelnut Coffee Baklava

Chocolate Almond & Cranberry Biscotti

It’s December 23rd today and is one of the busiest days of the year, where everyone’s panic last minute shopping before the stores close for Christmas Day in Sweden. So in order to add to that craziness I decided to bake some biscotti. It’s fast to make and all you do is pop it in the oven (twice) while doing all your other errands easily. … Continue reading Chocolate Almond & Cranberry Biscotti

Gingerbread Cake Pop Log

Cake pops are so awesome. They basically save left over cake or cake that didn’t turn out super perfect. In Sweden (where I live) a version of the ‘cake pop’ has been around for ages.. called the ‘dammsugare’ which translates to vacuum cleaner.. not really sure how the name came about but I’m guess it’s the way it looks .. resembling a 60-70’s style vacuum … Continue reading Gingerbread Cake Pop Log

Klenor – Swedish Christmas Donut

*Recept på Svenska nedan* A Classic Swedish Christmas cookie. This is one of those table desserts that practically every houehold in Sweden has at home. They either bake it themselves or theybuy it. But its deffinitly there! Klenätor or Klenor, is made from a doughnut-type of dough and then fried in coconut oil, and covered with a little icing sugar. its absoluty delicious, and mine, … Continue reading Klenor – Swedish Christmas Donut

Gingerbread cupcakes with Cardamom meringue buttercream

So here is a a simple recipe for a seasonal treat, that is moist, delicious, bake-ahead (yes! you can bake these ahead, and freeze them for up to two weeks, just take it out and let them defrost for an hour, and voila! good as new!) gingerbread cupcakes topped with cardamom swiss meringue buttercream. Its closing in on the seasonal flavours now, and gingerbread can … Continue reading Gingerbread cupcakes with Cardamom meringue buttercream

Cardamom Blondie with a Tosca Topping

In sweden today is Kladdkaka day – which is the swedish version of a brownie, but way more gooey’er. Instead of doing the traditional kladdkaka i decided to mix it up and do a white version (essentially know as blondie to you and I) but with a hint of cardamom to give it that Christmassy warm wintery feel. And to make it even more Ammna, … Continue reading Cardamom Blondie with a Tosca Topping

Saffron & Almond Cream Macaron (saffron semla macaron)

The ultimate winter Macaron is here! and its here to stay! 😉 If anyone of you readers out there have tastes a Swedish dessert called a Semla (cardamom bun with almond paste and whipped cream) then your in luck! ‘Coz here is a Saffron version of it as a macaron! (minus the cardamom) Trust me this is a new thing, and every one will LOVE … Continue reading Saffron & Almond Cream Macaron (saffron semla macaron)

Moist Carrot Cake with Mascarpone & Cream Cheese Frosting!

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!